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Some ‘real life’ examples of how we’ve helped used car buyers make the right buying decision

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Driving on holiday

Posted by Michael Rochford on 9 March 2016 in How we've helped, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Cars | No comments

When driving on holiday there’s no worse idea than trying to keep up with swift-driving locals. They know the road and they know their cars.

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Ireland AM Features Motorcheck.ie & 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.

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Irish Times New Car Finder

Irish Times chooses Motorcheck.ie for New Car Finder

Posted by Shane Teskey on 4 December 2012 in How we've helped, New Cars | Comments Off

We’re thrilled that The Irish Times has this week unveiled a New Car Finder on their website Irishtimes.com. The application uses data from the Benchmark Automotive and Motorcheck.ie database and gives Irish car enthusiasts a fantastic new way to search for a new car and discover what’s available in the Irish market.

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Motorcheck.ie – Drives Renault’s ‘Carculator’

Posted by Shane Teskey on 5 November 2012 in Featured, How we've helped, Used Cars | Comments Off

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.

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Motorcheck highlights Car Scam on RTE

Posted by Shane Teskey on 24 February 2012 in Ask the Experts, How we've helped | No comments

Consumer affairs expert Tina Leonard picked up our scam warning concerning ‘Ghost Cars’ and highlighted it with Pat Kenny on RTE Radio 1′s ‘The Today Show’.

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Rise in Online Car Scams

Posted by Shane Teskey on 20 January 2012 in Ask the Experts, How we've helped, Used Car Buying Tips | 1 comment

Motorcheck looks at an increase in one particular kind of scam that involves duping unsuspecting buyers with a ‘Ghost Car’.

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Motorcheck.ie Highlights Car Clocking on RTE News

Posted by Shane Teskey on 7 October 2011 in Car Clocking, Featured, How we've helped, Used Car Buying Tips | 2 comments

A study by Motorcheck.ie shows that as many as 1 in 5 cars for sale in Ireland may have been clocked. RTE’s Nine O’Clock News picks up the story.

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Scam Warning for Irish Motor Trade

Posted by Shane Teskey on 11 August 2011 in How we've helped | 1 comment

Larry Dunne at Walden Leasing is warning Irish traders of a gang ordering cars and tyres in his name.

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BBC Report into Car Clocking shows a rise in the practice in Northern Ireland

Car Clocking Grips Northern Ireland

Posted by Shane Teskey on 23 June 2011 in Car Clocking, How we've helped, Used Car Buying Tips | 1 comment

A recent undercover operation by the BBC has uncovered a rise in the number of cars being clocked in Northern Ireland.

Trading Standards are quoted as saying “We would be hard pushed to identify a town or city where there isn’t a clocker or a number of clockers operating”

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Car Rental Rip-Off

Posted by Shane Teskey on 24 May 2011 in How we've helped | 4 comments

A Spanish car hire company’s fuel policy proves frustrating for Motorcheck on a recent trip to Spain.

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