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€13 million to incentivise up take of electric vehicles

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment has secured €13 million in funding to incentivise the uptake of electric vehicles next year. Prior to his departure as Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD said that almost 1,900 new electric vehicles of which over 1,200 are full battery electric vehicles have

Amber Valley to showcase Nimbus system at Citywest

Amber Valley, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of reversing safety and blind spot protection systems is using the Auto Trade EXPO to launch its Nimbus manoeuvring and blind spot protection light system. Nimbus is a completely stand alone system with built in speed detection and indicator module. The waterproof (ECU) Electronic Control Unit can be

Trico goes all-out for Auto Trade EXPO

Trico heads to Dublin for this year’s Auto Trade Expo with plenty to share with visitors, everything from a new slogan and packaging, to a liveried transporter, Ginetta race car and a competition that could see visitors walk away with prizes from a €10,000 bundle. The annual exhibition, held at Citywest Exhibition Centre between Saturday

Ambitious CO2 reductions to benefit consumers and agri-sector

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a 40 per cent reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars and vans by 2030.

Peter Hayden returns to NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd

Peter Hayden has taken on the new role of General Manager – Sales & Marketing with ignition specialists, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd which sees him return to the sector where in the past he has worked with such well-known companies as Quinton Hazell and Valeo.

Transmech clutches prove popular choice

Transmech is the leading aftermarket clutch brand, which has been established for over 10 years, with a product range that is sourced directly from the world’s leading independent component manufacturers.

Chicago Pneumatic encourages customers to make best tool calibration

Maintenance professionals working with power tools rely on them to improve their productivity, provide a safe working environment and ensure top quality work. Calibration is a vital step to achieve these objectives while guaranteeing tools are working as they should be and giving the correct readings. To help operators understand the importance of calibration, the experts at Chicago Pneumatic have published a new blog on

HBA Distribution dealers visit Jack Sealey

HBA Distribution took a number of its cealers across to Jack Sealey at the end of August and spent two very interesting and informative days at the comapny’s huge distribution facility in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Over 30 customers from across Ireland travelled, along with key sales personnel from HBA and all were very well

Trico goes all-out for Auto Trade EXPO

Trico heads to Dublin for this year’s Auto Trade Expo with plenty to share with visitors, everything from a new slogan and packaging, to a liveried transporter, Ginetta race car and a competition that could see visitors walk away with prizes from a €10,000 bundle. The annual exhibition, held at Citywest Exhibition Centre between Saturday

NTN-SNR listed for Automechanika Frankfurt 2018 Innovation Award

NTN-SNR’s new ceramic ball wheel bearing, which has been developed for the new limited edition Jaguar XE SV Project 8 was a fianlist in the recent Autotemechanika Frankfurt Innovation Awards. The new ceramic ball wheel was selected by a judging panel from over 120 entries to be entered into the 2018 Automechanika Innovation Awards. NTN-SNR