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New car registrations marginally ahead first half of the year

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has today released the official 221 new vehicle registration figures for June....
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Every new Jaguar in Ireland now comes with five-year warranty

Jaguar is launching a new five-year warranty across its entire vehicle range in Ireland, including the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace and...
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ELTA partners with FG7 for major distribution deal

ELTA Automotive has announced the continuation and development of its distribution deal with FG7. The formidable FG7 buying group is...
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Harris Group launches new EV training academy

Leading commercial vehicle distributor Harris Group has launched a training academy at the company’s headquarters, which will provide specialised training...
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Massive range of hand/power tools set for Auto Trade EXPO

Hand and power tools will be a prominent feature at this year's Auto Trade EXPO and CV Workshop EXPO in...
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ZF advises caution with alternative spare parts

The dual mass flywheel (DMF) dampens torsional vibrations and thus allows the engine to run efficiently at significantly lower speeds than is possible with a


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

Business as usual as QH Ireland gets a new owner

The CD Group has concluded an agreement with the leading European manufacturer of car parts, Klarius Group, to purchase its Quinton Hazell Ireland operation. Established

Bosal Ireland to distribute Trusting brake products

Bosal Ireland Ltd has signed an agreement with Trusting SPA for the distribution of the Trusting brand of friction products. Trusting is a familiar and

SIMI meeting on new voluntary CSS Certified Steel Standard

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) is holding an open meeting to present its new voluntary CSS (Certified Steel Standard) bodyshop standards programme for

3 is magic number for Volkswagen customers

2013 will be a hugely lucky year for Volkswagen customers as its family of cars, which is getting bigger and better, is now set to