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  • New car registrations increase during first 10 months of 2021

    New Car Registrations 2020 Figures released by SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) show that new car registrations have risen by 18.9% since January with electric car sales also increasing in the same period. There were 2,646 new car registrations during October which was a 15.2 per cent increase on October 2020. Registrations were also up by 21.4 per...


  • The MyVehicle.ie Nationwide Market Overview Report For October 2021

    Car Market Overview October 2021 The 2017 Volkswagen Passat was the best-selling car in the Republic of Ireland during the month of October at Independent dealerships. The Passat also came in fifth position in the top cars sold by Independent Dealers. The Ford Focus came in second place with the Audi A4 coming in third place at Independent dealerships. Once...

  • Damaged and Crashed Car Report for September 2021 | MyVehicle.ie

    Crashed and damaged cars MyVehicle.ie has released its crashed and damaged cars report for the month of September 2021. We hope that you are not one of the unfortunate car purchasers who bought one of these previously damaged vehicles. Franchise Dealerships During September, 317 vehicles were discovered to be written-off. This was an increase of 76 vehicles compared to the...

  • E-Scooter injuries on the rise in Ireland and the UK

    New e-scooter laws on the way According to new research on e-scooter injuries carried out in Connolly HospitalBlanchardstown, more than half of people injured in e-scooter accidents were not wearing helmets at the time of the accident. The research commissioned by the hospital is the first of its kind in Ireland. Doctors there found that the injuries sustained by e-scooters...

  • Check out this comprehensive car buyer’s guide

    Car buying tips Buying a used car is an attractive option for many since used vehicles are often considerably cheaper than brand-new cars. But buying a used car can be a daunting process, especially if this is the first time you’re purchasing such a vehicle. There is, after all, always the fear that you may just end up getting a...

  • All You Need to Know About Car HPI Checks

    Car Finance Checks Buying a used car can help you save a lot of money — there’s no doubt about that. But if you’re not careful, you may end up getting scammed. Unfortunately, there are a number of unscrupulous sellers who will try to sell you a car that is dangerously faulty, stolen, or has outstanding finance on it. That’s...

  • Car prices could rise by an average of €1,500

    Car prices to rise dramatically It is being reported by motoring industry bosses that car prices will rise by an average of €1,500 next year. Anecdotally, car dealers are already increasing their prices by at least a thousand euro and in some cases, two thousand euro on some models due to the shortage of used cars in the market. Any...

  • Ireland’s EV charging infrastructure is one of the worst in Europe

    Ireland’s EV charging infrastructure The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) in the UK has revealed that Ireland is way behind other European Union countries when it comes to electric car charging points. When compared to 12 EU countries, REA has ranked Ireland in joint twelfth place. The main sponsor for the REA report was the global power...

  • Global car shortage as semiconductor chip crisis deepens

    Global semiconductor shortage If covid and lockdowns haven’t been bad enough, now it seems, with the semiconductor chip crisis, there is a growing world shortage of new cars coming to market. The chip shortage is hugely affecting global car production and countries around the world are disrupted and delayed orders of new cars. Instead, senior industry figures had to spend...