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  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report for December 2021

    MyVehicle.ie has released the damaged and crashed cars report for the month of December 2021. Let’s hope that you are not one of the unfortunate car buyers who got caught out with a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of December saw 154 vehicles written-off. This was again lower than last month when 218 vehicles were discovered to be...

  • Buying a Used Car in Ireland

    If you need to buy a car but have a limited budget, buying a used car is your best bet. And, buying a used car in Ireland does not have to be a complicated process. We’ve put together a short yet comprehensive guide that will help you buy a second-hand car in Ireland, in a hassle-free manner. Read on to...

  • You can now by a Tesla Car with Bitcoin

    Buy 1 Tesla with 1 BTC In recent months, the Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has said that you can now buy a Tesla electric car with Bitcoin (BTC). Elon Musk is a big Block Chain enthusiast and a huge fan of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. As the BTC price is volatile, the price you pay for the car in Bitcoin will...

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Find Out The Value of Your Car in Ireland

    Car Valuation Ireland Whether you’re buying a car, selling your current car, or purchasing insurance, knowing the value of the car is vital if you want to save money. But how do you go about figuring out how much a car is worth? Sure, you can always walk into the nearest dealership and ask them for a quote, but 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...

  • Importing a vehicle into Ireland - How to prepare for the VRT inspection

    What is the Checklist of Documents Required for VRT? A car VRT or the Vehicle Registration Tax is an amount that you need to pay while registering a vehicle in Ireland. It is illegal in Ireland to drive a vehicle without registration or paying VRT. Once you purchase a car, you need to set up an appointment with the...

  • VRT Rates 2022

    New VRT Rates from January From January 1, 2022 we will see revised VRT rates introduced. The 20 band table will still remain but there will be a percentage increase in twelve of the bands. There will be a 1% increase for vehicles that fall into bands 9-12, a 2% increase for bands between 13-15 and a 4% increase for...

  • Crashed & Damaged Car Report For November 2021

    November crashed and damaged vehicles MyVehicle.ie has released the crashed and damaged cars report for the month of November 2021. We hope that you are not one of those buyers who got caught out with a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of November saw 218 vehicles written-off. This was slightly lower than last month when 256 vehicles were...

  • Petrol and Diesel prices are sky-rocketing

    Petrol and diesel prices hit record highs Fuel prices have risen dramatically in 2021. The price of petrol has risen by 27% since the beginning of the year and diesel prices have gone up by 28%. According to AA figures, the average price for unleaded petrol is now 172.6 cent per litre. Diesel hasn’t fared much better, with the average...