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Minister Bruton announces increase in level of renewable energy used in transport sector

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Richard Bruton T.D. today (December 14, 2018) announced his intention to increase the level of biofuel used in road transport fuels.

RSA recognises Ireland’s 2018 Road Safety Champions

The students of an enterprising girls’ national school in Co. Louth who tackled the use of mobile phones by their parents in cars have been awarded the Road Safety Authority (RSA) ‘Gertie Shields Supreme Award’ in road safety for 2018.

EU Member States agree on new vehicle safety standards

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has welcomed the endorsement by EU ministers of industry of a new package of mandatory minimum vehicle safety standards.

Super Jaguar I-Pace picks up another major award

The innovative all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has been named as the BBC TopGear Magazine EV of the Year. With a range of 292 miles (WLTP) and acceleration from 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds, the I-PACE is a cutting-edge zero emissions performance SUV.

Changes benefit Diesel Technic customers in Ireland

Under the motto “Expand your business”, there are also many infrastructural expansion measures for the future growth of the Diesel Technic Group. Parallel to the continuous expansion of the product range, the logistics capacities at several locations were increased and the automation of processes made it possible to extend the service and ordering times for

Brexit deal will protect Northern Irish jobs – Bradley

The British Secretary of State, Karen Bradley MP has promoted the merits of the Brexit withdrawal agreement while touring Northern Ireland towns on Friday. She spoke to business leaders in Newtownards and Bangor, Co. Down, saying that the draft Brexit deal would place Northern Ireland in an unrivalled global position to attract future foreign investment

EU wants tougher TPMS rules on new SUVs and light trucks

The European Union is finalising plans to expand the coverage of type approval provisions that mandate the installation of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) in new vehicles.

All-new Mazda3 revealed

Last week, Mazda revealed their all-new ‘3’ at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Gardai recover stolen vehicles and plant machinery

As part of a planned multi-units operation Gardai carried out a search of a large industrial lock up premised in Co. Longford yesterday morning (Thursday). During the search a large amount of suspected stolen industrial plant, tools, trailers, vans, cars, engines and car parts with an initial estimate of up to €500,000 (subject to examination)

‘No deal’ Brexit catastrophic blow to British auto industry, warn businesses in new survey

Three quarters of UK automotive businesses fear a ‘no-deal’ Brexit will threaten their future viability, according to a new member survey announced by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) at its 102nd annual dinner in London this evening. The results highlight the critical need for a Brexit withdrawal deal and transition to prevent