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Irish News Archive

SDC Truck and Trailer Parts adds Auger to range

SDC Truck and Trailer Parts have recently signed an exclusive long term supply agreement as a distributor for leading German truck parts supplier Auger. SDC Truck and Trailer Parts, a subsidiary of leading U.K. and Ireland trailer manufacturer SDC Trailers will now stock over 1,000 truck parts lines of Auger in its recently opened 35,000

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Round-up

For the third year in succession, local crew Manus Kelly and Donall Barrett in a Subaru Impreza took top place in the Joule Donegal International Rally, but in a completely different way from their first two triumphs. In each of the previous years, they only took the lead on the final stages of the three

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens new branch in Naas

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has moved its Naas office to a larger, higher profile premises on the Kilcullen Road, beside the Garda station. The new office provides employment for a team of eight, including three new employees who have been recruited for an anticipated increase in demand. The new branch continues Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s presence in Naas since

New Hyundai Santa Fe goes on sale here

Today, Ireland has become the first country in Europe to launch the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe ahead of 182 registration plate. Prices start at €41,995 for the 2WD ‘Comfort Plus’ version with the 2.2 diesel engine. This model has a CO2 emissions g/km figure of 155, and annual road tax at €390. The entry level 4WD

Tech Zone returns to Auto Trade EXPO

The Tech Zone returns to the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre , on Saturday & Sunday, October 20-21, with James Dillon confirmed as one of the headline speakers. James Dillon is a practicing Master Technician. He owns a specialist vehicle diagnostic workshop and is a world renowned seminar host and technical

Register now for the Auto Trade EXPO

The countdown is on for the Auto Trade EXPO, which takes place at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, on Saturday & Sunday, October 20-21, with registrations opening on Friday, June 15 at Autotradeexpo.ie. Entry to the Auto Trade EXPO, Ireland’s only trade show for the automotive aftermarket is free but intending visitors are urged to

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter arrives

The latest generation range of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter panel vans has arrived on the market here. Priced from €21,950, excluding taxes and charges, the spaciously-large, high-spec, high-tech Sprinter brings new levels of intelligent connectivity, superior comfort and – for the first time – a front wheel drive version to the market, plus a new 3-years warranty now standard

Mercedes-Benz introduces new A-Class

Our picture shows Mercedes-Benz chief executive Stephen Byrne and sales manager Ciaran Allen pictured with the stylish new A-Class, first versions of which have arrived in Ireland. First to arrive is an A180d Automatic at €31.530 and an A200 petrol at €34.235 with an entry level A160 petrol and A160d to follow at prices likely to

Subaru appoints new dealer in Co. Kildare

Subaru Ireland has appointed P.G. Duffy & Sons, Naas Road, Newbridge, as Subaru main dealers for Co. Kildare. With over 60 years trading experience, P.G. Duffy & Sons is well established in the motor industry in Kildare. Pat Duffy, Dealer Principal said: “We are delighted to add the Subaru franchise to P.G. Duffy & Sons. Our

Martin Birrane, entrepreneur, racing driver and owner of Peer Group plc and Mondello Park, dies at the age of 82

It is with great sadness that the Birrane family has confirmed the unexpected passing of Martin Birrane. The owner of Peer Group plc and Mondello Park racetrack, Martin died suddenly on Saturday 9th June, at the age of 82. Martin Birrane was rated among Ireland’s most successful business people, having built the London-based Peer Group