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At a recent meeting of the International Van of the Year jury in Frankfurt, Germany, ten nominees have been announced as candidates for the 2017 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) award."Just like 2014, there are many contenders for...
If recent rumours were anything to go by, work on a new road linking Cork and Limerick would start at Mitchelstown rather than using the intended route that would see Mallow and Buttevant bypassed. The supposed logic of the Mitchelstown...
Fourteen examples from seven truck brands in the long-haul and distribution sectors contest for the fourteenth annual Fleet Transport Irish Truck of the Year Awards.The winner in each category will go forward for the final vote to win...
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles records a significant growth of 7.0 per cent in the first six months of the year with worldwide deliveries of urban delivery vans, transporters and pick-ups totalling 238,800.Particularly successful during this period was the T...
Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has said that a lack of agreement over the use of eFlow tags on toll plazas operated by the Celtic Roads Group is leading to confusion and frustration for motorists.“eFlow has announced that...
Three months after its first outing, Citroën Racing’s 2017 World Rally Car has made its asphalt debut. On the bumpy roads of Aude in southern France, Kris Meeke and Stéphane Lefebvre learnt how the car behaves on this type...
For the 2016 running of Ireland's Best Truck Driver Competition, the Grand Final will be held during the Mondello Truck Show, on 3 & 4 September next.The third annual contest to seek the safest and most efficient truck...
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) have issued their second Quarterly Motor Industry Review of 2016 in association with DoneDeal.The SIMI/DoneDeal report highlights the strong performance that the Motor Industry has made in the first half of 2016...
Corporate customers can now use the AirPlus business travel payments solution to access car rental in many more global destinations with the integration of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car, the three wholly-owned brands of Enterprise Holdings Inc.The partnership allows...
The all-new Ford Edge upscale sport utility vehicle (SUV) has arrived in Ireland. Delivering premium levels of comfort, sophisticated driver assistance features and class-leading driving dynamics, the Edge is Ford’s latest offering in Europe’s best-selling vehicle segment.“The all new Edge joins...

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