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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Posted by Michael Rochford on 20 November 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This used car guide, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class – a way for a driver to treat yourself for a tiny fraction of the outlay – an old S-Class

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Driving safety in schools

Should driving safety be taught in schools?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 13 November 2014 in News, Road Safety | No comments

Vehicle Safety has improved significantly in the recent past. The issue of Driving Safety is now becoming a focus for the motor industry.

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helpful tips

Buying a used car? What to look out for

Posted by Michael Rochford on 10 November 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This article offers tips on “What to look out for when buying a used car”. The list may aid as a useful guide for a buyer of a user car

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Opel Corsa 2

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Opel Corsa

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 November 2014 in Featured, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This used car guide, the Opel Corsa – slick looking and good to drive, it was also a well-built car with few major reliability worries.

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New car sales continue the strong upwards trajectory

Posted by Michael Rochford on 3 November 2014 in New Cars | Comments Off

New car sales stats released today show that 2014 sales are outstripping forecasts with new regs to the end of Oct 2014 reaching almost 93,000 units

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clocking

Car Clocking is costing the Irish Consumer up to €60m annually

Posted by Michael Rochford on 31 October 2014 in Car Clocking, Importing from the UK, Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

EU Parliament’s Transport Committee calls for a pan-European mileage database to stamp out car clocking – could be costing up to €9.6bn p.a.

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Tyres

Good tyres make for good sales as much as safety

Posted by Michael Rochford on 29 October 2014 in Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

  It is a curious quirk of Irish car buying habits that while we are prepared to spend many a thousand Euro extra on such items as leather seats or a more kick-ass stereo, we will expend next to nothing extra when it comes to safety. It’s a perennial problem. A decade ago, before EU...

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Car Sales and the Economic Recovery

Posted by Michael Rochford on 22 October 2014 in Featured, New Cars | Comments Off

What have car sales and the economic recovery got in common? An analysis of the stats show some interesting trends

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Alfa Romeo 159

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Alfa Romeo 159

Posted by Michael Rochford on 8 October 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This used car guide, the Alfa Romeo 159 – uncommonly good looks by genius car designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro – from the headlamps to the rear.

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Hyundai i30

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Hyundai i30

Posted by Michael Rochford on 24 September 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

The user car guide is the Hyundai i30 – easily comparable Ford Focus or VW Golf and allows you to keep your running costs low

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