Motor News & Features

New trim levels for Skoda’s Yeti

Skoda has updated the Yeti SUV with the addition of two new trim levels?— the SE Drive and SE L Drive.

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Clean hydrogen to power cars requires fossil fuel energy

Some alternatively-fuelled power options are well-known now. Electric cars, for instance, are gaining popularity and are becoming a common sight on roads, especially within cities.

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Reaching for the sky: ‘Flying cars’ may soon be reality

Aviation companies foresee a lucrative market in one- and two-seat taxis that would carry commuters to work by hovering above city traffic, says Joan Lowy

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Mazda MX-5 RF in the fast lane

The long-awaited Mazda MX-5 RF (standing for ‘retractable fastback’) will officially launch in Ireland in just over a week’s time.

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CrossClimate+ gives winter capabilities to summer tyres

Timely news for Irish motorists is the announcement by Michelin of its plans to expand its range of summer tyres with winter capabilities with the introduction of CrossClimate+ fitments, built to offer improved traction on snow-covered roads.

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Safety first with Volvo

Volvo Cars has cemented its position amongst the leaders of automotive safety innovation with its new S90 sedan and V90 wagon by being the first car maker to score a full six points in the Autonomous Emergency Braking for Pedestrians (AEB Pedestrian) test procedure and an overall five-star rating for both cars.

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Kia looking forward to transforming the look of the brand

Kia president of design, Peter Schreyer, says despite completely transforming the look of the brand in the last 10 years, his job is not done yet.

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Smart Brabus ForTwo: The ‘Smart’ choice for city motoring

Thanks to its innovative and quirky design, the Smart car is one of the most recognisable on the road. The latest model brought with it greater levels of technology and comfort. Now, esteemed tuning company Brabus have taken the ForTwo and breathed a little extra fire into it.

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