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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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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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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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Motor Data – Who monitors the monitors?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 April 2015 in Featured, New Cars, Used Cars | No comments

Big Data is the gathering & analyzing of every byte & looking for patterns within, & can open the gates of mass marketing of motor data etc.

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New Car Sales increase but Used Car Sales decrease in Q1 2015

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 April 2015 in Featured, Importing from the UK, New Cars, Used Cars | Comments Off

New Car Sales for Q1 2015 continue to increase, but a worrying trend has emerged in with a Used Car Sales decrease for the same period

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New Car Sales January 2015 up 25%

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 February 2015 in Featured, New Cars, News | Comments Off

Figures released today show new car sales January 2015 are up 25.4% on 2014 but used imports have declined for the first time since 2008

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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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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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Getting the perfect new car bargain is all about timing.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 18 August 2014 in Featured, New Cars | No comments

The best time for a new car is the end of June or December. The extra small hit of depreciation will average out over a couple of years.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Audi A4

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 August 2014 in Featured, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The user car guide is the Audi A4. The perfect car for saying you’ve arrived, but it’s subtle enough to say it softly.

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