Light Commercials


New innovations from the new look Paneltex at CV Show
Leading manufacturer of refrigerated and specialised vehicle bodies Paneltex is exhibiting three flagship refrigerated vehicles from its diverse product range at this years CV Show.


Customer satisfaction guaranteed
Offering the highest standard of sales and after-sales is at the core of John Linnane Motor Ltds business. The 2010 and 2011 Fiat Dealer of the Years name is synonymous with customer satisfaction.


IVECO vehicles voted most sustainable
IVECO has won in two categories at the Sustainable Truck of the Year awards, promoted by the Italian trade magazine Vado e Torno.


Forging ahead
Dan Seaman Motors in Forge Hill is the sole Fiat dealer for Cork city and county. We caught up with their Commercial Sales & Mobility Vehicle Sales Specialist, Liam Leahy.


LDV returns to Healys
The new LDV range of V80 vans have arrived on the Irish market and are available from Jimmy Healy & Sons Commercials Ltd in Ashford, Co. Wicklow.


10 out of 10 for 4x4s
Specialising in the sale, service and maintenance of luxury commercial vehicles and light commercials, Blanchardstown 4x4 is also a main Isuzu and LDV dealer.


Fiat on the ground
As Irelands premier supplier of motorhomes, Donegal-based Donaghey Motorhomes has been established as a Fiat Professional Service Centre for the past five years. So taking on the Fiat light commercial vehicle franchise hardly constitutes a venture into the unknown!


Goodyear unveils the EfficientGrip Cargo: a whole new solution for light truck fleets
The successor to the Goodyear Cargo Marathon light truck tire enhances fleet mileage by up to 10,000km , improves fuel efficiency and offers enhanced grip, especially in wet conditions.


Doran Motors welcomes LDV and Isuzu brands
2015 marked the arrival of the LDV and Isuzu dealerships at Doran Motors Ltd in Magheracloone, Carrickmacross to complement its existing Mazda, Hyundai and SKODA franchises as well as its after sales service for Mitsubishi.


Fleetwise: Smart Vehicle Hire
Armagh based Fleetwise are contract hire specialists that look after their customers every need.


JJ Griffith - standing the test of time
As well as being main Ford dealer for Mayo / Roscommon, JJ Griffith Ltd. also provides an outstanding CVRT service from its well-appointed Claremorris base. We caught up with service manager Kevin Hora to find out more about the full range of services provided to commercial vehicle owners in the west.


The new TGE from MAN
Foray into new territory: with the MAN TGE, the long-established Munich brand enters the world of transporter vehicles for the first time.


First Choice has the right vehicle for you
First Choice Commercials Ltd is Irelands premier supplier of used trucks, plant and machinery.


HGV and LCV sales on the up
There has been a 53% rise in the sale of HGVs in Ireland during the first five months of the year.


Loads of vans at CV Show 2016
The latest new vans from some of the best-known names in the Light Commercial Vehicle Industry are set to be a major draw at the 2016 CV Show.


BYD supplies DHL with electric distribution fleet
BYD has supplied global logistics specialist DHL with a pioneering fleet of pure electric distribution vehicles.


MAN to extend its product range by light commercial vehicle MAN TGE
MAN Truck & Bus is to extend its already comprehensive product range of vehicles with the introduction of a new light commercial van and thus becomes a full range supplier offering commercial vehicles between 3 and 44 tons.


Tough New Ford Ranger Makes European Debut in Frankfurt
Fords tough and smart new Ford Ranger pickup makes its European debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, revealing a bold new design, cutting-edge technologies and improved fuel efficiency ahead of the models sales introduction in late 2015.


Ford Transit Van Turns 50
The Ford Transit, consistently Irelands best-selling van, has just celebrated its 50th birthday. Since it was first launched in 1965, the Transit has sold more than 7 million units worldwide.


Jack & Jill childrens foundation supported by Mercedes Benz
The work being done around the country by the Jack & Jill Foundation to provide home nursing care and end of life care to children with life limiting and life threatening conditions has been acknowledged by Mercedes-Benz in Ireland.


LCV up 56% and HGV sales up 4% in first six months
SIMI have revealed that LCV sales are up hugely compared to the first half of last year while a good June saw HGV sales outstrip the first half of 2014 as well.


New Mercedes-Benz Vito range arrives
The new Mercedes-Benz Vito mid-capacity van range – one that they themselves describe as astonishingly versatile – has arrived on the market here with prices beginning at €18,650.


Ford Secures No.1 Position for Commercial Vehicle Sales in Europe
Ford was Europes No.1 top-selling commercial vehicle brand in the first quarter of 2015, as accelerating customer demand for its completely new and expanded Transit range resulted in the companys best market share in 20 years.


Mid April date for Mercedes Benz Vito arrival
Mercedes-Benz has fixed mid-April for the Irish launch of their new Vito van range.


Ford tops the market as car & van sales jump 34%
The healthy increase in car and van sales achieved in Ireland during 2014 has continued into the January 2015 market according to figures released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).






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