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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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Consumers missing out on protection against car write-offs

Posted by Michael Rochford on 12 May 2014 in Featured, Importing from the UK, Road Safety, Used Cars | No comments

Need for an official mandatory car write-offs database, fed by the insurance industry. This would afford Irish used car buyers more comfort.

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Car Clocking to become a criminal offence

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 January 2014 in Car Clocking, Featured, News, Road Safety | 1 comment

Car Clocking is thought to cost car buyers €60m annually and causes untold grief to the victims but the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar, is set to tackle the issue head on today by introducing amendments to legislation criminalising the practice in Ireland

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Ireland AM Features & Car History Checks

Posted by Shane Teskey on 4 January 2013 in Car Clocking, Featured, How we've helped, Used Car Buying Tips | No comments

This morning we were invited into the Ireland AM studios at TV3 to chat with Mark Cagney about some of the more common problems Motorcheck comes across on a daily basis.

Car clocking, insurance write off’s, outstanding finance and a variety of other important pieces of information we report on for Irish car buyers were all featured.

continue reading – Drives Renault’s ‘Carculator’

Posted by Shane Teskey on 5 November 2012 in Featured, How we've helped, Used Cars | No comments

Today marks the launch of Renault Ireland’s ‘Carculator’. An innovative website that gives users the ability to estimate the running costs of their current car for comparison against an equivalent model in Renault’s 2013 product range.

continue reading – A Great New Way to Get a Car Value

Posted by Shane Teskey on 19 September 2012 in Featured, Used Cars | 1 comment is a new SMS based service from – the Car History People.

Text VALUE followed by the Reg to 51155 to receive an instant valuation and a free identity check. A great new service that gives buyers and sellers alike the ability to Benchmark the price of any car (or van) in Ireland.

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