Drive with your lights on all day

Fri, Dec 30, 2016

The old adage about pedestrian safety - Be Safe, Be Seen! - is as true for motorists as it is for pedestrians. With the winter solstice falling only last week (December 21), it means that daylight time starts to get slightly longer each day.

However, Continental Tyres Ireland is advising motorists not to wait until darkness to turn on their lights. Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres Ireland, commented: "A lot of newer cars come with daytime running lights (DTRLs) as standard, this means they have lights on once the engine is running even during daylight time. This is a huge boost to road safety as the old adage for pedestrian safety: 'Be safe, be seen' is equally true for motorists and other road-users.

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New Peugeot 2008 is Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017

Fri, Nov 04, 2016

The new Peugeot 2008 was crowned Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017 at the Irish Car of the Year Awards, in association with Continental Tyres.

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New 2017 Mazda3 has arrived

Fri, Oct 28, 2016

With global production having passed five million cars at the end of April 2016, the highly acclaimed Mazda3 is updated with the launch of the 2017 Mazda3. The new range will start at €23,295.

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JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe Showcase New Peugeot 3008 SUV

Fri, Oct 28, 2016

The much-anticipated new Peugeot 3008 SUV will be launched in Ireland in early 2017 and brings to market a striking, bold SUV design, Peugeot’s revolutionary new-generation iCockpit interior, high levels of equipment and class-leading PureTech petrol and BlueHDi engines. JJ Burke Car Sales, Main Peugeot Dealers in Ballinrobe will showcase the new 3008 SUV until November 1.

Des Cannon, Managing Director at Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, said, “The much-anticipated new Peugeot 3008 SUV aims to assert itself as a major player in the C-SUV segment and it certainly has all the necessary credentials to deliver. Our new Peugeot 3008 SUV national roadshow, over four weeks, will work hard to showcase the new model to existing 3008 owners, some of whom are proud owners of their third 3008. It will undoubtedly also capture the attention of many new conquests to the Peugeot brand.”

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Honda to unveil new Civic Hatchback in Paris

Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Honda will take the next step in its European product offensive at the 2016 Paris Motor Show late this month with the global unveiling of its new Civic hatchback.

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New generation Hyundai i30 here in early 2017

Sat, Sep 17, 2016

The new generation Hyundai i30 is the DNA car for its Europe market, according to Hyundai Motor.

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Tesla extends electric car range to 613km

Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Electric car maker Tesla claims its S P100D is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced, with a 0-60 mph (100kph) time of 2.5 seconds, after it introduced a new larger battery.

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Connollys Car Centre offers experience, quality and value

Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Connollys Car Centre is part of the Connolly Motor Group - a family business since 1939. Located in Rehins Ballina, the team source cars from the group's three Audi and two Volkswagen dealerships and soon from their two Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

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Honda's ‘Simple Logic’ 162 campaign

Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Building on its success as ‘The Best Selling SUV in the World’, the latest generation Honda CR-V will now be available from the Honda dealer network using highly competitive offers.

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Ford's new intelligent all wheel drive technology

Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Ford now offers eight out of 17 vehicle lines in Europe with sophisticated all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive technologies, compared to three models in 2012.

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New car sales at almost 100,000 for five months

Fri, Jul 08, 2016

New car registrations for the first five months of the year totalled almost 100,000, up 23 per cent on the same period last year, official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) confirm.

New car registrations for the month of May were down 6 per cent( 6,532) compared to May 2015 (6,919) while total new car sales are up 23 per cent (99,740) on the same period last year (80,889).

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Upgrade to the all-new Honda range for 161

Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Honda, like others, is urging its car-owner customers to upgrade their current model to a new Honda in January.

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