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Summer holidays

The webmaster and editorial team are now on annual holidays. Our offices will re-open on Monday July 23. For urgent...
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Volkswagen Group Ireland appoints new Group Managing Director

Carla Wentzel has been appointed to the role of Group Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Ireland. Wentzel, a South African...
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Total adds to Rubia Works range

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, and represented in Ireland by Finol Oils, has released the...
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Nissan Qashqai is Ireland’s top selling 181 new car

The Nissan Qashqai was Ireland’s best-selling car for the 181 sales period with the 3,045 new buyers who made it...
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Don’t let the sun’s glare keep you off the road

At the time of writing, it’s been two weeks and there’s still no sign of the sun leaving Ireland anytime...
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NGK marks end of an era with Team P R Reilly

Ignition specialist NGK has held a special event to mark the end of a long-standing association with one of its...
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Summer holidays

The webmaster and editorial team are now on annual holidays. Our offices will re-open on Monday July 23. For urgent matters please contact the office on + 353 (0) 90 66 25 676.

Volkswagen Group Ireland appoints new Group Managing Director

Carla Wentzel has been appointed to the role of Group Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Ireland. Wentzel, a South African native, will move to Ireland this autumn from Volkswagen Group South Africa where she currently heads up the Volkswagen brand. She has previously held a number of other senior management roles in that market. Wentzel

All-new Suzuki Jimmy – Probably the best small 4WD vehicle

Ever since the first Jimny made its debut in April 1970, it has been a masterpiece of Suzuki’s 4WD technology. It is the one and only authentic off-roader that is small and lightweight, but still retains the off-road performance desired by professionals. Two decades have passed since the third generation model model made its debut

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New Laser Tools puller

If an engine is fitted with a serpentine belt and the associated ribbed drive pulleys, then care has to be taken when removing these pulleys, particularly the main crankshaft pulley. A traditional puller is likely to damage the outer edge of ribbed drive pulley. This new puller from Laser Tools (part number 7114) is specifically

Mercedes-Benz celebrates multiple award victories

Mercedes-Benz has won a pair of awards at the 2018 Auto Express awards. The newly revised C-Class was named ‘Best Compact Executive Car of the Year’, while the flagship S-Class was named ‘Best Luxury Car of the Year’. The new C-Class was praised thanks to its new range of efficient petrol and diesel engines, comfortable

Jaguar Land Rover calls for certainty on Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover has joined BMW and Nissan in calling for “greater certainty” on Brexit warning that a bad deal could could cost the company more than £1.2 billion in profits annually. The calls comes on the back of similar warnings from BMW and Nissan. Jaguar Land Rover boss Dr Ralf Speth said the company’s

Qualvecom introduces Telco cable range

Qualvecom has introduced a comprehensive range of cables from Telco, which are manufactured to the highest of standards. Telco offers a full range including: accelerator, clutch, hand brake, speedo and gear selector cables. Telco cables are manufactured and tested to OEM matching quality. Application listings are available on TecDoc under the Cofle brand. Available from

Total adds to Rubia Works range

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, and represented in Ireland by Finol Oils, has released the latest additions to the Total Rubia Works range, which include high-performance fully synthetic blend fuel economy diesel engine oils especially designed for off-road applications. Mining and construction operations are more severe for off-highway engines, compared

Nissan Qashqai is Ireland’s top selling 181 new car

The Nissan Qashqai was Ireland’s best-selling car for the 181 sales period with the 3,045 new buyers who made it their car of choice also cementing its position as the undisputed leader of its segment. The result also reaffirms the Nissan Qashqai’s status as Ireland’s best-selling crossover of all time with over 50,000 units sold

Liqui Moly offers advice on removing injectors

Removing injectors can be quite a feat of strength, when hardened combustion residue sticks them to the engine. Rather than using mechanical force, it is much simpler to remove them by means of chemical intelligence. The Pro-Line Injector and Glow Plug Dismantling Aid by additive specialist Liqui Moly was developed precisely for this purpose. Liqui Moly Application