Car for a Star with JJ Burke Renault
Apr09

Car for a Star with JJ Burke Renault

JJ Burke Renault are giving one lucky frontline worker a brand new Renault Captur for a whole year as part of the ‘Car for a Star’ competition kicking off next Monday 12th April For the last year while we’ve been told to stay at home to stay safe, extraordinary essential workers have gone the extra mile to keep the country going. To say thanks and acknowledge the amazing work JJ Burke Renault, Ballinrobe have teamed up...

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From cars to trucks 14 things to know about what vehicles are on EU roads
Apr08

From cars to trucks 14 things to know about what vehicles are on EU roads

An overview of the European motor vehicle fleet in 2021 In 2019, the European Union passenger car fleet grew by 1.8% compared to 2018, with the number of cars on the road reaching 242.7 million. The highest growth was recorded in Romania (+7%), whereas the French car market contracted slightly (-0.3%). More than 28 million vans are in circulation throughout the EU. With 6 million vehicles, France has by far the largest van fleet,...

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Nine things to know about the Lexus LF-Z  Electrified concept
Apr02

Nine things to know about the Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept

Lexus offered a glimpse of what was to come with a stunning new concept that showcased the design, driving and advanced technologies that will feature in future models writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Featuring a sharp and sleek stance the LF-Z Electrified concept marks a more modern interpretation of Lexus signature design elements. 2) Not only is it cool and futuristic looking on the outside inside the minimalist cabin technology abounds...

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Tips to avoid Road Rage
Mar28

Tips to avoid Road Rage

Financial stresses, early commutes and bad road surfaces all add to the congestion and create an atmosphere that could potentially lead to more accidents, we look at ways to avoid road rage writes Geraldine Herbert Driving gets most of us in a tizzy. The endless stopping and starting, the traffic jams and the right-hand-turn-only lane when you’re desperate to go left. The peak hour traffic experience is the stuff of nightmares. With...

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Changing Gear to Electric – Information evening on Electric Vehicle
Mar26

Changing Gear to Electric – Information evening on Electric Vehicle

JJ Burke Car Sales, Ballinrobe held an Electric Vehicle (EV) virtual information evening on Thursday evening last, 25th March with a panel of Ireland’s leading EV experts. Due to the current pandemic registered guests joined in from the comfort of their homes and offices across Ireland, the event itself was held through webinar and live on Facebook. The highly anticipated evening was hosted by Caroline Downey who was live from the...

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5 Reasons why Slowing Down is a good idea
Mar26

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 7 am today until – 7 am tomorrow 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 –Driving at...

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