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Machinery
For Mercedes-Benz economy is more than the brand
Michael Moroney
The latest Mercedes-Benz hybrid cars deliver where it counts, in terms of economy and that converts to low running costs.
26 June 2024 News
IFJ Junior: how a diesel engine works
Internal combustion diesel engines power a lot of farm equipment. Gary Abbott looks at how these engines work.
11 June 2024 News
HGVs can now refuel with biomethane at new station
Up to 50 HGVs will be able to refuel with biomethane in Ireland's first ever dedicated Bio-CNG self-service station which opened today in Dublin.
Ford revamps for an attractive Transit Custom
Ford’s best-selling van range the Transit Custom has been upgraded with a new design along with engine power performance changes and some improved performance features.
5 June 2024 Motors
Green diesel prices back below €1/l
Prices quoted for green diesel across the country have dropped below the €1/l over the past week to lows of 96c/l, Gary Abbott reports.
5 June 2024 News
Lifting the lid on a professional engine rebuild
Fergal O’Sullivan met with Jerry McCarthy of McCarthy Engine Reconditioning to find out more about the engine rebuilding process.
5 June 2024 Farm machinery
Screwing up the pump – “Digitally”
Fergal O’Sullivan of MTU Kerry looks into the controversial topic of engine ‘re-mapping’, what it entails and what owners should consider before tweaking the performance of any machines engine.
29 May 2024 Tractors
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Latest news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Compact 300hp Valtra fills the gap in Wexford
Gary Abbott caught up with Michael Cloney Agri to find out why Valtra has been the tractor brand of choice for almost 29 years and how the latest Q series fills a long awaited gap within the fleet.
29 May 2024 Farm machinery
Diesel prices ease as crude oil values drop
A downturn in crude oil prices is filtering through to diesel prices, just as farmers look to catch up on fieldwork.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Reduced tax bill for woman who had smuggled fuel on her farm
The Revenue Commissioners established Operation Chess to combat smugglers bringing consignments of diesel in from Poland and other countries. Gordon Deegan reports.
15 April 2024 News
Opel’s Astra delivers diesel economy in Sports Tourer
To say that he liked the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer would be an understatement. For Michael Moroney, it was a welcome return to economical and open range diesel driving.
10 April 2024 Motors