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New Car Sales June – Down 15%

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 July 2015 in New Cars | No comments

The decrease in New Car Sales June 2015 is only a blip as outlook remains positive. New car sales for June 2015 slumped by 15% when compared to the same month in 2015.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Ford Galaxy

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 July 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Ford Galaxy has plenty of performance, decent refinement and good economy. The Galaxy has become the doyen of the family/airport service

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Buying a used car – a High-wire act between availability and price

Posted by Michael Rochford on 24 June 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

When deciding on buying a used car it appears cars for sale in the summer months tend to be in shabbier condition than cars bought earlier.

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Car Safety could become a key sales tool.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 17 June 2015 in Featured, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Cars | No comments

Car safety history- Irish car buyers didn’t fit ABS or ESC due to cost. Will Government waive the VRT on life-saving automotive technology?

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Seat Leon

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 June 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Seat Leon is an enviable reputation for reliability and the quality. Engines, Electronics & Mechanical package identical to the 5th gen Golf

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Commercial & Car Sales up Used Imports down

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 June 2015 in New Cars, News, Used Cars | Comments Off

New Car Sales and Commercial Sales continue to be up for the year to date 2015 whilst Used Cars imported from the UK continue to slide

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Volvo XC90

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 June 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Volvo XC90 broke many moulds, its longevity points to the rightness of the original design & was the first & safest premium 7 seat SUV.

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Car recalls – What to do if your car gets recalled.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 22 May 2015 in Featured, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

  With more than 50,000 Irish cars about to be recalled to have defective airbags replaced, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re about to get a recall notice in through the letterbox, asking you to visit your local franchised dealer to have a repair and replacement carried out. Car recalls are a fact of...

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Opel Astra

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Opel Astra

Posted by Michael Rochford on 20 May 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

This used car guide covers the Opel Astra – a sensible, safe family hatchback motoring with a faint sheen of German quality and engineering

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Spring has spring for 4×4 vehicle buyers

Posted by Michael Rochford on 13 May 2015 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Be careful in a strong market such as the 4×4 vehicle market & check history – also outstanding finance or whether it may have been ‘clocked.

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