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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...

  • 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...

  • All You Need to Know About The VRT Calculator

    Vehicle Registration Tax Calculator The Vehicle Registration Tax, also known as VRT, is a tax that is charged when an individual registers a vehicle that they have imported or bought in Ireland. If you’re considering buying a car, you should know that it is mandatory to register your vehicle and pay the VRT, given that driving an unregistered vehicle on...

  • All You Need to Know About Car HPI Checks

    Car Finance Checks Buying a used car can help you save a lot of money — there’s no doubt about that. But if you’re not careful, you may end up getting scammed. Unfortunately, there are a number of unscrupulous sellers who will try to sell you a car that is dangerously faulty, stolen, or has outstanding finance on it. That’s...

  • Euro 1 to Euro 6 Emission Standards: A Comprehensive Guide

    Why do we have Euro 6 emissions standards? The Euro 6 car emission standard is the sixth level of the EU directive to reduce harmful vehicle car and van exhaust pollutants for both petrol and diesel cars including hybrids. Euro 6 has been in operation since September 2015 and this standard is becoming increasingly important in many European cities, such...

  • What should you do if you are sold a damaged car?

    Overview Buying from a dealer - Full Consumer Rights When you buy a car from a car dealership or trader, your consumer rights are protected under law. There is ample recourse under law, and it is advisable to Buying from an Auction - Limited Consumer Rights If you have bought a car at an auction, you are bound by the...

  • Thinking of importing a car to Ireland? Japanese Imports Ireland - MyVehicle

    Importing a Car From Japan to Ireland - All You Need to Know Japanese cars are popular all around the world, thanks to the reliability and durability they offer. What’s more, these cars are also typically available at an affordable price. Like many other countries, many residents opt for Japanese car imports in Ireland as well. If you are considering...

  • What Does Make and Model of Car Refer To? - MyVehicle

    How to Find the Make and Model of a Car Unsure of how to find the make and model of a car? Whether you’re buying a car for yourself or purchasing auto insurance, knowing the make and model of your vehicle is vital. Here’s all you need to know about it. The make of a car typically refers to the...

  • Are hydrogen fuelled vehicles really the way forward?

    H2 fuel cell vehicles When it comes to driving and its fuel source there is no easy option, regardless of whether the source is petroleum, biofuels, electrons in a battery, or hydrogen fuel cell cars. If you wish to purchase the ‘best’ type of fuel-powered car, you will be faced with many different options nowadays. This decision will come down...

  • Short lock-down journeys could be killing your car battery?

    Short car journeys during the covid-19 lockdown could be killing your battery? Have you experienced some battery problems in the past few weeks? If so, this could be due to the lockdown? Most of us are using our cars far less now because of the lockdown and new rules on non-essential travel. If cars are left idle for extended periods...