Updated: 09/08/16 : 11:43:37
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VW freshens up Beetle

Volkswagen’s refreshed Beetle is now on sale in Volkswagen showrooms. There are subtle changes to the design of the iconic model, with redesigned bumpers that are flatter and sportier in the Beetle and Design models. The Beetle Sport has now been replaced by the Beetle R-Line, and this boasts a unique bumper design with additional ventilation openings above the bumper. There are now tinted LED rear lights and a range of new alloy wheels and [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/08/16 : 11:52:55
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One millionth Audi Q5 rolls off production line

Last Thursday, the one millionth Audi Q5 drove off the production line at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt. The jubilee car, an SQ5 in Sepang Blue, will be delivered to a family in Germany.The international success of the Audi Q5 began in 2008, when Audi launched this model in the mid-range SUV segment – the second Q-model from the company after the Audi Q7.Since then, the Audi Q5 has become a favourite with customers and can be [...]  Read More...

Updated: 06/07/16 : 13:05:31
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ŠKODA introduces new 1.0TSI petrol engine

ŠKODA Ireland have announced that they will introduce a new 1.0TSI petrol engine in their Octavia model this July. Not only will this be the first time a three cylinder engine will be used in the Octavia; ŠKODA will be the first brand in the Volkswagen Group to launch this particular engine on the MQB platform. Turbo charging will result in a healthy 115bhp power output form this unit. Exact figures have yet to be confirmed however significant [...]  Read More...

Updated: 06/07/16 : 13:12:28
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161 registrations top 100,000 up 23%

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) issued the official 161 car sales figures for the first half of the year. New car registrations were up + 23% (101,338) ahead on the same period last year (82,337) while the month of June saw an increase of 12% (1,626) compared to June 2015 (1,448).In the business sector Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), are currently up 9% (867) on June last year (799) and year to date are up 26% [...]  Read More...