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  • MyVehicle Nationwide Car Market Overview for January 2022

    Car Sales January 2022 The 2017 Diesel Nissan Qashqai was the best-selling car in the Republic of Ireland during the month of January at Independent dealerships. The Diesel BMW 5 Series came in second place with the Volkswagen Passat coming in both third and fourth place at Independent dealerships. For the first time we see hybrid vehicles coming into the...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report for January 2022

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report for the month of January 2022 has been released. It is hoped that you are not one of the motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of January saw a big increase with 312 vehicles written-off compared to...

  • Why is there a used car shortage in Ireland?

    Auto Parts Shortage According to the Director General of The Society of the Irish Motor Industry, Brian Cook supply chain issues are not the only reason for a drop in car sales here in Ireland. As we are all aware, the lockdowns and Covid-19 have had an unprecedented impact on the global economy and in particular the automotive industry. At...

  • Second-hand car prices on the increase

    Why are the prices of second-hand cars skyrocketing? The price of used cars are going through the roof and while this is good for the seller, it is a much bigger expense for used-car buyers out there. Why the increase? Well, as most of us are aware by now, there are huge supply chain and production issues in the car...

  • Buying a Used Car in Ireland

    If you need to buy a car but have a limited budget, buying a used car is your best bet. And, buying a used car in Ireland does not have to be a complicated process. We’ve put together a short yet comprehensive guide that will help you buy a second-hand car in Ireland, in a hassle-free manner. Read on to...

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Find Out The Value of Your Car in Ireland

    Car Valuation Ireland Whether you’re buying a car, selling your current car, or purchasing insurance, knowing the value of the car is vital if you want to save money. But how do you go about figuring out how much a car is worth? Sure, you can always walk into the nearest dealership and ask them for a quote, but the...

  • A Comprehensive Guide on a Car Check in Ireland

    Car History Checks Purchasing a new car is a pretty straightforward process — you research different models, shortlist a few that appeal to you, take the shortlisted cars on test drives, and buy the one you like the most. But this is not the case with pre-owned cars. Many people are now choosing to purchase used cars, simply because they...

  • Importing a vehicle into Ireland - How to prepare for the VRT inspection

    What is the Checklist of Documents Required for VRT? A car VRT or the Vehicle Registration Tax is an amount that you need to pay while registering a vehicle in Ireland. It is illegal in Ireland to drive a vehicle without registration or paying VRT. Once you purchase a car, you need to set up an appointment with the...

  • Crashed & Damaged Car Report For November 2021

    November crashed and damaged vehicles MyVehicle.ie has released the crashed and damaged cars report for the month of November 2021. We hope that you are not one of those buyers who got caught out with a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of November saw 218 vehicles written-off. This was slightly lower than last month when 256 vehicles were...

  • A Comprehensive Guide on Used Car Sales

    COVID Car Sales - Reasons for the Motor Trade to be Optimistic in 2021 The auto industry felt the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic just like the airlines, travel and tourism, and hospitality sectors. Being largely dependent on brick-and-mortar stores during the pre-COVID era, multiple dealerships were thrown off the charts when lockdown 1.0 came and manufacturers having to shut...