Earlier this month Motorcheck highlighted the rise of a popular internet scam known as the ‘Ghost Car’.
We were pleased when consumer affairs expert Tina Leonard picked up the story and highlighted it with Pat Kenny on RTE Radio 1′s ‘The Today Show’.
On yesterday’s show Tina took time to explain how Motorcheck was able to thwart a scammer after we noticed some unusual activity on our database. We’ve included the segment below for anyone who missed it.
The Today Show with Pat Kenny
Tina Leonard explains the ‘Ghost Car’ scam to Pat.
We have long since suffered a pothole epidemic on Irish roads, so much so that it has become a running joke, and even lead to an outbreak of people ‘helpfully’ drawing attention to potholes by drawing, um, shall we say ‘male members’ around them.
The recent events in Donegal will have left so many of us numbed with shock, and most will be simply unable, even unwilling, to imagine the terrible emotions being experienced by those close to the tragedy.
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.
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
Irish drivers are fully in agreement with the recently introduced legislation on texting while driving, a fifth say they frequently use their phones behind the wheel and there is still confusion over what the legislation actually covers.
Clockers thought to cost car buyers up to €60m in inflated car values annually are to be criminalised under Irish law
Leo Varadkar the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport is today set to propose an amendment to the Road Traffic (No.
This morning we were invited into the Ireland AM studios at TV3 to chat with Mark Cagney about some of the more common problems we come across daily. 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.
TextCheck.ie is a new SMS based service from MotorCheck.ie – 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.