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Group247 introduces wide range of reputable brands

For more than 60 years the Irwin name has been synonymous with the automotive aftermarket. The family run business was...
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Motor Industry turns out for SIMI Awards

The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance were held last night at a...
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Mercedes-Benz delegation visits new Connolly dealership in sligo

Mercedes-Benz Ireland chief executive, Stephen Byrne and sales manager, Ciaran Allen, recently visited the newly opened Connolly Motor Group Mercedes-Benz dealership...
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Somora Motor Parts launches new range of Optimal wheel bearings

Somora Motor Parts has just launched a new range of wheel bearings featuring double-row ball bearings with 4 point seal,...
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Renault gets to the core with new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus

Renault Ireland is supplying a new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus to the Core Youth Service in Inchicore, Dublin to help...
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Further fall in Northern Ireland unemployment welcomed

Ireland’s specialist auto trade recruitment website RecruitAuto.com welcomed another fall in unemployment figures in Northern Ireland. However, the rate has...
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Group247 introduces wide range of reputable brands

For more than 60 years the Irwin name has been synonymous with the automotive aftermarket. The family run business was established in the 1950’s and in the intervening years there has been a steady rise in both reputation and workforce, with the company name evolving to reflect changing times and markets. Since 2011, the company

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Report show how efficient trucking facilitates trade

A report commissioned by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the World Bank shows how efficient trucking facilitates trade, reduces poverty and generates prosperity. Key conclusions in the IRU/World Bank Road Freight Transport Services Reform report highlight the importance of the driver, condition of vehicles, technical inspections and business-enabling regulation. The successful collaboration between

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Serious threat posed by closure of secure motorway parking for trucks

The closure of secure motorway parking areas for trucks will not solve the migration crisis in Europe, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU). The move threatens the safety of drivers, removes essential facilities, and could impact negatively on local neighbourhoods, potentially exacerbating rather than addressing the problem, the IRU says. The IRU considers

Motor Industry turns out for SIMI Awards

The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance were held last night at a glittering ceremony at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4. The awards now in their seventh year were attended by over 700 of the motor industry’s senior figures and guests. The accolades adjudicated by an independent panel

Alldata adds 13 new models

Alldata, the automotive repair software specialists, has added 13 new models to its service offering to workshops and bodyshops. Alldata helps workshops improve accuracy, quality, productivity and ultimately profitability.Its solutions help repair and collision workshops face everyday challenges. The company is continually adding features and content to make technicians more efficient, and make the workshop

Mercedes-Benz delegation visits new Connolly dealership in sligo

Mercedes-Benz Ireland chief executive, Stephen Byrne and sales manager, Ciaran Allen, recently visited the newly opened Connolly Motor Group Mercedes-Benz dealership at Collooney, Co. Sligo Meeting with dealer principals, Neil and Kevin Connolly Jnr., they viewed the premises and described themselves ‘highly impressed’ by the new facility which, they said, ranks amongst the finest in Ireland. A

Enterprise Rent-A-Car marks 20th anniversary by planting 20,000 trees

To celebrate 20 years of operations in Ireland, Enterprise Rent-A-Car employees began planting 20,000 trees in various sites across Ireland, as part of the company’s global initiative to plant 50 million trees in 50 years across Europe and North America.   In Ireland, Enterprise has partnered with One Million Trees in One Day to deliver

Somora Motor Parts launches new range of Optimal wheel bearings

Somora Motor Parts has just launched a new range of wheel bearings featuring double-row ball bearings with 4 point seal, from Optimal. Depending on the region, method of use and season, wheel bearings are exposed to particularly strong environmental influences, shortening the lifespan of the wheel bearings. Optimal’s solution is to use cassette seals with

Renault gets to the core with new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus

Renault Ireland is supplying a new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus to the Core Youth Service in Inchicore, Dublin to help get their new outdoor programmes for youth on the road.   Previously known as St Michael’s, the Core Youth Service was established in 1986 in response to poverty, a lack of recreational opportunities and substance

Autoelectro issues starter motor warning

Autoelectro, has urged technicians servicing the Nissan Micra to check for a ‘burnt out’ starter motor following a vehicle recall. The push start ignition switch on the K13 series (2010-onwards) has a known fault, which can cause the switch to remain in the pressed position and not return after the engine is switched on. Consequently,