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Gardaí assist retailers to combat ‘Card not present’ fraud

There is a continuing rise in fraudulent transactions resulting from compromised credit card details. However, now comes news that the...
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Auto Trade EXPO 2018 update

Auto Trade EXPO 2018, which takes place at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21, 2018 is shaping up...
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Public and trade warned of new UK write-off system

Vehicle History experts Cartell.ie tells us that the Association of British Insurers (ABI) in the UK are no longer using...
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Skoda Ireland take two top 10 places at International competition

Two Irish Skoda employees have placed in the top 10 of their categories of the 'Skoda Challenge Competition' which took...
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New Thermal Catalogue 2017 from Somora

The new 2017 Somora Motor Parts Thermal Catalogue is now available. Packed with thousands of new applications and tailored exclusively for vehicles...
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Irish Garage Equipment launches Pacini air compressor range

Irish Garage Equipment has just launched the Pacini range of air compressors on to the Irish market. The Pacini range...
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Mercedes-Benz launches new van service package and van connectivity (Smartphone app)

Mercedes-Benz has rolled out a 3 Year / 3 Service Package for all Vito and Sprinter vans registered in Ireland from the 1st of July 2017. With prices from only €279, these service offers are available from all authorised Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealers. In addition, customers signing up for the new package get the connectivity

Brake Engineering continues to introduce new coloured calipers

Brake Engineering has introduced eight new painted brake calipers to its extensive range covering Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda vehicles. The additional brake calipers include six new black calipers for the Audi S5 (2007) and S6 (2006), as well as the Volkswagen Phaeton (2003). Two new red calipers also feature to cover the Skoda Octavia and

Gardaí assist retailers to combat ‘Card not present’ fraud

There is a continuing rise in fraudulent transactions resulting from compromised credit card details. However, now comes news that the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) has teamed up with the retail industry (Retail Excellence) in a bid to combat this growing problem of ‘Card Not Present’ (CNP) fraud, which occurs when a payment card

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Vehicle Dynamics International Awards 2017: the winners!

With an inspiring shortlist and a world-renowned international jury, 2017 is another great year for the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards, where Ireland is represented by Padraic Deane, our managing editor. These are the vehicle dynamics innovations, professionals and technologies that have won this year’s honors… Car of the Year: – New BMW 5 Series Dynamics

2017 International Engine of the Year announced

In powertrain circles, it’s widely accepted that brilliant designs win the outright International Engine of the Year Award, but only truly great developments do it back-to-back. And history certainly seems to support this thinking; until this year, the exclusive ‘doubles’ club consisted of only three car makers and four engines across the Awards’ rich 19-year

Auto Trade EXPO 2018 update

Auto Trade EXPO 2018, which takes place at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21, 2018 is shaping up to be another runaway success, with more than three quarters of the available exhibition space already reserved. Organisers Automotive Publications has confirmed that more than 130 stands have already been reserved some 16 months ahead

Dayco makes training simple

An important message the Dayco team wanted to deliver to technicians visiting Automechanika Birmingham, was that care and attention is needed in order to fit timing belt kits correctly, but if the fitting procedure is followed, it is straight forward and the result will serve their customers well. So, in addition to an impressive and welcoming

IAAF launches Your Car – Your Choice campaign

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is raising awareness of motorists’ rights by launching the ‘Your Car, Your Choice’ campaign, supporting key legislation providing motorists with freedom to choose where to service, maintain and repair their vehicle. The campaign, formally called Right2Choose, has been relaunched by IAAF to reflect developments in the digital age and

Comline retains spot in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table

Comline Auto Parts (Comline), the British distributor of European, Japanese and Korean replacement carparts, has officially ranked in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table for the second year in succession.

EBT leads the way

the technical seminar programme at the recent Automechanika Birmingham Trade Expo provided the perfect platform for Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), formally Manbat, to inform and assist technicians with the direction that battery related technology is taking in the automotive industry and the independent aftermarket particularly. It was clear from the presentation, made by the company’s