Irish Diesel Owners Could Get Trade-In Bonus

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (16th August) on the numbers of Diesel Euro 4 (EU4) emission standard vehicles and below in the Irish fleet that could be entitled to a trade-in bonus. With reports in the media that some vehicle manufacturers are set to introduce diesel scrappage schemes to incentivise the roll-out of […]

Mercedes-AMG E43 4Matic Arrives In Ireland

The Mercedes-AMG E43 4MATIC – the high-performance version of the new E-Class – has arrived on the market here. With features adopted from motorsport, cutting-edge technology and a 3.0-litre, V6 bi-turbo engine, which accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, the new E43 is one described by Mercedes-Benz as ‘offering pure driving performance with everyday […]

Finance Levels Way Up As PCPs Expire And Hit The Market

Vehicle data expert CARTELL.IE reports that the proportion of vehicles offered for sale (across all years) with finance outstanding is 12.5% – up from 11.5% in January and 9.5% in June 2016. Cartell.ie also reports that more vehicles for certain key registration years are being offered for sale with finance outstanding than in 2016. From a sample of […]

Only 37% Of Motorists Take Out Excess Insurance When Hiring A Car – AA Ireland

Research carried out by AA Ireland has found that 1 in 3 motorists are planning on hiring a car while abroad this year, but only 37% of the motorists have taken out excess insurance when hiring a car in the past. Reasons identified for this were cost and lack of necessity. The research, which was […]

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Announce Black Friday Weekend 172 Sales Event

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced an exciting Black Friday Weekend 172 sales event to take place this coming weekend. The purpose of the event is to celebrate a two percent growth in market share in Ireland to date in 2017, a result which has been delivered with the release of an updated range of new and award […]

Seat Sales Shoot Up To Their Highest Level Since 2001

 SEAT concluded the first half of 2017 with the best commercial result since 2001. The brand’s global sales grew by 13.7% compared to the same period in 2016, to stand at a total figure of 246,500 vehicles (2016: 216,800), nearly 30,000 more cars. In the month of June, SEAT sold 45,200 units, an increase of […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Monaghan’s Sam Moffett kept his unbeaten record in this year’s Triton Showers National Rally Championship to clinch his first National title in Sligo yesterday. His sixth win in a row leaves him in an unbeatable position with two rounds still to come, with his Fiesta finishing a convincing minute and a half ahead of the […]

Fiat 500 Mirror: Reflecting The Need To Be Connected

Besides marking the sixtieth anniversary of the Fiat 500, 2017 also sees the debut of the Fiat 500 Mirror. This special edition marks the introduction of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on the Fiat 500, with a car that’s always connected and packed with content. The Fiat 500 Mirror is available in a choice of […]

Pricing Announced For The New Skoda Citigo

The new ŠKODA Citigo has been launched in Ireland with comprehensive upgrades to the exterior design along with a number of interior revisions, starting from €10,995 for the 3-door version. Two three cylinder petrol engines are available offering 60hp or 75hp and both are available with the option of 5-speed manual gearbox or the 5 […]

New Volkswagen Arteon Goes On Sale In Ireland

The all new Volkswagen Arteon has gone on sale in Ireland priced from €43,295. The five-seater fastback combines the spaciousness of a saloon with the driving dynamics and design of a sports car. The Arteon is positioned above the hugely-successful Passat, and while regarded as the spiritual successor to the CC, the Arteon is an […]

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