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  • 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...

  • Car thieves steal keyless car in less than 60 seconds

    Keyless car theft on the increase Keyless car theft is on the increase as can be seen by the video released by the West Midlands Police in the UK. This residential CCTV footage highlights how easy it is for thieves to get away with your car. Keyless car theft is something that all car owners should be aware of. These...

  • DAMAGED AND CRASHED CARS REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

    Crashed and damaged cars MyVehicle.ie’’s crashed and damaged cars report for July 2021 has been released and we hope that you are not one of the unfortunate consumers that bought one of these vehicles last month. Franchise Dealerships It is by far less risky to buy a used car from a main dealer than from a private sale but sometimes...

  • Ireland could have free public transport by 2030

    Free Public Transport plans A new Oireachtas committee report recommends that to reduce emissions, transport should be free. The report was published this month by the Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action. Their goal is to reduce emissions by 51% by 2030 and have zero emissions by 2050 Some of the other recommendations include, road use charges for drivers...

  • 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...

  • BMW will trial Hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars later this year

    BMW i Hydrogen NEXT The BMW Group has started to test vehicles that use a hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain, with the German automotive giant putting the technology through its paces “in everyday conditions on European roads.” The luxury German car manufacturer announced that they will put prototypes of the BMW i Hydrogen Next on the road and test them for...


  • 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,...

  • Why is mileage important on a used car?

    Why mileage matters on a used car Mileage remains one of the most important factors of consideration for any used car buyer and is one of the aspects of car purchase that consumers obsess about. Both low and high mileage affects the value of the vehicle and also the cost of maintenance. There is usually less wear and tear on...

  • Irish startup facilitates electric car charging with cryptocurrency

    Crypto Charging The Irish fin-tech start-up firm, Hips has teamed up with Swedish SaaS (Software as a Service) platform Vourityto offer cryptocurrency payments at electric car charging stations. The partnership will facilitate crypto payments for over 50,000 EV charging stations throughout the European Union. Crypto payments can be made via the Vourity platform alinking straight to the blockchain through Hips...