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Industry reacts to UK ban on new petrol and diesel car sales from 2030

The UK government has announced plans to accelerate the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles, bringing it forward by five years

Independent garages undervaluing their services, study suggests

A new study indicates that independent garages in the UK provide consumers with outstanding value for money, unrivalled by any other sector in the automotive

Lockdown to have lesser impact on the auto aftermarket

During the previous lockdown industries across the board in Ireland and the UK were affected by national Covid-19 restrictions, while garages closed across both countries,

Workshop equipment suppliers warned of cross-border scam

Workshop equipment suppliers have been warned to be aware of a sophisticated cross-border scam involving forged Letterheads and bogus Debit Cards.

EVs outsell diesel models in Europe for first time

This year has been a turbulent year for the car market globally, and particularly in Europe. Although car registrations dropped by 29 per cent during

Over 17,000 vehicles in Ireland have had at least 10 owners

More than 17,000 vehicles currently registered in Ireland have had at least 10 owners over the course of their lifetime.

CCPC and Gardaí carry out unannounced inspections of garages and second-hand dealers

A number of unannounced inspections of garages and second-hand car dealerships have taken place in Dublin and Kildare over the last three days.

Irish drivers admit struggling to stay awake while driving

Driver fatigue, as a key contributor to deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads, is the theme of the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) Annual Academic

CAB seizes 80 cars worth €2m in Tipperary

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) has seized 80 cars worth around €2 million from a used car dealer in Co. Tipperary, as part of an

The auto aftermarket and the potential for disruption

Three major challenges in the automotive aftermarket have the potential to cause disruption, emphasises Frank Schlehuber, Senior Consultant Market Affairs for the European Association of