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Gardai recover stolen vehicles and plant machinery

As part of a planned multi-units operation Gardai carried out a search of a large industrial lock up premised in Co. Longford yesterday morning (Thursday). During the search a large amount of suspected stolen industrial plant, tools, trailers, vans, cars, engines and car parts with an initial estimate of up to €500,000 (subject to examination)

‘No deal’ Brexit catastrophic blow to British auto industry, warn businesses in new survey

Three quarters of UK automotive businesses fear a ‘no-deal’ Brexit will threaten their future viability, according to a new member survey announced by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) at its 102nd annual dinner in London this evening. The results highlight the critical need for a Brexit withdrawal deal and transition to prevent

Parents urged not to gift children quad bikes or scramblers for Christmas

Three of the four people who died in Ireland as a result of an incident involving a quad bike or scrambler were aged 18 or under, in the period 2014 to 2017, according to provisional statistics published by The Road Safety Authority (RSA).

Largest supercar grid of the year headlines Rallycross finale

Mondello Park’s final round of the 2018 Parts for Cars Irish Rallycross Championship will be graced by the largest Supercar grid for a domestic event for many years on Sunday, November 25 as nine Class 1 drivers will battle it out for a place on the Superfinal grid.

Volvo XC40 crowned Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2019

The Volvo XC40 has been crowned as Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2019

NGK sponsored duo top of 2018 championship leader board

NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s reigning World champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are back on top of the 2018 championship leader board going in to the final event of the season.

New Motorservice packaging defeats counterfeiters

The Motorservice Group is the sales organization of Rheinmetall Automotive’s global aftermarket activities. It is a leading supplier of engine components for the spare parts market, encompassing the Kolbenschmidt, Pierburg, BF and TRW Engine Components brands.

JTAPE Wheel Repair Mask 2018 Global Media Award winner 

JTAPE was recognised with a 2018 Global Media Award this week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for its Wheel Repair Mask.

FinishLine range showcased at Auto Trade EXPO

The FinishLine range of automotive body repair coatings were to showcased to great effect at the recent Auto Trade EXPO in Dublin. The range is designed and developed by Abcon Industrial Products Ltd to provide quality products which achieve cost effectiveness through process improvement.   The offering includes fillers, primers, clear coats and ancillary products.