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  • Volkswagen announce record car sales in 2019

    VW is the world's biggest car manufacturer Volkswagen had record sales in 2019 and the figure will determine if they remain the world's biggest car manufacturer once again. The giant German carmaker, which is based in Wolfsburg produced 10.97 million vehicles last year. This massive figure was an increase on 2018 when VW rolled 10.83 million vehicles off the line...

  • MYVEHICLE.IE NATIONWIDE MARKET OVERVIEW FOR DECEMBER 2019

    Most popular cars in December 2019 The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview report for December 2019. Once again, the Nissan Qashqai was the number one best selling car sold by Independent dealers in Ireland. The top-ten used cars sold by Franchise dealers for the month of December revealed the number one spot, which was once again, the Hyundai...

  • MYVEHICLE.IE NATIONWIDE MARKET OVERVIEW FOR OCTOBER 2019

    Most popular cars in October 2019 The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview report for October 2019 shows that of the top ten used cars sold by Independent dealers in Ireland, the number one best selling car was once again the Nissan Qashqai. When it came to the top-ten used cars sold by Franchise dealers for the month of October, the number...

  • MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview for September 2019

    Most popular cars in September 2019 The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview report for September 2019 shows that of the top ten used cars sold by Independent dealers in Ireland, the number one best selling car was the Nissan Qashqai. The car was also in the number one spot last month. The Qashqai also held the second spot during the month...

  • Norway’s electric vehicle market led by the rich

    Double the chance of owning an electric vehicle if you are rich We all know electric vehicles are more expensive than your regular run of the mill vehicle. Which is why in Norway, one of the largest electric vehicle markets, it is the rich who enjoy this luxury. Almost half of all the car now sold in Norway are electric,...

  • Older vehicles appear to be passing NCT

    77% pass rate in NCT for old vehicles Although they may be old now, classic cars from before the 1960s appear to be more attractive in comparison to more recent, younger vehicles. It has been noted that these so-called ‘old bangers’ have a 77% pass rate in the National Car Test (NCT). Figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have...

  • Gardai concerned over increased amount of road deaths

    Concerns rise for drivers on Irish roads with more road deaths than ever Guards are concerned about the behaviour of Irish drivers recently as they have noted an increased amount of road deaths this year. 93 people died on Irish roads in 84 collisions so far this year which is an increase of six deaths in comparison to 2018 figures....

  • Joe Duffy Group sees a profit rise for the ninth consecutive year

    Joe Duffy Motors bucks the trend and sees profits rise for the ninth year in a row The Joe Duffy Group has seen profits rise for the ninth consecutive year of 2.5% or €8.8m on a turnover of €294 million, despite the weakening new car market which actually declined 4.4 per cent. According to the Joe Duffy chief executive, Gavin...

  • MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview for April 2019

    Most popular cars in April 2019 The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview report for April 2019 shows that of the top ten used cars sold by Independent dealers in Ireland, the number one best selling car was once again the Volkswagen Passat. In the March 2019 marketing report, the number one spot was held by the Ford Focus but this month...

  • Electric Vehicle Home Charger Grant

    The “Electric Vehicle Home Charger Grant”, is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). If you avail of the electric vehicle home charger grant you can claim up to €600 towards the purchase and installation of an EV home charging unit. This government-funded support scheme was introduced to assist homeowners to install an electric vehicle charging point at...