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Ford and Volkswagen to explore a strategic alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Both say that they are exploring a strategic alliance designed to strengthen each company’s competitiveness and better serve their customers globally. The companies are exploring potential projects

Dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars being highlighted

With the very hot weather we are experiencing, Skoda Ireland tells us that it has launched a campaign to highlight the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars during the warm weather. The initiative is part of ongoing dog welfare

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class range arrives

Following an extensive mid-term makeover Mercedes-Benz is preparing the groundwork for the introduction of their latest C-Class saloon, estate, coupé and cabriolet models. One of Mercedes-Benz’s great success stories, C-Class has recorded global sales of some 9.5 million units since

Watch the drink-drive limits across Europe this summer

A road safety and breakdown organisation in the UK is encouraging holiday drivers to be mindful of the lower drink-drive limits in force across Europe this summer. The same good advice applies to Irish drives heading abroad. GEM Motoring Assist’s

New Audi A1 Sportback unveiled

Audi has unveiled the second generation of its compact model, the A1 and it is expected to be available from late this year. With a more dynamic design, Audi says that the new A1 Sportback is the ideal companion in

Beware that hot weather brings driving dangers

We have all enjoyed the sunshine over the last few days, and sun worshipers will be glad to hear from Met Éireann, that the warm and sunny weather is set to continue. There will be sunshine each day and it

All new Ford Focus features pothole detection system

Drivers in many regions of Europe are facing a “pothole crisis”’, made worse this year in some areas by the “Beast from the East” arctic air-mass, which delivered icy conditions that further contributed to shattered road surfaces. A pothole was

Fuel labelling information now published

EU Directive 2014/94/EU on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure requires EU member states and EEA states to improve the information given to consumers who are faced with a choice of fuels for their vehicle. To that end, a CEN

Spirit Ford – Fordstore hosts panel discussion on Working on Wellness

Spirit Ford – FordStore welcomed guests to its Sandyford showroom on Thursday June 7, for an informative panel discussion on ‘Working on Wellness’. Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD introduced guests to the expert panel, which included special guest, RTE Soccer

New Hyundai Santa Fe goes on sale here

Today, Ireland has become the first country in Europe to launch the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe ahead of 182 registration plate. Prices start at €41,995 for the 2WD ‘Comfort Plus’ version with the 2.2 diesel engine. This model has a