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201 offers from Ireland’s most affordable car brand

Dacia tells us that the 201 Sales Events will take place across the brand’s network of 27 dealerships around Ireland from today (Thursday 21st.) to

Monroe intelligent suspension on BMW 3-Series

Increasingly, many leading automakers are finding that intelligent suspensions are a smart choice for enhancing vehicle dynamics and giving consumers the ability to customise their

Connolly Motors to acquire assets of J.J. Reid Motors

Connolly Motor Group has agreed to acquire the assets of J.J. Reid Motors subject to approval of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Connolly Motor

Toyota’s technicians and service advisors impress

I went along to the Toyota Ireland Aftersales building last week when it was hosting its annual National Skill Contest. There was added interest this

Volvo Cars Ireland Aftersales team at Cork IT

Volvo Cars Ireland visited Cork Institute of Technology today. The automotive students had the opportunity to gain a fascinating insight into the latest automotive aftersales

World’s first road noise active and control technology

HMG (Hyundai Motor Group) has just announced the development of the world’s first Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system. The first-ever system dramatically reduces

Lightweight pistons for leading international carmaker

With a lifetime volume totaling more than €200 million, China-based Kolbenschmidt Huayu Piston Co. Ltd. (KSHP), which is part of Germany’s Rheinmetall Automotive AG has

New Marketing Director appointed at Opel Ireland

Gowan Group, following its recent acquisition of Opel Ireland, has announced the appointment of Emma Toner to the role of Opel Marketing Director. Emma will

UK Driving Theory Test cheating cases triple in five years

Cases of cheating to pass the driving theory test in the UK have tripled in the past five years, Auto Express magazine has revealed. Over

British Government acts to close mobile phone loophole

The British Government has confirmed it will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while driving.