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Nissan’s IMQ concept crossover: Is this the face of the next generation Qashqai?

Geneva’s Palexpo hall, the home of its famed motor show, was practically bursting with electricity on Tuesday, and not all (or even much) of that came(...)

You might have been forgiven for thinking that there’s nothing wrong with the global car industry, judging from the Geneva motor show in 2019. Amid a (...)

The debate over the future of diesel power kicked up a gear this week as campaigners and car makers butted heads, and disagreed over figures

The debate over the future of diesel power kicked up a gear this week as campaigners and carmakers butted heads, and disagreed over figures. At the E(...)

The package of proposals being put before the parliament also includes major reductions in the allowable Co2 emissions from vehicles

As the punters, pundits, and prognosticators gather for the Paris motor show, potentially the most important motoring decision of the week will be tak(...)

The EU Parliament’s environment committee has approved a proposal to enforce targets that would see, by 2025, car makers compelled to have 20 per cent of sales made up of full-electric vehicles

The EU could be on the verge of introducing tough new targets for the sales of electric cars, in the wake of findings that car makers are already chea(...)

Jim Meade: began his railway career as an apprentice fitter in 1979 and has worked in a range of roles at Iarnród Éireann since then

Iarnród Éireann has appointed Jim Meade, the group’s director of train operations, to be its new chief executive. Mr Meade has been acting chief exec(...)

Dublin has joined 18 other European cities calling for the EU to make life safer for pedestrians by enforcing tighter regulations on the designs of tr(...)

Passenger charged with engaging in behaviour of a threatening, abusive or insulting nature on board Aer Lingus Flight EI823 Paris to Cork. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man has been remanded on bail after he was charged with assaulting a female air steward and engaging in abusive and threatening behaviour on board a(...)

Greenpeace members protest against diesel emissions. According to T&E, if one takes a measurement of a car’s whole-life carbon dioxide emissions, as opposed to merely localised exhaust pipe emissions, diesel cars actually cause the emission of more CO2 than an equivalent petrol car.

Much of the talk at last week’s Frankfurt motor show was about diesel, and how it’s still a critical fuel source for the future of motoring. In spite (...)

T&E points out that “the advertising budget for  electric cars in Norway, where more than one in three new cars sold are now electric, is much higher than elsewhere. BMW spends 24 per cent of its budget on promoting BEVs in Norway, and Daimler spends 14 per cent for its BEVs.”

A decade ago, we were promised that by 2020, 10 per cent of all cars sold in Ireland would be electric cars, and that the days of burning dead dinosau(...)

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