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The Drogheda Motor Show is back!

The Drogheda Motor Show is back!

Drogheda & District Chamber are delighted to announce the return of the highly successful, award winning Drogheda Motor Show.  This weekend event will showcase the 2013 new car range from eleven local franchise motor dealerships and launch the new ‘132’ number plate!  It was the 1st motor show of its type in Ireland and many [...]

The new S-Cross 4

Suzuki Reveals New SX4 in Geneva

Tracing its roots back to the Paris motor show Suzuki S-Cross concept, a production ready Suzuki SX4 Crossover was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Bigger than the model it replaces, the current SX4  it will arrive here in September. At 4310mm long, 1840mm wide and 1600m high it is bigger than the SX4 and [...]

Jenny Cullen Carty, Branch Manager (Centre), Peter Coughlan, Management Trainee (Left) and Kelly Toner, Assistant Manager at the official opening of the new Enterpris

Official Opening of New Enterprise Rent-A-Car Branch in Sligo

Fifteen years ago, two young entrepreneurs, George O’Connor and Mike Hawkins set up a new business in a Dublin apartment renting replacement cars for insurance companies. Their company became Enterprise Rent-A-Car, part of the Global, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Group, and it now has 22 branches and 170 employees across Ireland. On Monday 25thFebruary, Enterprise Rent-A-Car in [...]

World debut for all-new Lexus

World debut for all-new Lexus

Lexus has revealed its all-new IS range, which will be launched in Ireland this summer. The line-up, unveiled at the North American International Motor Show in Detroit, includes the first full-hybrid IS, the IS 300h, together with the petrol-powered IS 250. Both versions feature rear-wheel drive and will be available with a further evolution of Lexus’s [...]

New Renault Dealership opens in Dublin

New Renault Dealership opens in Dublin

  20 new jobs created as Michael Grant Renault opens in Dublin 4 Renault Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Grant as new Renault dealers in Dublin. Located on Beach Road in Dublin 4, Michael Grant Renault is now open for business and will create 20 new jobs in the next six [...]

Petrol and diesel prices fall sharply for second consecutive month

Petrol and diesel prices fall sharply for second consecutive month

The average price of a litre of petrol in Ireland is now 161.2 cent, down 6.7 cent in the last month. Diesel also fell but less sharply. A litre now costs 156.0 cent, down 2.8 cent on the figure for October.  It is a sharp fall for the second month running so it is certainly [...]

Honda Develops SPORT HYBRID Range of Powertrains

Honda Develops SPORT HYBRID Range of Powertrains

  Honda has announced a range of 3 Hybrid Systems as part of the Earth Dreams Technology series of new generation powertrain technology that combines excellent driving performance and high levels of fuel economy.   Each of the three systems will become available in future Honda vehicles and each has been designed to accommodate different [...]

ECOmove’s QBEAK electric car set to launch in 2012

ECOmove’s QBEAK electric car set to launch in 2012

The Danish EV concept developer and manufacturer, ECOmove, have taken another step towards realizing the goal of launching their first EV in 2012. ECOmove´s designers and engineers have rethought the e-car concept from scratch, and the result is a unique and handy city car formed and equipped as a future means of transportation. For the [...]

Irish Ferries Appoints New Head of Passenger Sales

Irish Ferries Appoints New Head of Passenger Sales

Dermot Merrigan has been appointed Head of Passenger Sales for Ireland – UK/France ferry operator Irish Ferries.    Dermot joined Irish Ferries twenty-two years ago and has extensive experience within the company’s passenger business. Previously he held the posts of Contact Centre Manager and, before that, Commercial Coordinator with Irish Ferries Holidays.   A native [...]

Honda’s Next-Generation CR-V

Honda’s Next-Generation CR-V

Honda has revealed the first images of their new fourth-generation Honda CR-V SUV.  Due to go on sale here before the end of this year the all new model promises to be more efficient with reduced emissions. Designed exclusively for the European markets, the new CR-V sports  restyled front bumpers and LED daytime running lights. [...]

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