Sun, 14 Jun, 2020
With the annual Geneva car show cancelled for the first time since the Second World War era, carmakers are going virtual in a bid to wow the hordes who would otherwise descend on the Swiss city to get a closer look at the latest models.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
NOT too many vehicles are as imposing as the first VW purpose-built pick-up, the Amarok and I can safely venture that the version we tried recently — titled the Amarok Aventura — is perhaps the most outrageous car to have decorated the driveway this year, other than the preposterous Ford Raptor, which looks like it just drove off the set of a Mad Max movie.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
IT IS as big as Co Louth — the “Wee County” — and it costs nearly as much as a wee house in that part of the world. It is very large indeed and might even be visible from outer space and for BMW, the X7 is indeed a very expansive (and expensive) venture into uncharted territory and, to continue to interstellar analogy, to boldly go where no Beemer has been before.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
It’s that time of year again — the bi-annual Frankfurt Motor Show. Manufacturers, journalists and prospective buyers across the world have flocked to Germany to see what new cars are on the horizon, and the latest cutting-edge concepts.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
THE high-end small family MPV market is not one that would strike you as being terribly big, but it is sobering to note that the Mercedes B-Class, which has had something of a chequered history, has sold in pretty impressive numbers since it first emerged
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
The director said some of his best friends are gay and lesbian and that he understands the term “queer” is embraced by the LGBT community. The restaurant has been ordered to pay €20,000 in compensation to the bar manager.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
A pensioner with a "heart of gold" who has a special relationship with Malta after he donated a historic Naval crest to the country is fighting for his life after being knocked down while holidaying in the resort town of Sliema.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Fashion and homeware retailer Laura Ashley is to leave its long-held Cork city centre shop on St Patrick’s Street, after 30 years trading there at the Merchants Quay Shopping Centre: it is moving instead to suburban retail park.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019