The wings fold up in a demonstration of the Terrafugia “Flying Car” during the first day of press previews at the New York International Automobile Showon April 4, 2012 in New York. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP via Getty Images

2020 is one of those years. No, not in that sense (well, obviously in that sense but that’s not what we’re talking about here…). No, 2020 is one of th(...)

Daniel Ricciardo in the Renault F1 Team RS20 during last month’s  British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Seventy seems like a good age. Many of us, maybe even most, can expect these days to live beyond three-score-and-ten, as the increasing number of nona(...)

 Carolyn Hayes after winning the BMW National Series race at Dublin City Triathlon, Phoenix Park, 2018. Photograph: Bryan Keane/ Inpho

We’ve all had to make sacrifices in during the coronavirus lockdown, but what do you do if your dreams were within reach? Someone getting used to mak(...)

Skoda is one of a number of major car brands using a portable device by Sanity Systems, which uses ozone gas to sanitise vehicles

As the motor trade prepares to reopen aftersales departments from next Monday, many dealers are increasingly frustrated that sales operations cannot r(...)

Paddy Magee:  has called for a two-month cut in VRT introduced in line with the new 202 registration period starting on July 1st to support jobs in the motor trade.

A short-term cut in the tax paid on new cars is needed to save thousands of jobs in the motor trade, said Renault Ireland boss Paddy Magee. Mr Magee,(...)

Renault has put its 10 years of electric car production experience to good use with its latest refresh of the Zoe. The third generation Zoe changes li(...)

A view of the new Renault Clio (2019)

No, it’s not electric (and probably never will be). No, there’s no exciting high performance version (again, at least not yet). No it’s not a hybrid ((...)

The Government’s target to have 950,000 electric vehicles on the roads in the Republic by 2030 is already being described as unrealistic within the motor trade. Photograph: Alexander Becher/EPA

A senior motor executive in Ireland has warned that the market for new cars in Ireland could plummet to as few as 55,000 sales next year if the Govern(...)

At the moment, ESB public charging points are available to use for free, however this is set to change this year. Photograph: iStock

The steady rise of EV sales in Ireland shows that a growing number of people are switching to electric and hybrid technologies. As the number of elect(...)

Electric cars are coming but are we ready?

The electric clock is ticking. We’re getting closer and closer to the Government’s proposed deadline of 2030 for the end of petrol and diesel car sale(...)

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