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Lecture focuses on medical fitness to drive  

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) today, Monday 8 October, held its third Annual Academic Road Safety Lecture, marking the first day of ‘Irish Road Safety

Celebrating Toyota’s 75 years of automotive history 

In the mid-1930s, a young Kiichiro Toyoda saw the potential of mass produced cars for the general public. Through several years of perseverance, he eventually

Actros delivers for Dungarvan Transport

Dungarvan Transport has taken delivery of two new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks which have been supplied on contract hire by Mercedes-Benz commercials dealer Surehaul of Clonmel.

Valeo presents six major innovations at Paris Motor Show

As one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, Valeo is focusing its research and development on designing technologies  to reduce carbon emissions on the vehicles

Prestigious awards for NTN-SNR

NTN-SNR recently won the the Automechanika Innovation Award (Parts) for its In-Wheel Motor System having starred at the Mechatronics Awards back in June.

Billionaire Soros snaps up £12 million stake in Lookers

Billionaire George Soros has snapped up a £12 million stake in the Lookers car dealership.

New Volkswagen Golf due in December

The seventh-generation of Volkswagen’s iconic Golf will come to Ireland this December, in time for January 2013 sales. Over 29 million Golfs have been sold

TomTom partners with BMW

TomTom has unveiled a partnership with BMW to integrate its GO LIVE navigation devices in selected models of BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, X1 and X3

 Music driving us to distraction

Half (54%) of 1000 UK motorists want volume controls enforced on in-car music to stop it being a driving distraction. It is probably no different in Ireland.