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1.2 million visit Paris Motor Show

Despite demonstrations, the Paris Motor Show clocked up 1.231.416 visitors before closing its gates. It remains the show with the highest attendance worldwide.

Dacia Duster is Scottish Car of the Year 2012

It hasn’t gone on sale in the UK or Ireland yet, but the Dacia Duster has just been voted Scottish Car of the Year 2012

Speedometer celebrates 110 years

Nowadays it is hard to imagine a vehicle without one and this week an important automotive component celebrates its 110th birthday – It’s the speedometer. So

GM’s Opel to possibly merge with PSA Peugeot-Citroen

Reports are breaking in France that say that General Motor’s European division Opel (and Vauxhall) could be negotiating a merger with PSA’s Peugeot Citroen auto.

Iveco launches amphibian SeaLand concept

Iveco presented the SeaLand, an experimental amphibian, and two other special vehicles for emergency operations at the 52nd Genoa International Boat Show last week.

Gates launches accessory belt drive system wear indicator

Gates has introduced a new and practical tool to help identify signs of wear on multi-ribbed belts and pulleys: the ABDS (Accessory Belt Drive System)

80 high-tech buses for Dublin

The first of 80 new highly advanced double decker buses for Dublin’s bus services through the Government’s capital programme have been unveiled in Dublin by

Ford Fiesta wins 2012 MPG Marathon with 108.78 mpg

The Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi has won the 2012 ALD Automotive/Shell FuelSave MPG Marathon, clocking up 108.78mpg over a 370-mile route involving tough, real-world

Opel Vivaro leaves van eco-rivals green with envy

Vauxhall’s British-built Opel Vivaro ecoFLEX has triumphed in the Fleet World MPG Marathon with a stunning 59.31 per cent improvement on the combined fuel economy

Kelly’s Toyota supports Donegal manager

Donegal manager, Jim McGuinness is pictured with Martin Kelly of Kelly’s Toyota, Mountcharles and Letterkenny, Co. Donegal receiving the keys of a brand new Avensis,