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New car awards with a difference slant

The winners of the inaugural News UK Motor Awards, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, were announced last week. It makes for interesting reading, and certainly, I can say with some certainty, that it would be very different in many categories, if

Ford trials Intersection Priority Management system

Imagine a world where negotiating busy junctions does not require you to wait at a red light and the only reason to stop your car is because you have arrived at your destination.

Citroen backs Road Safety Ireland’s safe driving experience

Citroen Ireland has joined forces with Road Safety Ireland to support their new ‘Driving for Work’ Safe Driving Experience which is now being offered at new purpose built Road Safety Experience Centre in Co. Monaghan.

New Skoda compact car to be named Scala

Skoda has revealed the name of its new compact model – it will be called the ’Scala’. The name comes from the Latin word ‘scala’ which means ‘stairs’ or ‘ladder’ and will mark the next step forward for the Czech

Windsor acquires second Renault and Dacia dealership

Windsor Motor Group is a new name for Renault and Dacia in North Dublin.

Seat’s 191 offers now available

Seat says that from now their 191 offers are available. Finance at 1.9 per cent is now available on the new Ateca SUV and the Arona Crossover SUV. And Seat adds that a 1.9 per cent rate is available on

Opel Ireland appoints Linders to dealer network

Opel Ireland has appointed Linders to the Opel Dealer network. Located in Finglas (J5 M50) and Turvey (J4 M1), Linders is the latest dealer to join the 29 nationwide dealers in the Opel network and will host a new showroom

Brian Cooke appointed new Director General Designate for SIMI

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today at their National Executive Council meeting, announced the appointment of Brian Cooke as the new Director General Designate for SIMI. As part of the planned retirement of the current Director General

SIMI expresses disappointment at poorly considered Budget decision

The Society of the Irish Motorist Industry (SIMI) has said the decision in Budget 2019 to increase VRT on the registration of diesel cars has been “poorly considered”. Commenting on the matter, SIMI Director General Alan Nolan said: “This was

Ford revises prices for all new Focus in Ireland

As part of the company’s 191 new registration promotion, Ford has revised its prices for the All-New Ford Focus which arrived in Ireland in September.  Commenting on the 191 promotional prices for the new Focus, Ford Ireland Chairman and Managing