Mercedes F1 has climbed from "awful" in Monaco to "not good"

The upgraded Mercedes Formula 1 car has progressed the team from being “awful” in last year’s Monaco Grand Prix to being only “not good” in 2023, reckons boss Toto Wolff.

Aston Martin unveils the revolutionary DB12, a super tourer with a 680-hp V8 engine

Aston Martin presented the new DB12 model, a super tourer coupe that breaks the mould compared to previous DBs. For the first time, Aston Martin decided to rely solely on the twin-turbocharged V8 engine from Mercedes-AMG, with a power output of 680 hp and torque of 800 Nm. In addition, the car features electronically controlled suspension, electric power steering, an electronically controlled e-Diff rear differential, four-level ESP and an eight-speed automatic transmission with shortened final ratio. The cabin features a new infotainment system, a 10.25-inch digital display and remote connection via the Aston Martin app. The coupe features a muscular and aggressive design with elements linked to the tradition of the British manufacturer.

New Mazda CX-5 Planned, Could Launch In 2025 With Hybrid Powertrain

The CX-5 would be sold alongside the CX-50, CX-70, and CX-90 in Mazda's US showrooms.

Concerned Kerry residents plead for ‘urgent’ traffic calming measures before serious accident occurs

Residents living along the N70 road in Kenmare have urged the council to put in place traffic calming measures for the safety of all the residents who walk on the Kenmare to Sneem Road. Speeding cars are putting the lives of children and adults at risk given that the footpaths are incomplete forcing people out onto the road and into traffic. There ...

Aston Martin: Alonso wouldn’t have won Monaco F1 going straight to inters

Aston Martin Formula 1 team principal Mike Krack says that Fernando Alonso wouldn’t have won the Monaco GP had he gone straight to intermediate tyres when rain first appeared.

French Gear Specialist Furygan Presents The Speed Mesh Evo Jacket

The Speed Mesh Evo offers comfort and protection with a combination of cowhide leather panels and breathable 3D mesh.

GAA club get green light to convert old clubhouse into new bungalow

St Bride’s GFC has got the green light for a house at their clubrooms. Louth County Council has granted permission for demolition of existing rear single storey extension of disused clubrooms and refurbishment of remainder disused clubrooms to a three-bedroom bungalow dwelling. Previously granted permission for two semi-detached two-storey dwelling...

Private cars banned from driving through College Green from today

The College Green bus corridor will be in place for 24 hours, seven days per week.

Mercedes-AMG One Burns To A Crisp In Enclosed Trailer, Cause Unknown

Mercedes-AMG minus One.

Jeep Wrangler Inferno: the six-wheeled off-roader is a 707-hp "devil"

Jeep Wrangler Inferno is the car that represents adventure and daring. With its six strong and durable tyres, the Wrangler Inferno can tackle any terrain, making for a smooth and safe driving experience. The Hellcat engine guarantees unparalleled acceleration and a breathtaking top speed. The muscular and imposing design, together with state-of-the-art technology, make the Jeep Wrangler Inferno a unique and inimitable car. Sold without a hitch at the Barrett-Jackson auction in 2019, it was up for auction again this year, attracting the interest of many, but the sale is still open.

Watch Modified Tesla Model S Set A New Lap Record At Willow Springs By Accident

Unplugged Performance’s “Dark Helmet” was doing hot laps for Pikes Peak.

Alonso defends Monaco F1 medium tyre call as track was "99% dry" on in-lap

Fernando Alonso has defended Aston Martin's medium tyre call in his opening Monaco Grand Prix pitstop, feeling the circuit was "99% dry" at that part of the Formula 1 race.

Hyundai Tucson Refresh Spied For The First Time

Hyundai covers this model with lots of camouflage.

Ford CEO On EVs: "We see the Chinese as the main competitor, not GM or Toyota"

Jim Farley thinks that Chinese brands will be “the powerhouse” when it comes to electric vehicles.

2023 Cadillac Lyriq AWD Emerges In EPA Range Ratings

The difference between RWD and AWD is minimal.

2024 Kia Sorento Facelift Caught On Camera Hiding New Headlights

Those vertical clusters look familiar from the Telluride.

Gorey Pedestrian and Cycling Association calls on community to back Esmonde Street plan

The newly-formed Gorey Pedestrian and Cycling Association have commended the inclusion of cycle lanes in the Esmonde Street Regeneration Plan and are encouraging all members of the community to support it. Gorey Pedestrian and Cycling Association (GPCA) is a new group of Gorey residents who want people of all ages and abilities to be able to travel...

Covered Rivian R2 SUV Clay Model Shown For The First Time In Official Q&A Video

Rivian’s smaller R2 platform looks similar in size to the Ford Bronco Sport.

Tesla Model S Plaid, Ferrari SF90, Porsche 911 Turbo S Meet In Epic Drag Race

The ultimate EV versus hybrid versus combustion engine showdown.

Russell "kicking himself" for throwing away "comfortable" Monaco F1 podium

Mercedes Formula 1 driver George Russell says he is "kicking himself" for making a mistake that cost him a "comfortable P3" in a rain-hit Monaco Grand Prix.

Motorcyclist (50s) dies following crash in Co Meath

The crash took place yesterday evening in the Dunshaughlin area.

2023 Isle of Man TT: Five storylines to follow

The 2023 Isle of Man TT begins on Monday with the opening practice ahead of two weeks of mesmerising motorcycle racing action.

16-Year-Old Learner Driver Spotted In 759-HP Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

He hopped behind the wheel of the supercar right after school.

HJC Presents New Miles Morales Graphic For RPHA 11

The new design has been launched in time for the new "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" movie.

The Second-Gen Tesla Roadster Isn't Coming Anytime Soon, Musk Confirms

Clearly, the low-volume Roadster is not a priority for Tesla.

Tesla Model Y One Year Later: What Does The Wife Think?

It seems everyone is buying the Tesla Model Y, but will your family still be in love with it after a whole year of EV ownership?

Tank 500 PHEV Blends Luxury, Efficiency, And Off-Road Prowess

This could be one of China's finest SUVs.

Supercars lands new Perth deal until 2025

Perth will remain on the Supercars championship calendar until at least 2025 thanks to a new deal between the series and the West Australian government.

Indy 500 drivers voice tyre concerns after vibrations, cording in practice

Contenders in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 believe the race could be impacted by high tyre degradation at the end of stints, after some suffered vibrations, cording and blistering in practice.

2023 Cessnock Australian Postie Bike Grand Prix To Return

After a record-breaking 2022 edition, 2023 is aiming to be bigger and better than ever.

Ford Three-Row Electric SUV Coming In 2025 With 350 Miles Of Range

Ford's chief advanced product development and technology officer, Doug Field, likened the upcoming model to an Expedition.

2024 Porsche Panamera Spotted Working Out At The ‘Ring Gym

An official debut is expected near the end of the year.

Watch: Three ADVs On The Trans Euro Trail Portugal

A Norden 901, 890 Adventure, and Africa Twin tackle the trails of Portugal.

Wexford lighthouse goes electric with e-car charge points for visitors

The only public e-car charging point in coastal south west Wexford has been made operational at Hook Lighthouse. Following a trial run over recent weeks the dual (two-vehicle) charging point is located at the top of the car park at the lighthouse. Manager Lorraine Waters said: “We are the only one in the area, apart from in private residences. The ...

Tesla Customers Going For Mercedes, Porsche EVs After Cancelation Of RHD Model S And Model X

Some reservation holders have been waiting for their Teslas since 2020.

Cooltown– a 143ac, €1.43m Meath farm made for the laid back

‘Cool’ is a word much used in conversation. It has taken the place of words like ‘grand’, ‘fine’ and phrases like ‘whatever you’re having yourself’. Cool can also be used to describe someone who is laid back, hip and ‘pleasant to be with’. A locality named Cooltown would be expected to have some of the above characteristics and, I suppose, Cooltown...

2.85 acre Wicklow property fetches €167,000 at auction

A “spectacular and scenic” 2.85 acre Wicklow property sold for a whopping €167,000 at a hotly contested online auction this week. Featuring extensive road frontage and breath-taking, panoramic views over Bray Head, the Wicklow coast and the Sugar Loaf Mountain, the spectacular ‘Highland View Lodge’ in Killegar, Enniskerry, caused quite a stir when ...

2024 Cadillac CT6 Unveiled In China With Escala Styling, 33-Inch Screen

It's only offered with a 2.0-liter engine.

Six-year-old has both feet severed in freak seat belt accident

The Virginia State Police have issued an appeal for public support after the daughter of a state trooper lost both her feet in a “terrible accident” involving a seat belt. Aubrey Scaletta (6) was playing with a ratchet strap in the passenger seat of a pickup truck on May 17 when one end of the strap went out the window and wrapped around the drive ...

Tesla Model 3 Update Likely Coming Soon As Giga Shanghai Production Stalls

The updated Model 3 was seemingly leaked last month.

New Benelli Tornado 402 Sportbike Expected To Enter European Market Soon

The new beginner-friendly sportbike brings fancy features such as a single-sided swingarm and Marzocchi suspension to the table.

The DTM rule that cost Porsche's Preining win at Oschersleben

Factory Porsche driver Thomas Preining looked set to take victory in Sunday’s DTM race at Oschersleben until a penalty for a pitstop infringement dropped him to third.

How have other countries managed contactless bus payments while Ireland has not?

The National Transport Authority recently said it would take “years” for the service to be rolled out.

Fionnán Sheahan: Grand-theft-auto lawlessness on our roads needs more than a bad Michael McDowell tribute act

“And the joyriders go beep, beep, beep, beep, beep, bi-diddy-beep, beep, beep, beep at the gardaí. – Shay Healy, Take a walk on the Northside Given his chameleon-esque contribution to culture, comedy and current affairs, the late, great Shay Healy would probably get a kick out of his Dublin parody of Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side cropping up aga...

Watch Porsche 911 GT3 RS Race Chevy Corvette Z06 And BMW M4 CSL On Track

These three cars represent three different philosophies for a performance vehicle.

O’Ward on Ericsson Indy 500 clash: “I won’t forget that one”

Arrow McLaren’s Pato O’Ward was livid over his dramatic collision with Marcus Ericsson in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, saying “I’ll make sure that he comes with me next time”.

Cadillac GT4 Officially Revealed In China As Compact Coupe-SUV

The massive 33-inch screen comes as standard.

Plectrum Flying over water at 140 km/h, the superyacht with three hydrogen engines for 15,000 hp

The Plectrum, Lazzarini Design's new luxury yacht, is set to become one of the fastest in its class thanks to its three 15,000 horsepower hydrogen engines. With a top speed of 75 knots, the Plectrum is designed with a hydrofoil system inspired by America's Cup catamarans. At 74 metres long and 15 metres wide when moored or anchored, the yacht can accommodate up to six guests in six cabins plus an owner's suite, has two garages and allows for a helicopter landing. The Plectrum is built entirely of carbon fibre composite materials and is set to hit the market in 2025 at a price of around 80 million euros.

Yadea's VF F200 Electric Scooter Is A Sleek Commuter Co-Designed By Porsche

The sporty commuter is touted as the most powerful electric scooter in its class.

Ericsson: Final-lap Indy 500 restart was “unfair and dangerous”

Indianapolis 500 runner-up Marcus Ericsson believes the decision to restart the IndyCar blue ribband race for a final one-lap shootout straight from the pits was “unfair and dangerous”.