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  • A Comprehensive Guide to Scrapping Your Old Car in Ireland

    As cars age and become less reliable or more costly to maintain, many owners find themselves faced with the decision to part ways with their old vehicles. We often face the challenge of what to do with our old vehicles once they reach the end of their life. Instead of allowing them to become an eyesore or burden on the...

  • How to Accurately Value a Used Car in Ireland

    In the Irish used car market, whether you’re buying or selling, accurately valuing a vehicle is an important first step. With market conditions constantly changing, understanding the key factors that affect a car's value is essential. Here are some of the key points to consider when trying to put a value on a used car. Research the Used Car Market...

  • Importing A Used Car To Ireland

    The economics of importing a car from Britain have changed since Brexit, but there may still be some savings For a used car buyer, there are many benefits to Importing a car from abroad. Most used car imports come from the UK, which has traditionally been a cost-effective option, as they are generally priced lower than their counterparts in Ireland....

  • CRASHED & DAMAGED VEHICLES SOLD IN IRELAND APRIL 2023

    The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report has been released for the month of April. Have you been affected by one of these previously crashed or damaged cars? Franchise Dealerships In the month of April, we had 103 vehicleswhich were damaged or written off in franchise dealerships. This was a decrease of 29 over the previous month. This indicates...

  • How Electric Cars Work and Some Common Misconceptions

    Electric cars, commonly referred to as EVs and PHEVs, are becoming increasingly popular as people seek environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional fossil fueled cars. The stock of electric cars has increased exponentially in recent years and many of the early vehicles are now appearing on the second-hand car market as quality, used vehicles. As with the traditional used-car market,a car...

  • How to Inspect the Body and Paintwork When Buying a Used Car

    When it comes to purchasing a used car, one of the first things to consider is the condition of the car's bodywork. A car's bodywork can reveal a lot about its history and an independentcar history checkwill provide valuable information about the vehicles accident history and write-off status. Alongside this, it's important to inspect a cars paint and bodywork carefully...

  • How to Spot a Fake NCT Certificate

    The National Car Test (NCT) is a mandatory annual test for all cars in Ireland. It is a legal requirement for all cars over four years old to display a valid NCT certificate. The test is conducted under the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and is designed to ensure that vehicles are safe and roadworthy for use on public roads. Although...

  • 6 Ways to Shop Smart When Buying a Used Car

    Buying a used car can be a risky undertaking if you are inexperienced and don't know what to look out for. ‘Shopping Smart’ when buying a used car involves doing as much research as possible, knowing your budget, having a clear idea of what you’re shopping for, doing a comprehensive Car History Check and being prepared to negotiate. Here are...

  • 8 Must Have Safety Features When Buying a Car in 2023

    Most modern cars come equipped with an impressive range of features as standard. Gone are the days when luxuries like heated seats and parking sensors were expensive optional extras. While most cars now feature at least some impressive add-ons, it’s worth taking the time to thoroughly research the available options which range from highly desirable comforts to ‘must-have’ safety features....

  • MyVehicle.ie Crashed And Damaged Vehicles Report 2022

    The MyVehicle.ie Crashed and Damaged Report for 2022 provides a valuable insight into the current state of the Irish motor industry. The report includes important figures and statistics about the number of vehicles that were damaged or written off in Ireland during the past year and highlights the importance of an independentCar History Checkwhen buying a used car. What Exactly...