• Posts Tagged ‘Volkswagen’

    New car sales up 30 per cent

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Motoring News

    2013 Volkswagen Golf exterior right side static

    New car sales are expected to top 100,000 in 2015 – the highest figure since 2008. Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a 31 per cent year-on-year increase in new car sales in January. Some 29,948 151-plate cars were registered last month. The top three selling car brands...

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    New Volkswagen Passat arrives in Ireland

    by  • January 13, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Volkswagen Passat exterior front right static

    The new Volkswagen Passat is now available to buy in Ireland. Volkswagen says the eight-generation model boasts a brand new design, new technologies and new engines. It’s being offered in a choice of two petrol and three diesel engines, including the 1.4-litre 150 TSI petrol which uses Volkswagen’s Active Cylinder Technology. This promises ‘significant...

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    Pricing announced for new VW Golf estate

    by  • January 7, 2015 • Motoring News

    Prices for the new Volkswagen Golf estate will start from €22,280, Volkswagen has announced. The new model is available to order now and is offered in the same trims as the five-door hatchback variant – Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Sixteen engine options are on offer, ranging from a 1.2 TSI 85bhp five speed manual...

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    Car of the future, gesture control and global experiments – car tech at CES

    by  • January 6, 2015 • Motoring News, Technology

    Mercedes-Benz offered a glimpse into the commute of the future at International CES in Las Vegas today, with the unveiling of the extremely futuristic-looking Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car. Keynote speaker Dr Dieter Zetsche said the most important luxury goods of the 21st century are ‘private space and quality time’ and...

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    Car companies talk tech at CES

    by  • January 5, 2015 • Motoring News, Technology

    No, the C in International CES does not stand for car, but with all the automotive technology on the schedule you’d be forgiven for thinking so. The Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off in Las Vegas tomorrow, with Ford’s Mark Fields and Mercedes-Benz’ Dieter Zetsche among the keynote speakers. Tonight (4am GMT), Dr Zetsche...

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    €10k price drop for 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

    by  • October 31, 2014 • Motoring News

    2015 Volkswagen Golf R exterior front right dynamic

    The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R is now available to order – at a price €9,550 less expensive than the 2014 model. Volkswagen Ireland says the new €42,445 starting price is ‘despite the addition of increase specification to the value of €2,280’. Standard features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Park Distance control, Climatronic two zone air...

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    Volkswagen e-Golf arrives in Ireland

    by  • September 29, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Volkswagen e-Golf exterior front right dynamic

    The all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf is now available to order, with prices starting from €32,660. Based on the standard Volkswagen Golf, the EV has a range of 190km, depending on driving, and a top speed of 140kph. It can accelerate from 0-100kph in 10.4 seconds. Its standard full charge from a standard domestic three-pin socket...

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    Order books open for Volkswagen Golf SV

    by  • May 16, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Volkswagen Golf SV exterior front left dynamic

    Volkswagen dealers are now taking orders for the new Volkswagen Golf SV, for July delivery. The German car manufacturer says the new Golf SV will offer ‘all of the advanced technology of the Golf hatchback range, but in a larger, more practical body’. The new model replaces the Golf Plus and will sit between...

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