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  • What is a Car Check?

    Experts recommend a MyVehicle.ie history car check before you buy any used car, but what is a MyVehicle history check and is it really worth it? Every single day there are people in Ireland unknowingly buying used cars that have either been previously written off, previously damaged, stolen, clocked or under finance! In most cases, everything initially seems fine with...

  • Increase in the amount of fake NCT certificates

    The amount of fake NCT certificates in circulation in Ireland is on the rise. It’s extremely worrying just how easy it now is to obtain a Fake NCT Certificate in Ireland MyVehicle.ie, a vehicle history check service provider, spoke with a source who supplies invalid NCT certificates. Research from MyVehicle revealed that from the reports they ran on cars, 19.8%,...

  • 10 things to do before you buy a used car

    Buying a used car isn’t always easy, but here are 10 important things to do before you buy a used car to help ensure a smooth process! Depending on your circumstances choose your next vehicle and make sure to always compare prices. It is important to do a background history check with MyVehicle.ie to reveal the true history of an...

  • Top used cars sold by Independent Dealerships in May dominated by Ford

    The in-depth research from MyVehicle.ie revealed that the most popular used cars sold by Independent Dealerships in May 2016 were dominated by Ford. The Ford Focus and the Ford Mondeo was a favourite model sold by independent dealers this month both featuring high on the top 10 list. The Ford model took an imposing 6 of the 10 spots available...

  • Vehicle Write Off Categories Explained

    Write Off Categories When a vehicle is written off by an Insurance Company, they will make a record of the Write Off and notify The Department of Transport. There are 4 levels of insurance write off categories which are allocated when an insurer declines to repair a vehicle following an accident or other damage. These are allocated as A,B,C,D....

  • Advantages of buying from a dealership

    Buying from a dealer If you are looking to buy a high quality used car at a reasonable rate, one option when deciding where to get your next vehicle is buying from a dealership rather than directly from the current owner through classified advertisements.This can have great advantages for customers looking for a car and there can be...

  • Vehicle Market Overview for Franchise Dealers May 2016

    Best selling cars during May 2016 The figures shown below are predictions based on theMyVehicle.ie analysis of the used car marketplace. The market overview displays the top 10 used cars sold by Franchise dealers in Ireland in the month of May 2016. Using MyVehicle's data, the estimated annual running cost of each of these passenger vehicles can be predicted based...

  • 15% of UK Imported Cars Have a Hidden Past

    Article written by MyVehicle.ie and originally published on Rev.ie on April 12th 2016. Research from MyVehicle.ie revealed that 15% of UK Imported Cars Have a Hidden Past (Write-Off, Stolen or Scrapped). It is extremely important to make sure you do a thorough car history check before buying a used car, to avoid potential future problems. This data by emphasises the importance of...

  • Top 5 innovations in automotive industry 2015/2016

    It’s not enough just to design a car with traditional functions anymore. Manufacturers need to design smart innovative features which will help improve a driver's experience. Here are some of the top innovations in automotive Industries in 2015/2016. Start-stop green technology helps drivers to conserve their fuel by automatically shutting the engine off when idling or if the car comes...

  • Brexit and what it could mean for the Irish Car Market

    Brexit, which will fall on June 23rd 2016, is the potential exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, which could potentially have disastrous consequences for the Irish car industry. The Irish car market is heavily connected to the UK and this connection means we can easily import cars (both new and used) from the UK into Ireland. With...