Michael Mcaleer

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Peugeot 3008: Forget what you think about French cars – this is a revelation

Europe’s car of the year for 2017 will be chosen from a pair of superminis, a pair of crossovers and a trio of executive cars. The shortlist for the (...)

While the Paris motor show this year might have had slightly bare cupboards (Lamborghini, Bentley, Ford, Mazda, McLaren, Rolls-Royce and Volvo were al(...)

Uber’s Volvo XC90 self-driving car is shown during a demonstration of self-driving automotive technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters

The automotive world gathered in Paris last week. On Thursday the motoring bosses addressed the media on the great advances they have made, the ongoin(...)

Volvo says the new V90CC works well in the urban environment.

“In Sweden every road leads to the forest.” That’s the claim of Volvo executives at the launch of the firm’s latest addition to its new model line-up(...)

The Mayo case is likely to have international ramifications for VW.

In the latest twist in the Volkswagen emissions scandal the car firm’s legal team walked out of Castlebar District Court on Tuesday afternoon after Di(...)

New car sales rose in August were up 14.3 per cent on the same month last year, with the total registrations so far this year at 138,538.

New car sales rose in August were up 14.3 per cent on the same month last year, with the total registrations so far this year at 138,538. Sales in A(...)

‘You will feel the potholes, but It was never meant to be a comfort cruiser’

It’s fair to say the thought of driving the latest DS didn’t fill me with awe. Despite promises of beating the German premium brands, what’s on the ro(...)

Skoda Octavia vRS:  While it manages to keep up with the rest of the   hot hatch pack, it has never watered down its practicality

There are some sounds that makes the small hairs on your neck stand up and your teeth clench. Nails drawn across an old blackboard or a dentist’s dril(...)

New Volvo S90: a real challenger in the executive new car market

Volvo’s new premium range offers the Swedish brand a real opportunity to compete against the established players like BMW’s 5 Series, Audi’s A6 and th(...)

Judges of the 2016 awards: back, from left, Prof Pat Daly, Teagasc; Prof Pat Gibbons, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School; Dr Paul Beaney, Ulster University; Robert Love, AbbVie. Front, from left: Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Niall Campbell, KPMG; Michael McAleer. Photograph: Eric Luke

From cutting edge technology behind space exploration and autonomous cars, to a smart way to unload all those foreign coins we have stuffed away in d(...)

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