Irish News Archive

35 NCT centres now open – remaining 12 to follow within two weeks

The NCTS reopened 19 centres on Monday, June 8. It then reopened the remaining 16 centres on Monday last (June 29).

The new cabinet ministers and our industry

The new Taoiseach Micheál Martin named his cabinet last Saturday. Here are some of the names and portfolios that may concern the wider auto and transport industries.

Gradual re-opening of the driving test service  

The last act of the now former Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) on Saturday morning last was to confirm that the driver testing service will restart on a gradual basis during Phase 3 of the road map for easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

Ireland meets ELV reuse and recovery targets for first time

Elves, the compliance scheme for End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVs), has played a key part in Ireland’s success in meeting the End-of-Life Vehicle targets for reuse and recovery, for the first time since higher targets were introduced in 2015.

Fix Auto expands Irish network

Last December, Fix Auto revealed plans for expansion in Ireland. However, this was inevitably delayed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

New UVC sterilization box from National Autoparts

The SteriBox SB1 is a multipurpose UVC sterilization box which kills 99.99 per cent of viruses and bacteria, and is available in Ireland through National Autoparts.