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SDC Truck & Trailer Parts open first branch in England

Market leading SDC Truck and Trailer Parts in Ireland has opened their first branch in England this morning. The branch which is located in Warrington and the company says that it signals a very exciting period for SDC Truck & Trailer Parts as it marks the beginning of the company having a physical hub in

MEPs back life-saving vehicle safety standards in key vote

A key committee of MEPs last week voted through a range of new mandatory vehicle safety standards that could apply to new vehicle models within three years. Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) voted to approve a range of new vehicle safety standards initially proposed by the European

Keep your engine healthy with febi’s Oil Pump range

An oil pump ensures continuous engine lubrication, supplying any moving parts with the exact quantity of oil. This not only reduces any friction and abrasion but due to high performing heat dissipation, cools the stressed engine components and protects them from overheating. In addition, it lubricates the surfaces of parts rubbing against each other, thus

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