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RecruitAuto.ie welcomes 3,700 new jobs supported by the Local Enterprise Offices 

RecruitAuto.ie, Ireland’s specialist automotive recruitment website welcomes news that a net total of 3,679 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2016 by the 6,846 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). This is according to the results of the latest LEO annual jobs survey published today

Soltec now offering waste oil collection service

Waste management specialists, Soltec (Ireland) Ltd has added waste oil collections to its ever growing list of services for garages and workshops around the country. Soltec’s list of workshop waste collection services now includes oils, used filters, aerosols, batteries and oil contaminated rags. The company is also offering oil spill kits, bunds and safety training

Technicians step out of the shadows with RUBL1000

Ring’s Under Bonnet Lamp (RUBL1000) is fast becoming a garage essential despite only being launched into the market during 2016. The first under bonnet lamp to be introduced by Ring, the vehicle lighting and automotive electronics specialist, the RUBL1000 benefits from three 5w LEDs to provide 1,000 lumens of light output and is the ideal

Range extension for TRW’s Corner Module

ZF Aftermarket has extended TRW’s ‘Corner Module’ offer of braking, steering and suspension products. The extension adds an additional 95 OE part numbers which cover an extensive list of makes and applications. These include: brake pad set, disc brake for Mercedes Benz S Class 2014 onwards; tie rod end for Suzuki Vitara 2015 onwards; accessories

Meeke and Nagle claim Citroën C3 WRC’s first win

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle kept up their impressive form and (just about) held their nerve on the final day of Rally Mexico. Despite running off the road a few corners before the end of the Power Stage, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew secured the C3 WRC’s maiden rally win! – The final

New Behr Hella Service air-conditioning catalogue

The new 2017/2018 air-conditioning catalogue for passenger car and light commercial vehicles (LCV) from Behr Hella Service will be available from April 2017. Workshops will be able to locate vehicle-specific replacement parts, universal parts and compressor oils for cars and LCVs. The Behr Hella Service catalogue includes more than 3,000 references for in excess of

INA increases its range for millions more vehicles

Its’s been another phenomenal year for the INA brand which has been expanded to cater for the requirements of millions more vehicles on the UK and Ireland’s roads. New-to-range belt drive components were launched by Schaeffler (UK) Ltd in 2016 for an incredible additional 27.68 million cars and Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs). This comprised 103

Somora adds Fanfarro range of lubricants

Somora Motor Parts has added the Fanfaro range of lubricants to its ever growing portfolio. Engineered in Germany by SCT, Fanfaro, according to Somora Motor Parts, is a quality product, in quality packaging, at a competitive price. Fanfaro manufactures a range of lubricants to suit cars, small vans, commercial vehicles, motorbikes, outboard engines as well

Further prize fund from Peugeot Sport for Junior BRC drivers 


The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship in conjunction with UK and Ireland Peugeot Sport distributor, Race and Rally has put up a €10,000 prize fund for drivers running Peugeot 208 R2s in the Junior BRC in 2017. Race and Rally will be offering full technical support plus a substantial parts and components service at all

Insurance and Brexit will be key themes at FTA Ireland conference

The Minister with responsibility for investigating insurance practices in Ireland will be the keynote speaker at FTA Ireland’s (FTAI) 6th annual Transport Manager Conference, which takes place at the Johnston House Hotel, Enfield on March 30. Eoghan Murphy, Minister of State at the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, will have plenty to