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Fiat Ducato goes electric with BEV 2020

A completely electric version, which implements Fiat Professional technologies will be available in 2020. Fiat says that the Ducato Electric is being developed through an innovative pilot project and it claims that there’s no trade-off in terms of load and performance.

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based conversion on the market

Minibus converter EVM has added a new model called Trend into its range of vehicles in the UK. EVM Ireland is based in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath.

New car and van monthly sales are up

Official statistics just released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that total new car registrations for the month of May are up 4.7 per cent (6,341) when compared with May 2018 (6,055). New car registrations year to date are however still down by 7.6 per cent (at79,343) on the same period

Sealey’s new 2019 Summer Promotion

Sealey launched their new 56 page Summer promotion on 1st June. It is packed with around 600 great deals on their tools & equipment and also contains discounts up to 55% off list price. The promotion includes some superb new lines. There are 25 sections in total, including Hand, Power & Air Tools, Toolchest Combos,

Autodata acquires AutoMate Training

Solera Holdings, the owners of Autodata and a global leader in automotive technical information, has just confirmed the acquisition of AutoMate Training, which it describes as the automotive industry’s foremost provider of online technical training and professional development platforms. Founded and based in Sydney, Australia, AutoMate has rapidly expanded from a fledgling start-up to become

Eight tips to protect tools in vans from thieves

Tradespeople have been urged to fit their vans with CCTV and a safe to protect valuable tools and equipment from pesky thieves. This is now also a big problem in Ireland as evidenced by all the calls from victims to Joe Duffy on RTE Radio Ones’s Live Line show. Van experts across the Irish Sea