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Posts and pages containing information and announcements about new car registration statistics for Ireland. Also view comprehensive statistics for all Irish motor vehicle registrations by county, year, month, make and model using our unique New Car Registration Statistics Application.

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Cutting the post-Christmas motoring costs

Posted by Michael Rochford on 11 January 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

Switching cars might be a drastic measure in bringing down your motoring costs, but if done with a level head, there are benefits to be had.

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Top tips for buying a new or used car

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 January 2017 in Importing from the UK, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

It’s safe to say that when it comes to buying a new or used car, buyers fall into two categories. There are those that can’t put off buying a car any longer and those that have been biding their time, getting ready for their dream purchase.

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Why you should always use your credit card to buy a car.

Posted by Michael Rochford on 2 January 2017 in New Cars, News, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Chargeback is not legally enforced by legislation but it has been used by credit card companies and is an accepted part of the credit system

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Autonomous cars – should we just sit back and enjoy the view?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 21 December 2016 in Featured, New Cars, News | No comments

Some experts on autonomous cars say may take years for autonomous cars to become prevalent, but it’s worth starting preparations now.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Land Rover Discovery

Posted by Michael Rochford on 13 December 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

With snow & ice, one might covet the occasional passing Land Rover Discovery. Big, bluff & no-nonsense with a surprising dollop of luxury.

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Motor Tax: UK’s new car tax rules could see flood of exports to Ireland

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 December 2016 in Importing from the UK, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

A combination of low Sterling levels and high motor tax could see more UK imports coming to these shores

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Motor Depreciation – Reliability keeps a lid on depreciation

Posted by Michael Rochford on 22 November 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

A purchase may be for a nearly-new, new to you or just plain old used car, whatever the case the biggest cost will be motor depreciation.

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Volkswagen Jetta

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 November 2016 in Featured, New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

The Volkswagen Jetta’s trump card is its refinement, built on the old Golf chassis that brings more resistance to tyre & road noise.

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What does the slowdown in new car sales mean for you?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 10 November 2016 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

New car sales are a complicated maelstrom between investment, return and sales & is often the consumer who loses out most. So be vigilant!

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One in four UK imports could have defective tyres

Posted by Michael Rochford on 5 October 2016 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | No comments

    When the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union back in June, many of us predicted that Ireland would be immediately swamped by an incoming tide of cheaper car imports, as the value of Sterling plummeted and the extra choice and lower prices of the UK car market suddenly looked that much...

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