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Somora Motor Parts Yuasa battery training

Somora Motor Parts this month held its new special Yuasa battery training sessions throughout Ireland.

Innovative solution to aid reduction of roadside air pollution

A British company has utilised innovative technology, capable of detecting very low levels of toxic particulates emitted from diesel cars, well below the limits used by the existing MOT test in the UK.

Juratek announces management buyout

Existing shareholder Matt Robinson (Managing Director), Toby Whewell (Sales & Marketing Director) and Mark Clegg (Operations Director) have now taken full control of Juratek Ltd in a management buyout. They are acquiring the remaining shareholding from outgoing Chairman Allan Hooks.

EU automotive leaders say “No” to ‘No Deal’ Brexit

With just over one month to go before the UK is due to leave the EU, the European automotive industry today made a united call for the UK and the EU to avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit. The lead organisations representing vehicle and parts manufacturers across the EU, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) and

1,000 extra charge points to be added in next five years

Minister Richard Bruton announced on Monday funding to support the rollout by local authorities of up to 1,000 on-street public charge points for electric vehicles over the next five years. His Department claims that this new scheme will support the widespread roll out of electric vehicles.

RSA urges Leaving Cert students to celebrate safely

With almost 60,000 students receiving their Leaving Certificate results today, the highest number in 15 years, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has reminded all recipients to celebrate safely and responsibly and is urging students to be sensible by planning their travel to and from festivities.

SIMI says thousands of motor industry jobs under threat

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has today issued their Quarterly Motor Industry Review Q2 of 2019 composed by Economist Jim Power. It makes for stark reading, despite the economy performing strongly, the environment for new car sales continues to remain very challenging.

Highest level of employment ever seen in Ireland

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes the latest update on the Irish labour market in an excerpt from the latest Motor Industry Review. The report by economist Jim Power for the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

Sixth Latin Auto Parts Expo in Panama

The sixth Latin Auto Parts Expo took place on last week (July 17-19) in Panama City. It is the leading auto parts exhibition in Latin America and the Caribbean. The organisers say that it connects hundreds of auto part manufacturers each year with thousands of distributors from Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.