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Sandyford Motor Centre appointed main Peugeot dealers

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has appointed Sandyford Motor Centre to the Peugeot dealer network. Fronted by Dealer Principal, Bruce Soraghan, Sandyford Motor Centre is now retailing the full line-up of Peugeot passenger cars and light commercial vehicles,

Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap Get New Life as High‑End Watches

It could be the ultimate Christmas present for the petrol head in your life – a handmade watch, lovingly crafted from components that in a previous existence were used in classic Ford Mustangs. The idea is the brainchild of Christian

Reen’s Rathmore crowned kings of the kingdom

Reen’s Rathmore, main Peugeot dealers for Co. Kerry, have been crowned Peugeot dealers of the year 2017. The presentation was made to dealer principals, John and Tim Reen, at a glittering dealer dinner in the Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa,

Irish Ferries retains ‘Best Ferry Company’ title

Once again, Irish Ferries were honoured with the ‘Best Ferry Company’ title for the 11th year in succession at the 26th Irish Travel Trade Awards ceremony. Attended by a large number of guests from the travel industry, the awards were presented on foot of

Toyota partners with Paralympics Ireland

Toyota Ireland has been unveiled as an official partner to Paralympics Ireland and to the 2020 and 2024 Irish Paralympic teams. The announcement builds on Toyota’s worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partnerships in the mobility category. Toyota has also announced brand

New Nissan Micra is Irish Small Car of the Year 2018

The Nissan Micra has been voted Continental Irish Small Car of the Year 2018 by a panel of Ireland’s leading motoring journalists. The panel of judges awards points on the basis of criteria ranging from innovation and safety to space,

New Audi RS 4 Avant arrives early next year

The Audi press release said the new RS 4 Avant arrives in Ireland, while the last paragraph said it will be available to order in late 2017. So with some joined-up thinking I decided it is safe to say that

New Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up launched here

The eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup has been launched on the Irish market, with the entry level X220 4×2 PURE priced at €39,950, inclusive of VAT & VRT. The all-new model that marks the first venture by the German vehicle

Skoda gives details of all new Karoq SUV

Skoda Ireland has revealed full details of the eagerly anticipated Karoq, the second model in the brand’s SUV offensive. The Karoq will make its debut here this December and starts at just €27,715 for what it says is the very

What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards winners

The What Car? Used Car of the Year Award winners have been announced. You can argue that the Irish market is similar to that of the much bigger UK in the availability of models and which cars that motorists like.