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Motor tax – How the government can scupper the value of your vehicle

Posted by Michael Rochford on 28 July 2015 in New Cars, Used Cars | No comments

Would the Irish Government replace the motor tax system with a road charge based on Maximum Authorised Mass payable by users of Irish roads?

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Skoda Superb Combi

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

If you can’t fit everything you need to carry in the boot of the Skoda Superb Combi then you need to seriously consider getting a van.

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Approved Used Car Sales – The stakes have never been hire

Posted by Michael Rochford on 14 July 2015 in Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

While helpful Approved used car sales you can’t be 100 per cent trusted. It’s not a good idea to buy a car whose history you haven’t checked

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NCT Fail Dangerous cars are cause for concern

Posted by Michael Rochford on 8 July 2015 in Featured, Motor Vehicle History Reports, Road Safety | Comments Off

The number of dangerous cars on our roads are a serious risk to all road users. Official statistics released by Applus, the organisation which runs the NCT in Ireland, today revealed that the number of cars that were deemed “Fail Dangerous” increased to 3,059 in the first six months of 2015

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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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