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Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in...
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Kearys Hyundai Service Centre partners with Traka Automotive

Networked key management solution provider to car dealers and service centres Traka Automotive, has provided a 180 slot key cabinet...
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Win a 171 piece socket set from Laser Tools

Win a 171 piece socket set from Laser Tools Registration is now open for this year's AutoTrade EXPO at Citywest...
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Tyre Industry Open Golf on horizon

The Tyre Industry Golf Open is set to take place at the Heritage Hotel & SPA Killenard, Co. Laois, on...
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Skoda will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland

A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland. Skoda Ireland confirmed that when Pope...
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Toyota’s new Hybrid collection set for Ireland for 191

2019 will see the launch of four new Toyota self-charging hybrid models including new generation versions of the RAV4, the...
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KYB reaches four million shock absorber fitting video viewings

KYB Europe Aftermarket has reached four million views of its fitting videos on its YouTube channel. The market leading range of fitting videos for difficult or unusual shock absorber replacements was launched in 2013. There are now over 100 videos, covering more than 380 vehicle applications. The videos are watched on average over 90,000 times

Glasurit to exhibit at Automechanika

Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand is set to exhibit at Automechanika in Frankfurt Germany, September 11-15. Automechanika, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket takes place every two years alternating with the IAA (international automobile exhibition) – this year for the twenty-fifth time. The Glasurit booth will be part of the

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people and organizations nationwide in reducing deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads. The RSA is asking communities all over Ireland to once

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Kearys Hyundai Service Centre partners with Traka Automotive

Networked key management solution provider to car dealers and service centres Traka Automotive, has provided a 180 slot key cabinet to Kearys Hyundai Service Centre in Cork City. The Traka system has helped this busy service centre to cut the time spent by technicians locating and moving cars into its workshop bays by more than

Win a 171 piece socket set from Laser Tools

Win a 171 piece socket set from Laser Tools Registration is now open for this year’s AutoTrade EXPO at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21. To celebrate, we are running a Free Competition and all you have to do is simply register to attend the AutoTrade EXPO. Registration is of course free. All

Tyre Industry Open Golf on horizon

The Tyre Industry Golf Open is set to take place at the Heritage Hotel & SPA Killenard, Co. Laois, on Thursday, September 6. The Tyre Industry Golf Open, organised by the ITIA and supported by the Tyre Trade Journal is open to all those connected with the tyre and motor industry. This will be a

1957 Ford Zephyr wins 2018 Bradford Classic

Alec Edwards, owner of a 1957 coral pink Ford Zephyr, won the grand prize of Winner of Best in Show in the 2018 Bradford Classic on Saturday, August 11. Meanwhile, Geoff Stanley with his 1973 Fiat 500, Flossie, won the runners-up prize, and Andy Harrison, with his 1968 BMC 1800 London to Sydney rally car, was highly

New workshops at Automechanika

Practical workshops have been a part of Automechanika Frankfurt for many years. Now, on the occasion of the event’s 25 year anniversary, the range of workshops on offer is being expanded yet again with new offerings that include bodywork repair and paintwork, augmented reality, truck competence, diagnostic techniques and digital communication. Every day from September

First Line oil sumps

Reflecting the poor surface quality of many of the UK and Ireland’s road network, with pot-holes and debris, as well as the huge increase of so-called ‘traffic calming’ speed humps and ramps, the number of vehicles entering the workshop with damage to their oil sumps caused not just by impacts, but from corrosion to exposed

Electronic trading part of Optimal UK’s evolution

Optimal UK has implemented electronic trading with customers into its business as part of its plans to grow substantially in the automotive aftermarket in the next few years. As a PACT-enabled supplier, the joint electronic trading initiative between eparts & TecAlliance, Optimal UK is currently communicating with distributors electronically, allowing them to make enquiries and