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# motoring news

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# Skoda Kodiaq RS
Skoda readies the hot Kodiaq RS model for Ireland
It will be here in time for Christmas, just saying…
# Ford Mondeo Hybrid Estate
Ford Mondeo Hybrid estate on the way for Ireland
The new addition to the Mondeo range should be here in spring 2019.
# BMW 3 Series
Meet the all-new BMW 3 Series
The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series is expected to go on sale in early 2019.
# Audi SQ2
Audi has announced a hot version of its Q2 SUV - the SQ2
It uses the same engine as the S3 hatch.
# Kia Sportage
The Kia Sportage gets an upgrade with new design and infotainment features
Kia’s best-seller gets updated inside and out.
# Honda CR-V
The new Honda CR-V has launched in Ireland
Prices start from €33,500.
# Peugeot e-Legend concept
The stunning Peugeot e-Legend concept is an autonomous EV with classic DNA
Peugeot will unveil the electric coupe at the Paris Motor Show.
# Audi E-Tron Quattro
Take a look at the new Audi e-tron Quattro SUV
This is the first ever electric production model from Audi.
# SEAT Tarraco
SEAT unveils its all-new Tarraco SUV - the biggest in its range
It’s the first large SUV from the Spanish car maker.
# Kia Proceed
The Kia ProCeed has been unveiled - and it's now a sporty shooting brake estate
The car will make its debut at next month’s Paris Motor Show.
# all-new Ford Focus
The new Ford Focus has now launched in Ireland
Prices start from €24,900.
# Ploughing 2018
Here's a chance to win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k
If you’re down at the Ploughing Championships, will be raffling the car at its stand.
# Dacia Duster
The all-new Dacia Duster has launched in Ireland
Prices start from €17,390.
# Mercedes EQC
Mercedes has unveiled its first all-electric SUV
The Mercedes EQC is expected to arrive September 2019.
# Ploughing 2018
Heading to the Ploughing? You could win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k will be raffling the car at their stand.
# industry report
Teslas are having a surge in interest among Irish drivers, according to DoneDeal search data
Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.
# LEGO Bugatti
This life-size Bugatti Chiron is made out of Lego Technic
And it drives too!
# Toyota Corolla Hybrid
The Toyota Corolla Hybrid is coming to Ireland
The first cars are due to hit our shores in January 2019.
# Skoda apprenticeship
Skoda wants to hire more apprentice mechanics as it chases the big brands
Are you looking for a career in the automotive industry?
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report
Here are Ireland's top 10 used car brands for 2018 so far (by cars sold)
Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review H1 2018.
# Dacia
Ireland is getting its first standalone Dacia dealership
Menapia Motors Dacia will open in November on the Rosslare Road in Wexford Town.
# Honda HR-V
Honda has updated its HR-V crossover with noise cancelling technology
Deliveries of the updated Honda HR-V begin in October.
# Volkswagen Beetle
The Volkswagen Beetle has finally gone out of production after more than 70 years
But you still have time to buy one.
# Skoda Karoq Sportline
Skoda announces Sportline and Scout versions of its Karoq SUV
Both models will get their world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October.
# Audi Q8
Here are the Irish prices for the new Audi Q8
Audi’s new flagship SUV goes on sale later this month.
# Volkswagen Grand California
The new Volkswagen Grand California campervan has a shower and a rear sleeping area
The Grand California, will make its world debut at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf later this month.
# distracted driving
1 in 4 Irish drivers admit to using social media while driving
Allianz Ireland survey reveals what distracts Irish drivers behind the wheel.
# Audi PB18 e-Tron
Audi is all set to unveil its electric supercar concept - the 'PB18 e-tron'
The Audi PB18 e-Tron is a concept supercar with electric drive.
# maranello magic
Want a Ferrari-powered SUV? The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio goes on sale in Ireland
It’s four-wheel-drive, too.
# Audi Q3
Audi pulls the wraps off the new-generation Q3 SUV
The new Audi Q3 will be available to order from late 2018.
# Volkswagen Polo GTI
Volkswagen's pocket rocket Polo GTI goes on sale in Ireland
The most powerful Volkswagen Polo is priced from €32,395.
# AutoBEST EV test
How far can electric cars really go? Here are the first independent range test results
AutoBest jury members from all around Europe tested 10 EVs with range of at least 200km.
# Audi TT 20 Years
Two decades of the iconic TT: Audi unveils the TT 20 Years
Just 999 examples will be made.
# Toyota supra
Here's a look at the new Toyota Supra prototype making its world debut
The development model was seen in action on the hill course.
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report
Revealed: The used cars that retain their value the best
Highlights from DoneDeal’s motor industry review for the first half of 2018.
# Land Rover
Land Rover celebrates 70 years with its largest ever parade of vehicles at Goodwood
A convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the show at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
# Maserati
The V8 Maserati Levante SUV had its world premiere at the weekend
Like all Maserati petrol engines, this V8 is assembled by Ferrari in Maranello.
# aston martin
Check out this bonkers V8-powered city car from Aston Martin
The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet debuted at last week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
# SIMI Motor Industry Report
New car sales drop 4.5 per cent for 181, says SIMI/DoneDeal report
Cheap imports are still being blamed for the decline in new car registrations.
# Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo
Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo smashes 35-year old lap record for the Nurburgring Nordschleife
German racer Timo Bernhard was behind the wheel.