New PPG manufacturing site to create up to 100 jobs in Shannon

A new multi-million-euro manufacturing site in Shannon is set to create up to 100 high-tech jobs when it opens next...
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NCT revokes 34,000 certs issued to vehicle owners in ‘system error’

The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) has revoked 34,000 two-year NCT certificates incorrectly issued due to a “system error”. (more…)
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Two arrested in North Dublin over the theft of catalytic converters

Two men were yesterday arrested in North Dublin in relation to ongoing investigations into the theft of catalytic converters. (more…)
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Top Part opens in Cork City

The last 18 months has been a difficult and challenging period for businesses. Covid 19 has impacted differently on various...
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NGK’s Stewart Neill to retire

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has announced the retirement of its area manager for Ireland, Stewart Neill. (more…)
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Stefan’s success after his Plunket College ‘Pre Apprenticeship’ course

Stefan Giurgila enrolled on the Pre-Apprenticeship Motor Vehicle Maintenance (MVM) course at Plunket College of Further Education in August 2020...
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Numax adds to XV leisure battery range

The Numax brand of power storage devices, represented in Ireland by National Autoparts has further extended its super successful XV leisure battery range into a five-model family, which will provide the outdoor enthusiast with the opportunity to find the perfect product for their needs. The new addition is the 75-Ampere hour (Ah) XV 23, which


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Johnson Controls to exhibit at Geneva Motor Show

Johnson Controls is showcasing its comprehensive battery expertise, from Start-Stop batteries to the prismatic lithium-ion cells for hybrid and electric cars at the Geneva Motor Show. “Pavillon Vert at the autoshow is dedicated to sustainability. With our next generation energy storage solutions that help our customers to deliver more fuel efficient cars to consumers, we

NGK confirms MechanEx line up

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be exhibiting its market-leading spark plug, glow plug and NTK Lambda sensor ranges on its stand at MechanEx, Westpoint Arena, Exeter, on April 17 & 18.  The company will also be providing technical assistance for visitors via its popular Tech Talk Live shows.

INA extends range of drive belts

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd is continuing to increase its market-leading INA range of belt drive components in Ireland. It has introduced a new tensioner kit for vehicles including the Subaru Outback, Forester, Impreza, Legacy 1.5, 2.0, 2.5 2003-, plus three new Over Running Alternator Pulleys (OAPs) and a new Front End Auxiliary Drive (FEAD)

LuK adds new clutch parts 

New LuK clutch parts are continuing to be introduced into the aftermarket with the latest additions servicing the needs of almost a quarter of a million vehicles. LuK releases – from Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd – comprise four LuK RepSets for a total vehicle parc of 114,845 vehicles and two LuK RepSet Pros for