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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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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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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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