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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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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Repair or Replace, when is it time to trade up?
Mar15

Repair or Replace, when is it time to trade up?

When the cost of repairs exceeds the value of your car it is probably time to think about trading up writes Geraldine Herbert We may all relish the smell of a new car but the reality for most is quite different. But just because your car is old or has high mileage is not a reason to change it. Today’s cars however are far more reliable than before so if it’s not giving you any problems, hold on to it. Taking good care of your car is...

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Weird and Wacky Car Names
Mar12

Weird and Wacky Car Names

We recall some of the more eccentric car names writes Geraldine Herbert The global success of cars such as the Ford Focus or the Volkswagen Golf confirms that the holy grail for car markers is to produce something that appeals in all four corners of the world. But coining a name that conveys the same amount of allure and panache across different cultures is something entirely different.  Over the last few decades, consumers have been...

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A woman’s place ……… is at the wheel
Mar08

A woman’s place ……… is at the wheel

To celebrate International Women’s day we catch up with three very fast women dedicated to inspiring the next generation writes Geraldine Herbert Nicole Drought Nicole is forging a reputation as one of Irish motorsport’s most exciting emerging talents since her first win at the Irish Touring Car Championship in 2016. The Tipperary native has certainly been making her mark on the race track since and has raced in the Irish...

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