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  • Nationwide Car Market Overview for April 2022

    Top 10 Used Cars Sold by Independent Dealers 2014 Petrol Volkswagen Golf 2018 Diesel Nissan Qashqai 2018 Petrol BMW 5 Series 2019 Petrol BMW 5 Series 2013 Petrol Volkswagen Polo 2016 Diesel Volkswagen Passat 2016 Diesel Audi A4 2016 Petrol Toyota Yaris 2016 Diesel Nissan Qashqai 2016 Diesel BMW 5 Series Top 10 Used Cars Sold by Franchise Dealers...

  • Phoenix Park Speed Limit Changes to 30km/h

    Speed limits and parking restrictions in the park Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Mr. Patrick O’Donovan T.D has introduced a new 30km/h speed limit in the Phoenix Park. The restrictions start today, Monday, the 28th of February 2022. The new bylaws are in line with the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Report, published in January...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report March 2022

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report has been released for the month of March 2022. We hope that you are not one of the unfortunate motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously crashed or damaged car. Franchise Dealerships In the month of March we saw a decrease from 319 vehicles...

  • IRISH USED CAR MARKET OVERVIEW FOR MARCH 2022

    Used Car Sales Report - March 2022 The 2014 Petrol Volkswagen Polo was thebest-selling car in the Republic of Ireland during the month of March at Independent dealerships. The 2014 Petrol Volkswagen Golfcame in second place with the 2016 Volkswagen Passat coming in third place at Independent dealerships. We see hybrid vehicles coming into the top-ten list for Independent dealers....

  • Sony partners with Honda to make Electric Cars

    Sony Honda Partnership The Japanese electronics giant Sony will join forces with Honda to develop electric cars by 2025. Sony announced last Friday that they were teaming up with Honda for the electric car project. This is the latest partnership of its type between a major car manufacturer and a tech giant. Demand for battery-powered electric vehicles is rapidly growing...

  • February Crashed & Damaged Vehicle Report

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report for the month of February 2022 has been released. It is hoped that you are not one of the motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of February saw a slight increase with 319 vehicles written-off compared to...

  • 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...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report for January 2022

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report for the month of January 2022 has been released. It is hoped that you are not one of the motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of January saw a big increase with 312 vehicles written-off compared to...

  • New penalties for drivers to come into force from February 1, 2022

    Driving Penalties coming into force New driving penalties are coming into force today in Ireland. From now on, any drivers who park up on the footpath could be liable for a higher penalty. Drivers who park their vehicle on the footpath, bus lane or cycle track will see the fines double from February 1st. The new penalty increases were announced...

  • UK Highway Code changes you may need to know if driving in Britain

    UK Highway Code Many drivers may be unaware, but there has been a major overhaul of the UK’s Highway Code in which nine sections of the code have had 50 new rules added. The new Highway Code rules have been specifically brought into force in a bid to improve road safety for pedestrians and cyclists. The new rules include a...