Updated: 16/02/17 : 12:59:29
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Pothole warnings to dashboard could save €500

 With this winter expected to set records as being the worst ever, in some parts of Europe, drivers could be forgiven for thinking that as temperatures finally rise they can now dream of Easter getaways.*But freezing temperatures, ice and snow will likely lead to more cracked and potholed roads.Across Europe, bad road surfaces contribute to more than a third of all accidents every year. ** In 2011, 20 million potholes were [...]  Read More...

Updated: 08/02/17 : 17:08:47
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VW Touran is Europe's top selling MPV

Volkswagen's Touran is for the first time Europe's most successful MPV. As ascertained by renowned market research company IHS Automotive, the Touran asserted itself on the European Continent as the top selling MPV with a total of more than 112,000 new registrations in 2016.  The latest generation of the all-rounder with its innovative driver assistance and infotainment systems is sold in over 40 [...]  Read More...

Updated: 16/02/17 : 10:58:46
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Mercedes-Benz delegation visit new Connolly dealership in Sligo

Mercedes-Benz Ireland chief executive, Stephen Byrne and sales manager, Ciaran Allen, recently visited the newly opened Connolly Motor Group Mercedes-Benz dealership at Collooney.Meeting with dealer principals, Neil and Kevin Connolly Jnr., they viewed the premises and described themselves ‘highly impressed’ by the new facility which, they said, ranks amongst the finest in Ireland.A core feature of the new development is its [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/02/17 : 12:12:43
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Used car market breaks 1m in 2016

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports that used transactions for private cars were in excess of 1 million transactions in 2016 – the highest level since Cartell started recording results.Cartell.ie considered all transactions for private cars (including imports) in the market in 2016 including private to private sales, imported by private, trade to trade sales, trade-ins, and trade to private transactions. The total number [...]  Read More...