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New Car Sales Down 11.4% to end of July 2017 whilst UK Imports soar

Posted by Michael Rochford on 10 August 2017 in Importing from the UK, New Cars | Comments Off

Its officially the worst July registration period since 2014 with new car sales down to 25,170, but it’s not really all doom and gloom for the Motor Trade, is it?

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Finance Stats

Car finance increases by 139 percent in three years

Posted by Michael Rochford on 19 July 2017 in New Cars, News | Comments Off

The latest Car Finance Stats released today show that New Car Finance has increased by 139% over the past 3 years. In 2014 there were 30,943 new vehicles sold under finance whereas this increased to 73,979 new vehicles sold on finance in 2016.

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New car sales down 10% in the first half of 2017

Posted by Michael Rochford on 13 July 2017 in New Cars | Comments Off

Official Car Sales Statistics released today by Car History experts Motorcheck.ie showed New car sales have decreased by slightly more than 10% (90,893 units) for the first six months of the year compared 2016 (101,265 units). That’s 10,375 less cars registered in the period.

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New Car Sales down 8% for Q1 2017

Posted by Michael Rochford on 3 April 2017 in New Cars, News | Comments Off

Official new car sales figures released today by Car History experts Motorcheck.ie show New Car Sales have continued to decline for the third straight month with registrations to the end of March 2017 down 7.5%. The decrease means that the Motor Trade has finished the first quarter of 2017 8% behind 2016 figures.

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Gap insurance — worth the cost or a new payment protection?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 6 March 2017 in New Cars, Used Car Buying Tips | Comments Off

Gap insurance bridges from what your insurer says the current market value of your car is & what you may hope or need to replace the car.

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New Car Sales February 2017 are down 21%

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 March 2017 in New Cars, News | Comments Off

New Car Sales are down 21% in February 2017, however, the extra trading day in Feb 2016 makes slide in sales look more pronounced

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Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Honda Civic

Posted by Michael Rochford on 21 February 2017 in New Cars, Uncategorized, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Often underrated compared to its rivals. Pretty it’s not, striking it most certainly is & you will either love the Honda Civic or hate it.

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Is a diesel scrappage scheme next?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 15 February 2017 in Featured, Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Used Cars | Comments Off

Incentives such as a diesel scrappage scheme may figure in the thinking of politicians, due to concerns over air pollution & public health.

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New Car Sales drop in Jan 2017 whilst Used Imports Surge

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 February 2017 in Importing from the UK, New Cars, News, Used Cars | Comments Off

New Car Sales have dropped down 1.75% in January 2017 whilst Used Imports surge by 67% due to Brexit and exchange rates.

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Car safety rating: Does a poor safety rating mean a car isn’t safe?

Posted by Michael Rochford on 1 February 2017 in Motorcheck Mechanic, New Cars, Road Safety, Used Car Buying Tips, Used Cars | Comments Off

Car safety ratings play a key role. It’s worth paying attention to what the EuroNCAP results say, as their influence assist in saving lives.

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