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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Changing Gear to Electric – Information evening on Electric Vehicle
Mar26

Changing Gear to Electric – Information evening on Electric Vehicle

JJ Burke Car Sales, Ballinrobe held an Electric Vehicle (EV) virtual information evening on Thursday evening last, 25th March with a panel of Ireland’s leading EV experts. Due to the current pandemic registered guests joined in from the comfort of their homes and offices across Ireland, the event itself was held through webinar and live on Facebook. The highly anticipated evening was hosted by Caroline Downey who was live from the...

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Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition 
Nov25

Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition 

Is this the most important car Volkswagen has launched since the Golf in 1974? asks Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? Volkswagen’s Golf-sized family hatch is the first in a family of ID-badged next-generation electric cars. Is it a looker? Gone are the days when electric cars looked weird and worthy the ID 3 is a very stylish good looking hatchback that actually looks far better in reality than photos might suggest. How...

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