Garage business in 1930s Mayo – Biscuit tin is a time capsule

When Gabriel Downes opened an old biscuit tin he found while trying to trace a leak in the upstairs of...
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GS Automotive battery range growing in popularity with Irish motor factors

The GS Automotive Battery range from GS Yuasa is increasingly popular with Irish motor factors who are finding the brand’s...
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Puncture deflates Tohill’s podium challenge in 5 Nations BRX at Pembrey

The PFCRX team and multiple Irish Rallycross champion Derek Tohill endured a difficult weekend at Pembrey in South Wales for...
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Biennual MOT testing proposed for Northern Ireland

Proposals to carry out MOT tests every two years in Northern Ireland have been put forward in a consultation by...
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Express Spares partners with TCMatic

Express Spares has partnered with Spanish-based automatic transmission experts TCMatic, which will see its product ranges extending well beyond the current core...
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NGK appoints two new sales managers for Ireland

NGK has made two sales appointments for Ireland following the recent retirement of area manager Stewart Neill. (more…)
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Top Part takes to the road

Leading Motor Factor chain, Top Part, is holding two Trade Shows next month, where it will showcase its extensive range of brands to the trade. The Trade Shows will take place at the Brandon Hotel, Tralee on Tuesday, April 17 and the Ardilaun Hotel, Galway, on Thursday, April 19 from 5.00 to 10.00pm.


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Autoglym on Sunday Times list

Car care company Autoglym, is once again featured in The Sunday Times list of the UK’s ‘Best 100 Companies to Work For’. As part of parent company Altro Group, Letchworth-based Autoglym was placed 63rd in the 2012 rankings, 20 places higher than in 2011.

Trico® sponsors Santa Pod Raceway

Trico®, is set to sponsor one of the UK’s premier motorsport venues, Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire.  The sponsorship will run for two seasons and sees Trico extend a proud tradition of involvement with motorsport at the highest level. Back in the 1950’s Trico supported the legendary Briggs Cunningham Jaguar racing team at Le Mans,

KYB takes on 3 Peaks Challenge

An intrepid team from KYB UK is taking on the 3 peaks Challenge in July to raise funds for automotive industry charity, BEN.  Matt Robinson, General Manager, Steve Moore, Business Manager, Romin Nassiri, Business Manager, Jordan Day, Business Manager, and Vicky Smith, Customer Service Supervisor will attempt to climb Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike

Meyle unveils reinforced control arm

Sporty models, such as the Audi TT, are designed to deliver a dynamic driving experience – the downside is excessive strain on chassis components. Control arms, for example, are subjected to particularly high loads, resulting in premature part wear and failure. Meyle, represented in Ireland by Strongline Autoparts now offers a new HD part which,

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