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Renewed road safety appeal as deaths rise by 9pc in 2020

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have renewed their appeal for road users to take extra care when using the roads, as provisional collision figures for 2020 show that there has been a 17% increase in the number of fatal crashes and a 9% increase in road deaths compared to last year.

25 years of ESP – thank heaven for electronics

Twenty-five years of ESP – that works out at nearly 15,000 lives saved and some 450,000 traffic accidents averted in Europe alone. It is one of Bosch’s biggest innovation stories, and is a prime example of the “Invented for life” ethos. Worldwide, Bosch itself has already supplied roughly 250 million such anti-skid systems. In no

Somora launches range of sanitising products

Somora Motor parts has introduced a new range of sanitising products, not only for automotive applications, but products that can also be used in many other day to day situations.

Gillian Fanning elected SIMI president

Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held virtually today. She is the first female President of SIMI in the Society’s 98 year history.

First Line talks top strut mount failure

Top strut mounts and bearings have evolved from ‘Generation 0’, featuring a simple steel bearing in a steel beading, to ‘Generation 2.5’,which uses a steel bearing with integral upper spring and shock absorber support, made from sophisticated, premium quality plastic composites. Despite this transformation, top strut mounts and bearings are still susceptible to failure.

Soltec adds to sanitising product range

Soltec tells us that it has added new products to their sanitising products range. Soltec Sanitising Station The Soltec hand sanitising station holds our 500ml hand sanitiser dispenser and has a compartment for holding a box of disposable gloves. This station is ideal for the workplace, entry points to buildings and large offices. Hand Sanitiser