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  • Car sales in Ireland down by almost 20% compared to pre-Covid levels

    Car sales down on 2019 figures Although there was an increase in new car sales during the month of May compared to last year, the number is still down almost 20% compared to pre-covid levels in 2019. The number of new cars that were licensed in Ireland during the month of May rose by 5,847 to 7,337 vehicles compared with...

  • Irish Crashed and Damaged Car Report for June 2021

    Crashed and damaged cars MyVehicle.ie has released the latest crashed and damaged cars report nationwide for June 2021. Hopefully you are not one of the unfortunate motorists that bought one of these cars last month. Franchise Dealerships Buying a car from a main franchise dealer is always a good decision as you have come-back if something goes wrong. Sometimes, though,...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report May 2021

    Crashed and damaged cars MyVehicle.ie has released its latest damaged and crashed cars report for May 2021. It is certainly hoped that you are not one of the following motorists that has bought one of these cars. Franchise Dealers Usually buying a car from a main franchise dealer is a wise decision but sometimes even main dealers get caught out...

  • The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview Report For May 2021

    Car Market Overview May 2021 The Nissan Qashqai was once again the best-selling car in Ireland sold by Independent dealers. The Qashqai also came in fourth and fifth place, showing how popular this car is. The Hyundai Tucson came in second place at Independent Dealerships. Hyundai has maintained this position since the end of last year, showing this vehicle to...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report April 2021

    Crashed and damaged cars The latest figures for damaged and crashed cars for April have been released and we hope that you are not one of the unfortunate motorists that has bought one of these cars. Franchise Dealers Buying from a main dealer, while normally a good idea, can sometimes turn out costly. Franchise dealers are certainly not immune to...

  • Click and Deliver services are helping to drive up car sales

    Click and delivery services helping to increase car sales New car registrations were up sharply in April compared to sales this time last year but still somewhat down nearly a quarter on 2019. There was a huge surge in electric vehicles registered with 596 vehicles sold compared to just 50 in April 2020. The increase is due to the massive...

  • The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Car Market Report April 2021

    Car Market Overview April 2021 During the month of April, the Nissan Qashqai was once again the best selling car sold by Independent dealers in Ireland. The Qashqai also came in third, fourth and sixth place. The ever popular Hyundai Tucson was in the second position on the leaderboard for Independent Dealer sales and this has not changed since the...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report March 2021

    Crashed, Damaged and Mileage Discrepancies Report Are you one of the unfortunate motorists who bought one of these cars during the month of March? Many will think that it is safer to buy directly from a Franchise Main Dealer but in some situations, this may not be the case. The shocking statistics below from MyVehicle.ie reveals that during the space...

  • Almost 50,000 new cars were sold in the first month of 2021

    New Car Sales January 2021 Amazingly, new car sales were only down 3.2% in the first quarter despite the lockdown with almost 50,000 new cars registered. The top selling manufacturer in the first three months was Toyota with 6,320 new car registrations, ahead of Volkswagen with 5,245. These figures are certainly impressive despite showrooms being closed during the lockdown and...

  • Irish web search for electric cars is the fifth highest in Europe

    Electric vehicle websearch is one of the highest in Europe New research is showing that interest in electric cars is very high at the moment here in Ireland with searches far outpacing most other European countries, ahead of Sweden and the UK. Even though there is a certain amount of curiosity about electric vehicles here, we are far behind most...