Gone on holidays

Our Editor and News Editor will be away on holidays until the 18th of July. Our office will remain open...
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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


Dayco Poly-V belts lead the way

As the trade is very aware, every sector of the aftermarket is fiercely competitive, but this competition often bring benefits in the quality of products

OFT refers private motor insurance to Competition Commision

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in the UK has referred the UK’s private motor insurance market to the Competition Commission for further investigation amid

Nemesis breaks electric car land speed record

The ‘Nemesis’ has broken the UK  electric car land-speed record – reaching 151 mph. The existing record of 137mph was set by Don Wales, grandson of

Paris Motor Show Preview

Padraic Deane reports from the Paris International Motor Show ( aka Mondial de l’Automobile ), which opened to the public on Saturday and continues until

BMW trade promotion

BMW Ireland dealers are offering trade customers a free 5 litre tub of BMW Hand Cleaner during the month of October.

New Denso retrofit flat blades available now

Denso has launched an extensive new Retrofit Flat Blade range, which offers customers a stylish, highly effective replacement wiper blade option for a wide range

Ford targets product freshness

Ford Motor Company is targeting industry-leading product freshness in Europe with a major acceleration of new cars and CVs, including several new models on display

New Golf Bluemotion promises amazing 88.3 mpg and 85 g/km CO2

Last night at an exclusive preview of Volkswagen Group products and making its motor show debut alongside the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf this morning at the

Schrader focuses on TPMS

Schrader, the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) specialists held a conference for its European distributors, at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Antrim last week.