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Holton to compete for JLR Global Technician of the Year

Glenn Holton of Johnson & Perrott Motor Group in Co Cork has won the title of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Irish Technician of the Year.

Ford reveals plug-in hybrid Ranger

Ford has revealed a plug-in hybrid version of its Ranger, with production to start in late 2024 and deliveries from early 2025. The new model

UK delaying ban on new petrol and diesel cars

The UK is to delay the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars until 2035. The ban was due to take effect

Skoda to stop making diesel Octavia RS

Skoda is to cease production of its Octavia RS TDI model in early 2024, the Czech automaker has announced. The fourth and current generation diesel

Reens Rathmore new Fiat and Jeep dealer for Kerry

Reens Car Sales Rathmore has become the main dealership for new passenger cars for Fiat and Jeep in County Kerry. The family-run dealership, which has

GS Yuasa opens new Europe HQ

GS Yuasa has opened a new battery facility located on a 178,500 square foot site in the Ignition Park in Swindon, England.

AAG to merge FPS Distribution and Platinum International

Alliance Automotive Group UK and Ireland (AAG) has announced that from 1st January 2024, Platinum International will merge with FPS Distribution.

Frank Keane Group opens new Sandyford showroom

Frank Keane Group has opened its new Volkswagen showrooms in Sandyford, Co Dublin. More than 400 guests attended an opening event last week as the

Gowan Auto brands line up for National Ploughing Championships

Gowan Auto, the importer and distributor of Alfa Romeo, Citroen, DS Automobiles, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Honda, Jeep, Opel and Peugeot in the Republic of Ireland,

Brembo joint venture to expand production capacity

Brembo SGL Carbon Ceramic Brakes (BSCCB), a joint venture between Brembo and SGL Carbon, will expand its production capacity to meet growing market demand for