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European Commission unveils CARS 2020 Action Plan

The European Commission has unveiled its CARS 2020 Action Plan aimed at reinforcing the automotive industry’s competitiveness and sustainability heading towards 2020.

See deeper into Volkswagen technology with Via Vision insights

As cars become increasingly complex, Volkswagen is attempting to cut through some of the technological mysteries with a series of short magazines and a website

Carculator.ie goes live

Motorcheck.ie, in association with Renault Ireland has launched Carculator.ie, an innovative website that gives users the ability to estimate the running costs of their current

Finol introduces new Total engine oil

Finol Oils has introduced a new engine oil from Total to the Irish Market, Total Quartz INEO First 0W30, a modern engine oil, based on

NGK appoints new General Manager – Aftermarket

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has appointed Marko Wowczyna as General Manager – Aftermarket. The 48-year-old has spent the past 15 years working in the

ACEA calls for urgent EU action

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for EU policy on the automotive industry to be translated into urgent action.

Bosch urges garages to stock up on wiper blades

With winter just around the corner, Bosch is encouraging UK garages to stock up on wiper blades ahead of the annual spike in demand as

Audi A3 awarded Golden Steering Wheel

Audi has yet again won one of the most coveted awards in the shape of the Golden Steering Wheel 2012. This year it was the

New Mercedes-Benz Actros is Truck of the Year

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros has won the Irish Truck of the Year 2013. It was judged under the headings of innovation, comfort, safety, driveability, fuel consumption and emission

Michelin celebrates 25 years of the radial motorcycle tyre

A quarter of a century has passed since 1987 when Michelin launched the first radial motorcycle tyres for use on public roads – three years