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Going out in style with Ireland’s first hybrid hearse

The Deacon V Hybrid, Ireland’s first hybrid electric hearse has been launched. Based on the new Ford Mondeo HEV which arrived in Ireland earlier this year, the new Deacon V hybrid electric hearse has been built by Byrne Coach Builders

New car registrations up slightly in May

New car registrations for the month of May were up slightly (1.47 per cent) (6,080) when compared to May 2017 (5,992), official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show. Registrations year to date remain

Spirit Motor Group opens new Jaguar Land Rover showroom

Spirit Jaguar Land Rover has celebrated the launch of its luxurious new 20,000 sq/ft showroom with a special event attended by Jaguar Land Rover CEO, Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth. Located in Sandyford Business District, the new showroom is a standard

Renault Ireland renews sponsorship of The Late Late Show

Renault Ireland is renewing its sponsorship of RTE’s The Late Late Show for another three years. This brings the deal to six continuous years, the longest sponsorship the show has had. The current season of the Late Late Show draws

Volkswagen Ireland makes donation to Pieta House

Niamh Gaffney, Marketing Communications Manager of Volkswagen Ireland, presents Maria Byrne from Pieta House with a cheque for €3,000, proceeds from the sale of the Snapshot Calendar by Volkswagen. This 2018 calendar was made up of photos from an Instagram-based

New Suzuki dealership at Airside Motor Park

The new Airside Suzuki in Airside Motor Park in Swords, County Dublin is the latest franchise to be appointed by the vehicle manufacturer, is the largest standalone Suzuki showroom in the country, and brings the total number of locations representing

O’Farrell elected SIMI President

Gerard O’Farrell, Group Director, Car Division, O.H.M Group, has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), at the organisation’s AGM, in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare on Thursday, May 17. Speaking at SIMI’s

Citroën appoints James Tomkins Garage as new north Wexford based dealership

Citroën Ireland has recruited a new dealership in Gorey, north Co. Wexford; James Tomkins Garage. Pat Ryan, Managing Director, Citroën & DS Ireland, visited the showroom this week to arrange signing of the new dealership contract agreement. James Tomkins Garage

Ford Dealerships seeking apprentice technicians

A range of Ford Dealerships from across Ireland is looking to recruit up to 50 new apprentice technicians and fully qualified technicians for a rewarding career in the motor industry. In addition to taking on new unqualified apprentices, a selection

Volkswagen 182 deals announced

Volkswagen Ireland has announced details of its 182 campaign which includes Technology Upgrades across the range, 0% APR PCP Finance on many models, Purchase Contributions of up to €2,000 and discounts on R-Line equipment packs. Entering the 182 registration period,