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Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips
May28

Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips

  Bank holidays during a lockdown are a great opportunity to give your car some TLC and you would be amazed by what you can achieve with a spare a few minutes writes Suzanne Keane These maintenance tips won’t take long, but done regularly, they can keep your car happy!   1. Oil Too much oil in your engine can be just as bad a too little! The level on the dipstick should be somewhere in between the 2 marks – as...

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Drive Now Pay Later – VW Commercials are open for business
May27

Drive Now Pay Later – VW Commercials are open for business

Volkswagen Commercial Dealerships in Ireland have reopened with several new offers for their customers in the new COVID-19 reality writes Suzanne Keane Many businesses have suffered losses due to unexpected closure in the lockdown period, so VW have launched a range of supports to help them get back on the road. Drive Now Pay Later All new VW Commercial Vehicles will now come with a drive now pay later 3-month break when you avail of...

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SIMI  appoints first female President in the Society’s 98 year history
May26

SIMI appoints first female President in the Society’s 98 year history

Motor Industry Appoints new Simi President Gillian Fanning Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin was 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. Speaking at the virtual event, Gillian commented that she was “looking forward to her term as...

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Driving in Windy Weather
May22

Driving in Windy Weather

Met Eireann has issued a yellow wind warning for the whole country. We have some tips for driving in windy weather writes Geraldine Herbert Plan your journey – is there a route with less exposure to the weather and less risk of fallen trees?  Choose a sheltered route if you have the option. Be aware of the danger posed by debris that may have blown into the roadway. Wind rarely blows steadily, and a sudden gust can catch out even the...

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5 Reasons why Slowing Down is a good idea
May21

5 Reasons why Slowing Down is a good idea

We have 5 reasons why slowing down is a good idea writes Geraldine Herbert It is National “Slow Down” Day from 7am on the 22nd of May – 7am on the 23rd May 2020 and Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down this weekend. We have 5 reasons why slowing down is a good idea Save lives- Most children hit by a car at 30km/h make a full recovery, whereas most hit at 50km/h will be killed or face a lifetime of disability. Save Fuel...

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Five costs to consider when buying a car
May19

Five costs to consider when buying a car

When choosing a car it’s not just about the price tag writes Geraldine Herbert Before you decide on a car its important to factor in all the other costs Car Finance When it comes to buying always look closely at the total cost rather than a monthly repayment. Often monthly or weekly repayments can conceal an expensive deal. Also, you’ll need to factor in other costs like warranties and breakdown cover – so don’t overstretch...

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