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Is a diesel scrappage scheme next?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 February 2017 in Featured, Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Cars | Comments Off

Incentives such as a diesel scrappage scheme may figure in the thinking of politicians, due to concerns over air pollution & public health.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Subaru Forester

Posted by Michael Rochford on 7 February 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Irish roads throw up challenges, much of it weather related, & we need cars that can deal with our natural terrain. A Subaru Forester can!

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New Car Sales drop in Jan 2017 whilst Used Imports Surge

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 February 2017 in Importing from the UK, New Cars, News, Used Cars | Comments Off

New Car Sales have dropped down 1.75% in January 2017 whilst Used Imports surge by 67% due to Brexit and exchange rates.

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Car safety rating: Does a poor safety rating mean a car isn’t safe?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 February 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Car safety ratings play a key role. It’s worth paying attention to what the EuroNCAP results say, as their influence assist in saving lives.

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Hybrid cars : Buying a car in 2017? Buy a hybrid then…

Posted by Michael Rochford on 25 January 2017 in Ask the Experts, New Cars, News, Used Cars | No comments

    Well, I think most of us will have waved good bye to 2016 with no small sense of relief, and while 2017 holds many an unknown for all, surely it can’t be as bad as last year? Can it? Well, we can at least offer one certainty for the coming year and that...

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Nissan Micra

Posted by Michael Rochford on 17 January 2017 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Some mock the Nissan Micra for being a ‘granny’s car’ – it’s a far better machine than that – roomy, reliable, comfortable & nice to drive.

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MotorCheck launches to the Motor Trade in the UK

Posted by Michael Rochford on 11 January 2017 in Motor Vehicle History Reports | Comments Off

We are very proud to announce that our sister company Motor Data Ltd. officially launched it’s Trade Provenance Check service to the Motor Trade in the UK today.

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Cutting the post-Christmas motoring costs

Posted by Michael Rochford on 11 January 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Switching cars might be a drastic measure in bringing down your motoring costs, but if done with a level head, there are benefits to be had.

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Top tips for buying a new or used car

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 January 2017 in Importing from the UK, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

It’s safe to say that when it comes to buying a new or used car, buyers fall into two categories. There are those that can’t put off buying a car any longer and those that have been biding their time, getting ready for their dream purchase.

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Why you should always use your credit card to buy a car.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 January 2017 in New Cars, News, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Chargeback is not legally enforced by legislation but it has been used by credit card companies and is an accepted part of the credit system

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