Audi puts the ‘S’ in new plus version of SQ5 TDI

Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Audi is further expanding its range of S models with its most powerful Q5 version.

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New vehicle registrations continue to rise

Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the year 2015 (124,945) finished up 30 per cent ahead of 2014 (96,284). That was itself a 30pc increase on circa 74,000 units registered in 2013.

The top five selling makes were: Volkswagen, Toyota, Ford, Hyundai, and Nissan. The top five selling models were: Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus, Nissan Qashqai, Skoda Octavia, Ford Fiesta

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Test drive the new Audi A4 at Audi Galway's launch 

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The new Audi A4 will launch at Audi Galway, Ballybrit, on Saturday at a starting price of €35,800 on the road,

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Irish motorists wasting millions of euro on fuel

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

A study conducted by Michelin has found Irish motorists could be needlessly wasting more than €18 million a year on fuel, and putting lives at risk, by driving on dangerously underinflated tyres, if figures from a UK-wide study were applied here.

After inspecting tens of thousands of cars over an eight-year period, the free Fill-Up-With-Air tyre check programme - extended to include events held in Galway, Naas, Dungarvan and Ballymena (where the company manufactures truck and bus tyres for the European and US markets) - Michelin found that 62 per cent of cars checked had under inflated tyres, of which 37 per cent were ‘dangerously underinflated’ or ‘very dangerously’ underinflated. Some five per cent  had a punctured tyre and one per cent had tread depths below the legal minimum.

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World’s largest electric-vehicle fleet for conference

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide the world’s largest electric-vehicle fleet  to an international conference.

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Make sure you're ready for winter with Castlebar Motor Factors

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Castlebar Motor Factors is your local stockists in car parts and accessories for more than 20 years in Castlebar. They have a full range of car parts in stock and if it’s not there today, we will have it for you tomorrow, always there for you the customer.

They are located in the N5 Retail Business Park, Moneen, Castlebar and are open Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm and Saturdays 8am  till 4pm. Castlebar Motor Factors can supply you with the right advice and the right auto part and accessory, first time, every time; and at the most competitive price.

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Conway Motors is Citroen and DS Dealer of the Year

Fri, Oct 30, 2015

Conway Motors in Castlebar has been awarded the Citroën & DS Ireland Dealer of the Year Award 2015, from a network of 21 authorised dealerships nationwide. Dealer Principal, Padraic Conway was officially presented with the award by Chris Graham, Managing Director, Citroën and DS Ireland at the 2015 Dealer Conference which took place at I.M. Group Head Offices, Birmingham last week.

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New Honda Jazz and HR-V models arriving

Fri, Oct 16, 2015

Honda has announced prices for the new Honda Jazz supermini and the stunning new Honda HR-V subcompact crossover.

The new Jazz will be priced from €17,395 for the entry-level SE model, rising to €21,900 for the flagship EX CVT model, while the new HR-V will be priced from €23,995 for the 1.5 i-VTEC petrol, and from €25,995 for the frugal 1.6 i-DTEC diesel.

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More powerful Seat Leon Cupra 290

Fri, Oct 09, 2015

The Seat Leon Cupra and the SC coupé and five-door hatchback version were recently joined here by the versatile ST version. And now the Leon Cupra has been given a power boost, delivering up to a maximum of 290 PS.

Seat says the new Cupra 290 with optional DSG transmission catapults from zero to 100km/h in just 5.7 seconds, and in 5.8 seconds with the manual gearbox. Top speed is limited electronically to 250km/h. 

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Ann Carter collects tenth Renault from JJ Burke Renault

Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Ann and Peter Carter from Killawalla, Westport, picked up the keys to their 10th Renault this week at JJ Burke Renault, a new 152 Renault Captur Signature finished in flame red. Ms Carter, who has been driving Renaults for numerous years, said: “I always like the Renaults, from their style and more importantly their comfort. I have been driving Renaults since 1994 and this will be my 10th one.  The Renault Captur is the perfect choice for me as I was looking for something with height which the Captur boasts, as well as style.”

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Make sure you're CPC certified with Advance Drive

Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Advance Drive in Salthill, Galway was established in 1989 and has been providing driver training to new and professional drivers for over 25 years. Advance Drive provides Driver CPC Training courses running weekly in The McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris and the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill as well as manual handling and Safe Pass training courses. As the Driver CPC deadline is fast approaching Advance Drive are encouraging drivers not to wait until the deadline to get their CPC up to date. The deadline for truck and bus drivers to have their CPC modules completed is the Wednesday, September 9.

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Peugeot’s ultimate hot hatch 308 GTi to break cover

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Ever since Peugeot unveiled the multi-award winning 308, a GTi version has been keenly awaited. Rising to the challenge, Peugeot says the 308 GTi offers drivers the ultimate ride.

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