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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 [...]

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte visited Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on Tuesday 9th March where Public Safety and Security Manager David Ward (right) showcased the centre's electric Patrol Vehicle, 'Sparky 1'

Launch of first electric patrol car in Irish Shopping Centre

  Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Dublin 22 has become the first centre in Ireland to introduce an emission-free electric security patrol car by taking delivery of a Renault Kangoo Z.E. model as part of the scheme’s overall sustainability ethos. The aptly named ‘Sparky 1’ Renault Kangoo Z.E boasts 0 g of CO2/km, zero pollutant emissions, [...]

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 [...]

Toyota FT-86  Open Top Concept

Geneva Motor Show Preview

Opening its doors for the 83rd time this week; we reveal some of the exciting models and concepts manufacturers will have on show at the Geneva Motor Show ALFA ROMEO Alfa Romeo is to finally reveal the production version of its much anticipated 4C, first seen as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in [...]

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 [...]

The Irish Motorcycle Action Group launches what is believed to be the World’s first smart phone app that will connect the motorcycle community online

MAG Ireland launches first biker dedicated smart phone app

At The Irish Motorcycle and Scooter Show, RDS, Dublin (March1st, 2013) – MAG (Motorcycle Action Group) Ireland, today announced the official launch of their new smart phone app. MAG Ireland is a voluntary body made up of an elected board and regional executive councils, committed to supporting all riders of powered two (and three) wheelers. [...]

Windsor Motors packs a double punch!- New Jobs , New Marque

Windsor Motors packs a double punch!- New Jobs , New Marque

Ireland’s largest car dealer, Windsor Motors, has announced the creation of 10 new positions having opened their new Kia garage in Liffey Valley, Dublin. The Irish firm already employs over 300 people in its 13 dealerships around the country, with the number of employees in the new Kia garage expected to increase over the next [...]

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 [...]

Dacia Sandero

Dacia Launches New Sandero

Affordable to buy and run epitomises everything that Dacia stands for.  Following in the footsteps of the Duster which launched here in July 2012, Dacia’s new supermini the all-new Sandero has arrived and like its chunkier sibling, comes at a shockingly affordable price. With Dacia’s Duster already shaking up the Irish motor industry, the new [...]

Budget’13 Delivers Motor Tax Hikes

Budget’13 Delivers Motor Tax Hikes

After weeks of speculation the predicted changes to the Motor Tax bands was finally confirmed by Michael Noonan in Wednesday’s budget. The number of CO2 bands in terms of motor tax for a vehicle has been increased from seven to twelve with a restructuring of the most common bands, A and B, for new vehicles. [...]

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