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Irish News Archive

Peugeot 3008 crowned Irish Car of the Year 2018

The Peugeot 3008 has been crowned Irish Car of the Year 2018. The Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental Tyres took place last night, November 9, at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Motoring journalists from print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers,

Enterprise Rent-A-Car raises more than €14,000 for LauraLynn

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has raised €14,102 for its chosen charity partner this year, LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ireland Managing Director, George O’Connor, was on hand to deliver the cheque on the day in person. Speaking on the importance of this year’s charity partnership, O’Connor said: “Enterprise Rent-A-Car is woven into the fabric of the

First standalone Renault Selection showroom opens

Renault Group Ireland recently launched its new used car programme Renault Selection at selected Renault and Dacia dealerships nationwide. The programme offers customers a new standard in used cars, with a minimum of two year warranty together with two years’ roadside assistance on used Renault or Dacia models up to six years old, as well as a

Toyota Ireland announces partnership with FBD Insurance

Use of mobile phones while driving is a big problem on Irish roads. Too many people still drive while on their phone to take a call, text, snap a selfie, update their social media channels or check an email. So, as part of Toyota Ireland’s brand promise of being ‘Built for a Better World’, it

Brexit talks resume as crucial phase looms

Crucial Brexit negotiations resume in Brussels today, with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Britain’s Brexit Secretary David Davis attending. There are three key issues in the negotiations including Ireland, plus citizens’ rights, and the financial settlement for exiting the EU. It is hoped that sufficient progress will be made at these talks to allow EU leaders

Duffield joins Delphi Product & Service Solutions

Delphi Product & Service Solutions has appointed Nigel Duffield as the company’s new country director for UK & Ireland. Duffield brings extensive aftermarket experience and a proven track record in sales, having previously worked for a number of automotive brands, including Meritor, Valeo, Tenneco and Bridgestone. Prior to joining Delphi, he spent more than five

Kenny Galway delivers new Peugeot van fleet to Tim Kelly Group

The Tim Kelly Group, has taken delivery of a fleet of new Peugeot Partner and Expert vans from Kenny Galway, Main Peugeot Dealers for Galway city and county. The company is renowned as one of the leading specialists in the provision of mechanical, engineering, electrical, fire protection and technology services to a vast range of

Shop Bodyshop Direct adds to Raxon range

Shop Bodyshop Direct’s own brand of refinishing products Raxon, recently received the Bodyshop Consumables Brand of The Year 2018 Award at the Irish Auto Trade Awards. Now the brand is adding a number of new products to its ever growing portfolio. “It is an exciting time for us all at Shop Bodyshop Direct. After seeing

Fiat unveils five year warranty

Fiat Professional Ireland has unveiled a new five-year warranty and 0% Business Hire Purchase offer for its wide range of commercial vehicles. A five-year/200,000-mile manufacturer’s warranty is being offered for the Fiorino, Doblo, Ducato, Talento and Fullback. In addition, Business Hire Purchase is offered at 0% APR for the Fiorino. Doblo customers can choose between

New Citroën C3 Aircross arrives at dealerships

The new Citroën C3 Aircross has arrived, just in time for Citroën Open Week, which runs November 6-12. Customers can avail of an exclusive offer of 3 years free servicing on all models ordered during the week. On top of that customers can also receive up to €4,500 scrappage or opt for low rate finance