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Connolly Motors to acquire assets of J.J. Reid Motors

Connolly Motor Group has agreed to acquire the assets of J.J. Reid Motors subject to approval of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Monroe intelligent suspension on BMW 3-Series

Increasingly, many leading automakers are finding that intelligent suspensions are a smart choice for enhancing vehicle dynamics and giving consumers the ability to customise their vehicle’s ride performance.

Toyota’s technicians and service advisors impress

I went along to the Toyota Ireland Aftersales building last week when it was hosting its annual National Skill Contest. There was added interest this year because the contest was expanded to include service advisors alongside technical staff.

Somora Motor Parts Yuasa battery training

Somora Motor Parts this month held its new special Yuasa battery training sessions throughout Ireland.

Innovative solution to aid reduction of roadside air pollution

A British company has utilised innovative technology, capable of detecting very low levels of toxic particulates emitted from diesel cars, well below the limits used by the existing MOT test in the UK.

New fully electric Volvo XC40 on the way

With the introduction of the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40 SUV next month, Volvo Cars is launching its first fully electric car. And in line with its tradition, it is also introducing one of the safest cars on the road, despite a fresh set of challenges presented by the absence of an internal combustion engine.