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Slimline Edge – new Adblue tank

Kingspan, a global authority in AdBlue storage and dispensing, has just unveiled the Slimline Edge, a new tank set to revolutionise AdBlue retailing in petrol stations and truck stops. This remarkable tank marks a step-change for the sector.  It delivers superior security and protection to its AdBlue contents, while its island-friendly contours and unique ‘Make it Your Own’ branding will ...

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Gala

A ‘wheely’ prosperous start to the New Year for lucky Gala winner

Starting the year off with a bang, Gala present Navan winner with brand new car! It’s been a prosperous start to 2018 for one lucky lady in Navan, who was presented with the prize of a new set of wheels in the form of a brand new 181 Toyota Aygo last week, courtesy of Gala Retail. Tracy Davies had a ...

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self driving car

Driverless cars could be on the roads by 2019

Self-driving cars are to be tested on UK roads as early as 2019. The incentive comes as part of the chancellor’s effort to boost the UK’s technology and science industries. Driverless technology has been in development for some time now, with carmakers such as Jaguar Land Rover trialling autonomous vehicles for the consumer market. However under current legislation cars must ...

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Drinks promotions restricted by new legislation

Legislation introduced by the Irish government will limit promotions allowed in-store. Two for one promotions aimed at students and others will be restricted under the legislation, while display options will also be curbed. The amendment proposes small shops be allowed to keep alcohol products in view, but insists they be confined to a maximum of two storage units. Larger retailers ...

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diesel pump

Diesel hit as new car sales tumble

Plunging sales saw the UK new car market in decline for a seventh consecutive month in October, with 158,192 new units registered. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal overall demand fell by 12.2 per cent in October, with diesel sales being the worst affected. While petrol sales rose slightly at 2.7 per cent, diesel ...

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Supervalu & SEAI dig deep for energy efficiency

Supervalu has donated over €338,000 in support of greater energy efficiency at community shelters. The donation was made through SEAI Better Energy Communities Scheme, which offers support and accommodation for those experiencing homelessness and those most at risk in society. The Simon Communities of Ireland received a significant €133,275 contribution through donations from Supervalu and grant support from the Sustainable ...

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Inver forecourt

Greenergy complete Inver takeover

The UK’s largest supplier of road fuels has completed its acquisition of Inver Energy. The takeover of the Irish supplier sees the UK based business extend its presence in the Irish market. The agreement on the deal was announced in July this year. Inver specialises in import and storage facilities, as well as fuel supply operations in Ireland.  The takeover ...

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Logic taps into market trends with launch of new lower strength e-liquids

Vaping brand, Logic has extended its successful product range with the launch of new lower strength (6mg) Logic LQD e-liquids. Now accounting for over a third of the segment, the UK-made product taps into a growing consumer demand for lower strength e-liquids. Available in a range of popular flavours – Tobacco, Menthol, Cherry, Berry Mint, and Strawberry – the expanded ...

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Applegreen

Tis the Season, Applegreen fuels Double Donation December

Applegreen Charitable Fund reaches €2m raised for Charities €1m Raised since 2016 for Barnardos, Debra Ireland, ISPCC Childline and Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice Featured image credit: Robbie Reynolds Photography Applegreen announced December 15, that their customers and staff all over Ireland have raised a milestone €2 million for charity since the foundation of the company’s charitable fund in 2009, making ...

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Booker announced as Shell UK’s new supply partner

Booker has been unveiled as the new supply partner of Shell UK stores nationwide The agreement has been accorded through the Booker Wholesale estate, and is to be transferred to the Booker Retail Partners network sometime in the New Year. The collapse of Palmer and Harvey in late November sent shockwaves through the forecourt industry, with large swathes of forecourt ...

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CENTRA & SEAI GIVE OVER €85,000 TO CHARITIES TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Centra have teamed up with SEAI Better Energy Communities to donate €85,000 to charity   The majority of the money raised has gone to MS Ireland, the charity which works tirelessly to support those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The charity received a donation of €73,584 from Centra and SEAI, which will go towards improving the energy efficiency of a ...

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Maxol aims to raise €50,000 for AWARE

This Christmas, Maxol are aiming to raise €50,000 for its charity partner AWARE   The leading forecourt and convenience retailer is committed to helping the charity which offers support to people struggling with mental illness. Maxol is supporting the charity throughout the Christmas season by donating 10 cent to AWARE for every hot beverage sold at its 115 stores nationwide. ...

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