Hyundai IONIQ 5
Feb24

Hyundai IONIQ 5

Suzanne Keane gets behind the wheel of Hyundai’s  sharply styled all-electric IONIQ5 Why you will like it? Family-sized crossover E.V. that has a range of up to 481km. Is it a looker? The IONIQ 5 is certainly futuristic looking. Hyundai say it celebrates clean lines and minimalistic structures and there really isn’t anything unnecessary on the exterior. On first impressions, it appeared to look like an “Electric Car” from a Lego...

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700km with two under 6 and an electric car
Feb13

700km with two under 6 and an electric car

Suzanne Keane goes on an EV roadtrip in a Hyundai Ioniq5 I’ve had a bit of a love hate relationship with electric cars for the last few years. The idea is great, the potential cost savings are excellent but I just didn’t think they were quite there yet so when I was given the opportunity to test out a Hyundai IONIQ 5 I decided to be brave and use it for a planned road trip to Dublin, rather than staying safe and close to home. I...

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Lexus UX 300e
Sep07

Lexus UX 300e

We get behind the wheel of Lexus’s first all-electric vehicle writes Geraldine Herbert What’s new? The Lexus UX 300e marks a first for the Japanese carmaker, a small crossover that runs entirely on battery power and is a blueprint for what’s to come. Lexus plans to launch 20 all-new or redesigned models over the next five years, including battery-electric, plugin hybrid electric and hybrid. Is it a looker? In a segment...

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Mercedes-Benz EQA 250
Aug31

Mercedes-Benz EQA 250

Mercedes new EQA is designed to appeal to a younger generation of eco-conscious motorists writes Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? The EQA is an electric version of the GLA crossover and travels 426km on a single charge. Is it a looker? From the outside, the sleek exterior is instantly recognisable but the most noticeable difference that sets it apart from the GLA is the black radiator grille in place of the conventional one....

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Tesla Model 3 Long Range
Jul19

Tesla Model 3 Long Range

Sales of Tesla’s Model 3 are accelerating, we find out why writes Geraldine Herbert Why kids will love it? When it comes to cars my kids are hard to impress. It’s nothing new for them to be dropped to a friend’s house in a BMW and collected in a Mercedes and even the odd Bentley does little to sway their usual indifference. But the arrival of the Tesla Model 3 inspired a very different reaction. Elon Musk, it seems,...

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Audi e-tron GT
May17

Audi e-tron GT

      With a stunning exterior and luxurious interior, there is much to like about the all-electric Audi e-tron GT writes Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? Designed to set pulses racing the all-electric e-tron GT is according to Audi a ‘game-changer’. Is it a looker? On the outside it is beautifully sculptured with sleek lines and a dynamic profile. How far can I go on a single charge? The range of 479km and the...

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