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Volkswagen 182 deals announced

Volkswagen Ireland has announced details of its 182 campaign which includes Technology Upgrades across the range, 0% APR PCP Finance...
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Volvo pops back up on Dublin’s Merrion Row

The first new Volvo V60 five-door, mid-size premium estate has arrived in Ireland.  The hand-built demonstration model can be seen for a...
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New Suzuki dealership at Airside Motor Park

The new Airside Suzuki in Airside Motor Park in Swords, County Dublin is the latest franchise to be appointed by...
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European Commission’s third Mobility Package targets 50 per cent less road deaths

Developments in the safety of Irish roads took a huge leap forward last Thursday, with a landmark EU proposal to mandate...
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T-Sport race truck on Transpec stand

Transpec, a BPW owned company, will be joined by the T-Sport truck racing team on its stand at this year’s...
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O’Farrell elected SIMI President

Gerard O’Farrell, Group Director, Car Division, O.H.M Group, has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry...
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Professional water resistant storage cases

Sealey has introduced a new range of Professional Water Resistant Storage Cases which are featured in its Storage and Workstations promotion and is valid to the end of December 2018. The high impact injection moulded water resistant cases are for the safe storage of technician’s instruments, photographic equipment, musical instruments, laptops and other high value

Volkswagen 182 deals announced

Volkswagen Ireland has announced details of its 182 campaign which includes Technology Upgrades across the range, 0% APR PCP Finance on many models, Purchase Contributions of up to €2,000 and discounts on R-Line equipment packs.

Volvo is first car maker here to comply with new WLTP Fuel Consumption and Emission Testing Protocols

Volvo has become the first car manufacturer in the UK and Ireland to homologate its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). All Volvo petrol, diesel and hybrid models now comply with the stringent ‘Euro 6d-temp’ standard for tailpipe emissions, as part of the firm’s model-year 2019 range update

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Kinesis Vehicle Inspection App keeps fleets on the road

Telematics supplier Kinesis has announced a customisable mobile app for vehicle safety checks that provides live electronic updates to fleet management systems. The easy to use app runs on Apple and Android devices allowing staff to complete checks and record defects including photographs, on their smartphones. The app has been designed to be easily configurable

Volvo pops back up on Dublin’s Merrion Row

The first new Volvo V60 five-door, mid-size premium estate has arrived in Ireland.  The hand-built demonstration model can be seen for a limited time in Volvo’s Scandinavian inspired pop up shop on Dublin’s Merrion Row. From the 11th of May to the 8th of June, visitors will get a chance to see Volvo’s long-awaited new dynamic estate. Customers are invited

Batteries and trucks go after the e-bus success story reports IDTechEx Research

In a recent press release, Volvo Trucks has unveiled its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric. This piece of news is but the first in a series of announcements that started in November 2017 with the Tesla Semi, and has since seen other industry players like Daimler, Cummins, and emerging companies

New Suzuki dealership at Airside Motor Park

The new Airside Suzuki in Airside Motor Park in Swords, County Dublin is the latest franchise to be appointed by the vehicle manufacturer, is the largest standalone Suzuki showroom in the country, and brings the total number of locations representing the brand nationwide to 21. The seven-car dealership, which is part of the very experienced

European Commission’s third Mobility Package targets 50 per cent less road deaths

Developments in the safety of Irish roads took a huge leap forward last Thursday, with a landmark EU proposal to mandate the fitting of lifesaving technologies, including Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB) and Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA), in all new cars. And the vast majority of drivers agree that all new cars should be fitted with the latest lifesaving safety

Auto industry supports EC’s vehicle safety measures

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) represents the 15 major Europe-based car, van, truck and bus manufacturers. Last week, it welcomed the new European Commission proposal to further improve vehicle safety, while stressing that some proposed measures will require further review to ensure a focus on the most effective solutions with the strongest positive outcome.

T-Sport race truck on Transpec stand

Transpec, a BPW owned company, will be joined by the T-Sport truck racing team on its stand at this year’s Waterford Truck Show, May 26-27. Attending the show on both days will be the actual T-Sport race truck together with team principle and driver Terry Gibbon. PE Automotive, the major German truck parts supplier, also