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Galway car trader receives 4 month suspended sentence

Galway car trader Kevin McGann, previously trading as KMM Motors, Claregalway Road, has been convicted of providing a consumer with false information in relation to a car. Today’s conviction follows an investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC). Mr McGann was given a four months sentence, which was suspended on the condition that

New award winning Partner Van launched here

The all-new award-winning Partner van is the brand’s first light commercial vehicle to feature the aforementioned Peugeot i-Cockpit as standard. Per an unprecedented move in this vehicle segment. From €16,700 plus delivery, or from €13,615 ex-VAT and offering the perfect balance between convenience, practicality and drivability, the new Partner is available in both ‘Standard ‘

Sealey SCS201 removes rust from just about anything

Sealey tells us that their SCS201 500ml Rust Remover Liquid can be used to remove rust from just about anything! It can also be used also for the treatment of nonferrous metals for removing oxide and tarnish films. Safe to use on cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, caravans, boats, agricultural vehicles, machinery and more. Available

New unaccompanied driver laws introduced

I’ve had a few people complain about not being aware of the changes in Irish driving laws in relation Learner and Novice drivers. Well here are the details and both the owners of vehicles driven by these classes of drivers should pay particular attention to the new penalties.

Imported used cars pass the historic 100,000 mark

Imported used cars for the first time in history have reached 100,755 for 2018 an increase of 7.81 per cent on 2017 (93,454). Meanwhile used commercial vehicle imports decreased during 2018; (-2.9%) and similarly with HGV’s, which were down -0.5 per cent.

€500,000 of counterfeit auto parts seized

€500,000 worth of counterfeit car parts in have been seized in County Monaghan. Gardaí attached to Carrickmacross Garda District assisted by an intellectual property brand protection agency, searched a premises at Drumgoose, following the search of a premises in Castleblayney, as part of an investigation into the importation and sale of counterfeit car parts in

RSA recognises Ireland’s 2018 Road Safety Champions

The students of an enterprising girls’ national school in Co. Louth who tackled the use of mobile phones by their parents in cars have been awarded the Road Safety Authority (RSA) ‘Gertie Shields Supreme Award’ in road safety for 2018.

Changes benefit Diesel Technic customers in Ireland

Under the motto “Expand your business”, there are also many infrastructural expansion measures for the future growth of the Diesel Technic Group. Parallel to the continuous expansion of the product range, the logistics capacities at several locations were increased and the automation of processes made it possible to extend the service and ordering times for

Brexit deal will protect Northern Irish jobs – Bradley

The British Secretary of State, Karen Bradley MP has promoted the merits of the Brexit withdrawal agreement while touring Northern Ireland towns on Friday. She spoke to business leaders in Newtownards and Bangor, Co. Down, saying that the draft Brexit deal would place Northern Ireland in an unrivalled global position to attract future foreign investment