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Grand opening of Mirka’s newest subsidiary in Belgium

Mirka has opened a new subsidiary in Belgium, Mirka Belgium Logistics in Opglabbeek. The new facility including the warehouse and the belt converting unit has a staff of 73 employees. Over the last few years, one of Mirka’s largest distribution warehouses has been in Opglabbeek in Belgium, and operated by DHL Supply Chain. The volumes

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

Sealey celebrates 40 years in business

Sealey is celebrating its 40th year in business this year and to celebrate it has unveiled details of a special promotion. The promotion launches on February 1 and runs until the end of April, Inside, there’s some exclusive pricing on a selection of over two hundred of its most popular products and discounts up to

Textar is first to market

Premium brake brand, Textar, is first to market with brake pads for the new Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series, Opel Astra K and the Ford S-Max. Utilising cutting-edge technology, Textar products are precision engineered to offer maximum safety, performance and comfort. This uncompromising approach to product excellence has been the ethos of the brand for

Prestone launches exciting plans for the year ahead

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is ready to ‘excel in extremes’ once again as Prestone launches its exciting plans for the year ahead. Prestone, maker of the No.1 coolant in the US, will return as headline sponsor for the MSA British Rally Championship – topping up a powerful relationship first established during a successful

F-M Powertrain supplies engine technologies for Wards 10 Best Engines

Federal-Mogul Powertrain is supplying engine technologies for all 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2018 model year vehicles. Since the inception of Wards 10 Best Engines competition 24 years ago, Federal-Mogul Powertrain has designed and manufactured leading technologies for many of the engines recognized each year as the “10 Best.” “Federal-Mogul Powertrain is committed to the development of