Neil Briscoe

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Now we just have to hope that Audi’s new-found magic electric touch can spread to the more affordable models that will wear the e-Tron badg

It’s the lightness that gets you, that draws you in, and that reveals to you a glimpse of a world that you thought, but hardly dared believe, might be(...)

The ID.4 has a taller front end than the ID.3.

You would just assume that this one will be the big hitter. Like Beckham lining up a penalty, like Babe Ruth at the bat, like Dennis Priestley on the (...)

The shortage of semiconductor chips is not just down to one big issue, but rather an unfortunate coincidence of several. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s always frustrating when you don’t order enough chips, but rather than have too few fried potatoes to go around, the global car industry is facing(...)

Volkswagen’s new Tiguan.

I still find it slightly odd to think that the Tiguan was, last year, Volkswagen’s best-selling car in Ireland. Maybe it’s an age thing, and that I st(...)

Alpine A110 Légende: This near-perfect sports car   gives us hope of a  more enjoyable electric future

In a way, this is a homecoming. As the stubby blue snout of the Alpine A110 snuffles and sniffs along a twisting, heaving, lumpy stretch of Irish tarm(...)

An ever-increasing number of cars, including many mainstream models, now come with a built-in SIM card that allows ‘always-on’ internet access.

You think you’re just playing music as you drive, or maybe listening to a favourite podcast, but as soon as you tether your smartphone to your car, wh(...)

In styling terms, the new 308 gets the new Peugeot ‘face’ with a vast, concave grille, narrow lights, and the slashing, ‘fang’-style LED daytime running lights at the side.

Having been half-revealed last week, by spy photos which caught it with a half-removed tarpaulin, Peugeot has today shown off its new 308 hatchback, t(...)

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission says when getting a car service to make sure you get a “quote” and not just an “estimate”, which is simply a guess at the cost of the work

If you were able to invoice €125 per hour, you’d be pretty happy. Assuming you work a 38-hour week, and take two paid weeks off every year for your ho(...)

The assembly line that produces both the electric vehicle Renault Zoe and the hybrid vehicle Nissan Micra at Flins-sur-Seine, the largest Renault production site in France.  Photograph:  Martin Bureay/AFP/Getty

It does seem to be working. The move towards electric motoring does seem to be taking root, and indeed sprouting, in the minds of Irish car buyers. It(...)

Power comes from either a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine with 255hp or a turbo 3.0-litre inline-six with 335hp.

You might think it somewhat mad to be setting up a dealership, for expensive sports cars that trace their design lineage to the 1930s, in Ireland, ami(...)

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