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Irish News Archive

Opel Dealer Recruitment Campaign

Now part of Groupe PSA, Opel Ireland is planning to expand its dealer network throughout 2018. With 30 Opel dealerships nationwide currently, the brand is seeking new retail partners to join the network. Interested parties are invited to contact Paul Carroll on paul.carroll@opel.com / 087-1134467 for further information.

100 Free Smart TVs at HBA Gala Open Day

HBA is planning a gala Open Day Event on Saturday, January 27, from 10.30am  –  5.30pm to celebrate its recent move into a new custom-built Distribution Centre. Following an eight-month construction period, the final movement of stock was completed in the run-up to Christmas with the last piece in the jigsaw being the installation of

Diagnostic Solutions to showcase BrainBee product range

Diagnostic Solutions is set to showcase the Brain Bee product range including the AGC-8200 Automatic Transmission Service Station, Clima Line Air Conditioning range and the Connex range of hand-held diagnostic equipment at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin on Saturday, January 27 from 9.30am. Members of the Diagnostics Solutions team will be on hand to

Ford renews partnership with FAI

Ford Ireland has renewed its existing partnership with Irish football for 2018 and in doing so, handed over a fleet of new 181 Ford models to the Football Association of Ireland to assist in the delivery of grassroots football. Ford has been a long-standing vehicle partner of the FAI (since 2006) and each year, supplies

Stephen Norman appointed Managing Director of Opel Ireland and Vauxhall Motors

Stephen Norman has been appointed Managing Director of Opel Ireland and Vauxhall Motors. He will report to Peter Christian Kuespert, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales Managing Director of Opel/Vauxhall. Stephen Norman joined Groupe PSA in May 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer and was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in 2016 with remarkable

1,000,000km and still going strong

James Foley of Leighlinbridge, Carlow, is the proud owner of a 2007 7-seater Ford Tourneo Connect taxi which has done an incredible one million kilometres and is still going strong. James has been astounded by the reliability of his Tourneo Connect which he bought second hand in 2008.  James works as a taxi-driver in the

BMW i partners with An Garda Síochána in EV Pilot

BMW Group Ireland tells us that it is providing a BMW i3 to An Garda Síochána to pilot the practical implications of electric vehicles. The Governments energy efficiency targets challenge the public bector to reach verifiable energy-efficiency savings of 33 per cent by 2020. The vehicle, which sports the full Garda livery, is on display

Brian Reynolds Car Sales appointed Fiat dealers

The family-run business has been appointed to represent Fiat in Drogheda, providing customers across both County Louth and County Meath an accessible new home for Fiat. The newly refurbished showroom will stock the full Fiat passenger car range including the iconic 500 and its family of vehicles: 500X, 500L & 500L Living, plus the C-segment

Jaguar Land Rover announces 150 Irish R&D jobs

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to open a software engineering centre and create 150 jobs in Shannon, Republic of Ireland, in 2018. Working alongside Jaguar Land Rover’s engineering team in the UK, the Shannon facility has an important role to play in realising the company’s vision for electric and automated driving vehicles. It will

Hall PR gets cyber security award

Well-known motor industry PR consultancy, Hall Public Relations – whose clients include Mercedes-Benz, Irish Ferries, Michelin and Texaco – have had their work in the field of crisis management and planning recognised with the presentation to them recently of the award ICTTF Cyber PR Experts of the Year 2017. Recognising what was said to be