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Charles Hurst Belfast nominated as official Ferrari Classiche ‘Officina’ dealership for Northern Ireland

Charles Hurst, the official Ferrari dealership in Belfast, has been nominated as a Ferrari Classiche “Officina” dealership for Northern Ireland....
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MechanExpert on the road again

MechanExpert is on the road again, heading this time to South Court Hotel, Limerick on June 19, the Talbot Hotel...
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Škoda Ireland invests €120,000 in Dublin Airport advertising campaign

Škoda Ireland has invested €120,000 in a new Dublin Airport advertising campaign, to promote its increasingly popular ‘Made for Ireland’...
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Honda – Powering Local Dreams Minis Rugby Winners Announced

Mullingar RFC, Monivea RFC, Ballincollig RFC and City of Armagh RFC have been confirmed as the four winners of Honda'...
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Renault Ireland renews sponsorship of The Late Late Show

Renault Ireland is renewing its sponsorship of RTE’s The Late Late Show for another three years. This brings the deal to six continuous years,...
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Volkswagen Ireland makes donation to Pieta House

Niamh Gaffney, Marketing Communications Manager of Volkswagen Ireland, presents Maria Byrne from Pieta House with a cheque for €3,000, proceeds...
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Mahle acquires majority holding in diagnostics specialist BrainBee

The Mahle Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, the automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 per cent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 per cent was agreed in September 2017, Mahle Aftermarket is now taking another important step toward becoming a solutions provider. With this majority acquisition, Mahle Aftermarket

Denso highlights importance of Cabin Air Filters

Short car journeys are causing massive pollution problems – and it’s not just pedestrians at risk, according to a new study. Emission control systems take up to five minutes to activate with nitrogen oxides (NOx) increasing by up to 32 per cent before a diesel engine has warmed and 422 per cent for petrols, according

Lucas product leaves SMPE

First orders of Iconic brand leave Nottingham facility Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) has begun dispatching orders of the Lucas brand to customers across Europe under its new licence agreement. Following months of investment in range re-profiling, packaging and cataloguing, SMPE has worked tirelessly with Lucas brand customers to ensure they benefit from a raft


ECCO Safety Group joins IAAF

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed leading manufacturer in commercial vehicle warning and safety products, ECCO Safety Group (ESG) EMEA to its membership. ESG EMEA employs 324 staff and is a world-class supplier of light-bars, safety lighting, sirens, mirrors, back-up alarms and in-vehicle CCTV equipment to global vehicle builders in Construction, Commercial Vehicle,

Automechanika Birmingham: the future is almost here

Innovation will be at the forefront of the ‘new look’ agenda for Automechanika Birmingham when the doors open on the three-day show in just over one week’s time. Among the exciting initiatives set to drive this year’s event will be a raft of keynote presentations, panels, forums and seminars to name a few of the

Philips how-to-guide when changing headlight bulbs

Cars vary hugely in complexity. For some cars, it’s relatively simple to open the bonnet and get to the back of the headlight, remove the old bulb and replace it with a new one. As technology has advanced, the space within the engine compartment has been filled, making it more and more difficult to replace

IAAF welcomes EC Mobility Package

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has cautiously welcomed the European Commission’s third legislative Mobility Package which has just been published, covering a wide range of topics, including connected and automated driving. The IAAF is encouraged by the Commission’s acknowledgement of the vehicle manufacturers’ privileged position on ‘access to car data and vehicle resources’ and

Japanparts has extensive range of spark plugs

Ignition coils in a petrol engine are basically transformers which generate a potential intended to induce discharge through the spark plugs. The coil is necessary for engines with controlled ignition, ensuring that the engine will start and work correctly. Through a low voltage connection, the ignition coils acquire electrical current from the generator and the car battery

Charles Hurst Belfast nominated as official Ferrari Classiche ‘Officina’ dealership for Northern Ireland

Charles Hurst, the official Ferrari dealership in Belfast, has been nominated as a Ferrari Classiche “Officina” dealership for Northern Ireland. 9 official Ferrari Dealers in 20 markets worldwide have been nominated as “Ferrari Classiche Authorised Workshops” – individually known as “Officina” (Italian for workshop) – which authorises the dealer to implement the Ferrari Classiche certification

Toyota backing fuel cell power for vehicles of the future

If you have had any doubts that fuel cells (FC) and hydrogen will be what powers our cars in the medium to long-term, then Toyota’s moves to expand mass-production of fuel cell stacks and hydrogen tanks towards ten-fold increase post-2020 should banish those doubts. Toyota has big sales expansion plans within Japan and overseas. Toyota