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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 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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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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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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