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Volkswagen up-spec its High Up! city car

VOLKSWAGEN has up-specced their Up! city car. Its High Up! standard equipment now includes a sport pack with 16in 'triangle' alloys painted black and a 15mm lower-ride height. So it's an Up! down a little, if you see what we mean.

Also standard is the maps-and-more portable infotainment system, which includes satnav and Bluetooth. The High Up! starts from €14,440.

JOBS BOOST AS OPEL EXPANDS NETWORK

Opel has announced four new dealerships in Limerick, Offaly, Carlow and Kildare.

They expect 20 new jobs to be created at Hinchy's in Limerick, six at the O'Brien Group in Tullamore, Co Offaly, and 44 jobs with the appointment of Fitzpatrick's garages in Carlow and Naas. The latest expansion brings to 35 the number of Opel dealerships here now.

RENAULT DEALERSHIP FOR NORTH DUBLIN

Renault's north Dublin dealership will open soon when well-known motor dealers Linders will begin operating the Renault and Dacia dealership in Finglas.

It is expected that 15 new jobs will be created.

Irish Independent