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Volkswagen Group Ireland listed as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland once again

Volkswagen Group Ireland ha been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland in 2017. This well-deserved accolade was announced at the Great Place to Work Best Workplaces in Ireland awards in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin on Wednesday February 22. This is the fourth time that Volkswagen Group has been recognised as a top

CV Show on horizon

Featuring truck and van manufacturers, trailer builders and specialist bodywork providers, tyre specialists and a massive range of other industry suppliers, The CV Show, at the NEC in Birmingham is the place to be this April 25-27. Click here to register your attendance today! 
The 2017 exhibition sees the introduction of dedicated Twitter lounges and

New Citroën Dispatch wins 2017 Van Fleet World honours

The new Citroën Dispatch has continued its award-winning ways by taking the Best Medium Van prize in the 2017 Van Fleet World Honours. The award was won jointly with the Peugeot Expert and Toyota Proace at a prestigious ceremony at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London This latest award in the new Citroën Dispatch trophy cabinet joins

First hydrogen refuelling station on a forecourt in the UK

Electrolytic Hydrogen is the cleanest and lowest cost renewable fuel available for fuel cell electric vehicles, so it clearly has the potential to become a clean and versatile transport fuel for the future. Following the launch of the first UK public access hydrogen refuelling station in September 2015 at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, just off

Survey reveals over one in four women misuse seatbelt

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a new digital road safety campaign focusing on the misuse of seatbelts by women. The campaign entitled “Get This Season’s Killer Look”, is aimed at discouraging women from wearing their seatbelts under their arm, which can cause horrific injuries in the event of a collision. A study of

Selfless Walkinstown woman wins Renault Captur for disabled brother

Renault Ireland has given away a brand new 171 Renault Captur to the lucky winner of a recent Late Late show competition. Kathy Shine, the Late Late Show viewer competition winner revealed how she prayed to her deceased mother in a bid to secure the new car for her brother Mike, who is stricken with MS.

NGK supports World Speedway champion Greg Hancock

Four-time World Speedway champion Greg Hancock is once again being supported by NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd as he bids for a fifth title. The ignition specialist is backing the 46-year-old current champion as well as two more exciting riders competing in the 2017 FIM Speedway Grand Prix season. For the first time NGK is

Garda checkpoint proves very successful

Garda-Operation Thor had a very successful multi-agency checkpoints at the M1 Motorway at Balbriggan on Sunday last, the 19th February. As part of Operation Thor, under the direction of Detective Superintendent Colm Fox, Gardaí, Revenue Customs officers and compliance officers attached to the National Transport Authority, carried out a planned multi agency operation in the

Report show how efficient trucking facilitates trade

A report commissioned by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the World Bank shows how efficient trucking facilitates trade, reduces poverty and generates prosperity. Key conclusions in the IRU/World Bank Road Freight Transport Services Reform report highlight the importance of the driver, condition of vehicles, technical inspections and business-enabling regulation. The successful collaboration between

Motor Industry turns out for SIMI Awards

The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance were held last night at a glittering ceremony at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4. The awards now in their seventh year were attended by over 700 of the motor industry’s senior figures and guests. The accolades adjudicated by an independent panel