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New Car Sales up 24% for first half of 2014

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 July 2014 in Featured, New Cars, News | No comments

New Car Sales figures released today show that 2014 has delivered the highest New Car Sales in six years. The figures show an increase of 24% against the same period last year with almost 66,000 units sold to the end of June this year

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Car scams : Don’t let the scammers get you, or your next purchase.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 16 June 2014 in News, Used Cars | No comments

The Irish motor market has experienced a number of car scams in recent times. Motorcheck wishes to bring them to your attention.Be aware!!!

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: BMW 3 Series

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 June 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

  Years built: 2005 to 2011 Bodystyles: Four-door saloon, five-door estate, two-door coupe   What is it?   It’s the one we all want, at least if you listen to the internet statistics. According to every database going, the most-searched for car in Ireland is a BMW 320d, usually in black with leather upholstery. And,...

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Hyper Inflation in the Used Car Market

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 June 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Our recent survey sampled used car market prices across a four year period from 2010. Results indicated increase in prices in the Irish market.

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Skoda Octavia

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Skoda Octavia

Posted by Michael Rochford on 26 May 2014 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The focus of this edition of the user car guide is the Skoda Octavia. The Octavia Combi is one of the most sensible family cars you can buy

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Survey winner – Texting while driving

Posted by Michael Rochford on 19 May 2014 in News, Road Safety | No comments

Congratulations to Francis Kavanagh from Galway on winning the Motorcheck draw. The draw was associated with the texting while driving attitudinal survey

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Pass Your NCT with our 10-Minute 10-Point Check

Posted by Michael Rochford on 19 May 2014 in Ask the Experts, Featured, Road Safety | No comments

If you want to pass your NCT there are some very quick visual checks that you can make before attending the test that will dramatically increase your chances of passing first time. Just follow this helpful 10-Minute 10-Point check

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Texting while driving a menace but change needs to start at home

Posted by Michael Rochford on 19 May 2014 in Featured, News, Road Safety | No comments

This Irish motorist survey highlights that Irish drivers are in agreement with the recently introduced legislation on texting while driving

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Car Clocking still a major issue in Ireland

Posted by Michael Rochford on 18 May 2014 in Car Clocking, Used Cars | No comments

At time of going to press we have not seen any change in the occurrence of clocking. At Motorcheck.ie we perform regular market sampling on car clocking and in recent times our samples have hovered between 15-20% of all vehicles sampled showing a discrepancy against previous odometer readings. Sadly our most recent sample in May of this year does not show any improvement.

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Winners all at the 2014 Motorcheck.ie Fleet Car Awards

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 May 2014 in Fleet Car Awards, New Cars | No comments

All the nominee’s were deserving of being called winners at the 2014 Motorcheck.ie Fleet Car Awards at Carton House! Unfortunately there could only be one winner in each category. Find out who came out on top…

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