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Opel Dealer Recruitment Campaign

Now part of Groupe PSA, Opel Ireland is planning to expand its dealer network throughout 2018. With 30 Opel dealerships nationwide currently, the brand is seeking new retail partners to join the network. Interested parties are invited to contact Paul Carroll on paul.carroll@opel.com / 087-1134467 for further information.

Ford renews partnership with FAI

Ford Ireland has renewed its existing partnership with Irish football for 2018 and in doing so, handed over a fleet of new 181 Ford models to the Football Association of Ireland to assist in the delivery of grassroots football. Ford has been a long-standing vehicle partner of the FAI (since 2006) and each year, supplies

Stephen Norman appointed Managing Director of Opel Ireland and Vauxhall Motors

Stephen Norman has been appointed Managing Director of Opel Ireland and Vauxhall Motors. He will report to Peter Christian Kuespert, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales Managing Director of Opel/Vauxhall. Stephen Norman joined Groupe PSA in May 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer and was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in 2016 with remarkable

Sealey celebrates 40 years in business

Sealey is celebrating its 40th year in business this year and to celebrate it has unveiled details of a special promotion. The promotion launches on February 1 and runs until the end of April, Inside, there’s some exclusive pricing on a selection of over two hundred of its most popular products and discounts up to

Prestone launches exciting plans for the year ahead

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is ready to ‘excel in extremes’ once again as Prestone launches its exciting plans for the year ahead. Prestone, maker of the No.1 coolant in the US, will return as headline sponsor for the MSA British Rally Championship – topping up a powerful relationship first established during a successful

No stopping Brake with latest range expansion

Brake Engineering has extended its aftermarket portfolio by introducing several new additions across its product range for passenger cars and LCVs, including new brake calipers, pads and shoe sets. The braking specialist continues to launch new products regularly, steadily increasing its vehicle parc coverage as it remains committed to ensuring optimum customer satisfaction. The latest

AS-PL UK becomes latest IAAF member

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed rotating parts supplier AS-PL UK to its ever-expanding network, as it looks set to continue its membership growth in 2018. As a member, AS-PL is looking to seize advantage of the many networking opportunities and informative events that are held throughout the year, gaining access to a

New Land Rover Discovery Commercial goes on sale

Land Rover tells us that a new ultra-versatile commercial version of their Discovery has now gone on sale in Ireland with good specification levels. It is priced from €52,695 ex-delivery (VAT at €9,737) in Ireland, Featuring 1,856 litres of hardwearing and flexible load space replacing the second and third row seats, the new Discovery affords

Borg & Beck offers winter servicing advice

During the Winter months there is sure to be plenty of adverse weather conditions, all of which could hinder the performance of the vehicle, as several key components will be more exposed to the elements and prone to failure. As a result, when a vehicle enters the workshop for a service during this period, it

Hella Hengst adds to cabin filter range

Hella, a leading original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier to the global automotive industry, has recently added antibacterial carbon activated cabin filters to its Hella Hengst range of OE quality filters. The 38 new-to-range (NTR) references are available for a variety of vehicles, including Ford Focus C-Max, Mercedes Benz A and C class, and