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RSA & IFA Issue Joint Road Safety Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have urged road users to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery on the roads increases over the summer months. The appeal comes as many farmers around the country are in the middle of the silage cutting season. Ms

Doyle’s Garage Courtown appointed main Subaru dealers

Doyle’s Garage, Askingarron, Courtown, Co. Wexford have been appointed as Subaru main dealers. Doyle’s Garage Courtown Ltd has been involved in the motor industry for over 60 years and 36 years a Peugeot dealer. Dealer Principal, Patrick Doyle said: “We are very pleased to add the Subaru franchise to Doyle’s Garage and look forward to

Suzuki named Carmaker of the Year 2017 in the UK

Suzuki GB is the Carmaker of the Year Award for 2017. It was announced at the recent Motor Trader Awards. The awards were held in London with over 1,000 guests in attendance and the judging panel voted for Suzuki for its clear focus on selling a range of small cars and SUVs, a memorable marketing campaign that

Volvo Cars and Geely to deepen partnership

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is planning to set up a new joint venture technology company with Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, to share existing and future technology, deepen industrial synergies and provide the economies of scale that will allow them to more rapidly develop next generation electrified vehicle technology. According to a

One in three motorists plan on hiring a car while abroad

Research carried out by AA Ireland has found that 1 in 3 motorists are planning on hiring a car while abroad this year, but only 37 per cent of the motorists have taken out excess insurance when hiring a car in the past. Reasons identified for this were cost and lack of necessity. The research,

Hella introduces RotaLED compact

Lighting and electronics expert, Hella, has introduced RotaLED Compact – an LED addition to its existing halogen beacon series, which already includes the Rotafix, Rotaflex and Rota Compact models. Due to its compact design, the beacon portfolio is especially suitable for agricultural and construction machines, as well as the coach and bus sector. Alongside the

All-new Ford Fiesta coming soon

The all-new Ford Fiesta will deliver the most sophisticated range of driver assistance technologies and connectivity features of any volume small car on sale in Europe, when arrives in Ireland at the end of the month Different versions of the all-new Fiesta available at launch will include the stylish Fiesta Titanium, the Ford Performance-inspired Fiesta

DENSO updates thermal range

DENSO is introducing 35 all-new part numbers to its leading thermal range, bringing further coverage of key manufacturers for servicing over the summer. The large range update spans several product lines, adding five Condensers, nine Cabin Blower Fans, ten Intercoolers, nine Radiators and two Radiator Cooling Fans. Highly consolidated, the expansion covers 355 additional applications,

Polestar adds up to 421HP in new Volvo XC60

Polestar, the performance brand of Volvo Cars, has introduced the latest generation powertrain optimisation for the new Volvo XC60. With the Polestar enhancement, the new Volvo XC60 T8 delivers 421 horsepower, matching the optimised XC90 T8 as the most powerful Volvo models ever built. The Polestar optimisation improves five key areas of the powertrain while

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to hold Black Friday sales event

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is holding an exciting Black Friday weekend 172 sales event this weekend. The purpose of the event is to celebrate a two per cent growth in market share in Ireland to date in 2017, a result which has been delivered with the release of an updated range of new and award winning