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Tenneco bought for $1.6 billion

Tenneco Inc. has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Apollo Global Management Inc. in a $1.6 billion deal.

Three new Mini Edition models for Irish buyers

Mini is launching three new special editions models from across their range. Called ‘Resolute’, ‘Untold’ and ‘Untamed’, Mini says that they offer exclusive design and

Kia EV6 is Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year for 2022

At an awards ceremony last week at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, the Kia EV6 was named as the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the

Sean Adams, RIP

It was on Saturday that I heard of the passing of Sean Adams, the founder of the Adams of Glin dealership. The auto industry in

New vehicle January registrations announced

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has released the official 221 new vehicle registration figures for January.

Mitsubishi to continue in some Euro markets but not UK or Ireland

Last summer, Mitsubishi Motors Europe (MME) announced a full withdrawal from Europe. It recently partially reversed that decision, after its alliance partner Renault agreed to

Toyota Corolla hybrid van on the way this summer

Toyota will launch a Corolla hybrid van in Ireland this summer. It will be manufactured in its UK plant, alongside other Corolla models.

Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year returns for 2022

The pandemic has affected every aspect of life in Ireland over the past two years and it particularly hit the motor industry in a very

Auto Trade EXPO 2022 opens for Free Registration

Those of you familiar with the hugely successful Auto Trade EXPOs in Dublin over the last decade, will be delighted to know that the Auto

ALD is buying LeasePlan for €4.9bn

ALD Automotive Group has agreed to buy LeasePlan for €4.9 billion, and the new joint entity will be a major leasing business, that will be