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Donal O’Brien RIP

It’s with great sadness that we mark the loss of one of our faithful and energetic trade customers Donal O’Brien. His daughter Nicole sent us a beautiful tribute which we are posting here in his honour. Donal was always brought up around cars as his father John ran a car business on Friars walk in […]

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Upgrading to a Three Star Check!

Vehicle history checking expert Cartell.ie is looking at how we help our customers. Recently we helped Frank* with history for an imported vehicle. A Three Star History and Finance check with Cartell.ie will provide the UK history and finance data for the vehicle as well as the Irish history and finance. Frank originally did a […]

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How We Help our Customers!

Vehicle History expert Cartell.ie, in the first of a series of blogs, is looking at personal interest stories from customers who have used the service. One customer, Deirdre* called about the mileage discrepancy showing on her Cartell.ie history check. Our dedicated Customer Service team, advised her the car appeared to have lost approximately 30 thousand […]

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Intel to build fleet of 100 autonomous vehicles

Vehicle History and Data expert Cartell.ie is re-posting the blog post over on our partner site Carandus.com. Cartell.ie recently announced the launch of  “Electronomous”. Electronomous addresses the Connected Car, Autonomous vehicles, Electric and Hybrid Car models and the technology that will populate the future automotive landscape.Following its takeover of Mobileye, Intel is planning to build […]

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Cartell.ie adds Spanish Data to its VRM options

Vehicle History and Data expert Cartell.ie is delighted to announce that Spanish data has now been added to our VRM options.  The Spanish option is added to our growing stable which already includes VRM for ROI, UK/NI, Portugal, Holland and Malta. Jeff Aherne, Director, Cartell.ie says: We’re delighted to make this service option available. In an ever-growing international supply […]

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Consumer Advice to avoid purchasing a Stolen Vehicle

 Consumers are probably already aware of the extensive work vehicle history check expert Cartell.ie has put into highlighting the issue of stolen motor vehicle data. At present in Ireland Gardai do not release this data owing to Data Protection concerns. We have called for its release – in the public interest – for several years […]

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In the Market for a Used Car?

Thinking of buying a used car? Here’s how to get it right. Vehicle history expert Cartell.ie is looking at buying a used car. Buying a used car is often a smart move. Second cars can be better value after all. Whoever you buy from – private seller, dealer or auction – it can be a daunting experience. […]

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Gender Divides Auto-pilot Drivers

Vehicle History and data expert Cartell.ie reports on a new study released which concludes that men and women drift into different worlds when switched to ‘autopilot’ and hope for different benefits from future automotive advances. Women drivers are nearly twice as likely as their male counterparts to compile a mental shopping or ‘to do’ list […]

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Automotive in the sharing economy

For more than a hundred years, owning and driving one’s own car has been a ‘must do’. Although different studies show that more and more millennials are not interested in owning a car. Actually, today’s millennial generation are not buying cars nor getting driver’s licenses, according to TU-Automotive. But their need to move is not […]

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Hidden Risks of Dirty Cars

Kid’s car seats have twice as many germs than the average toilet, a study has revealed by Continental Tyres. Researchers found that while on average 50 germs lurk on each square centimetre of a toilet seat, more than 100 potentially dangerous bacteria and fungi are present on the same size area of the average child […]

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Used Car Market Breaks One Million in 2016

PRESS RELEASE Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (8th February) that used transactions for private cars were in excess of 1 million transactions in 2016 – the highest level since Cartell.ie started recording results. Cartell.ie considered all transactions for private cars (including imports) in the market in 2016 including private to private sales, […]

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Swarm is a buzz word in autonomous vehicles

According to Audi, the car of the future will use swarm data. This data will help to communicate constantly with other cars, road signs and traffic control systems, as well as smart connected devices around them – smart phones, tablets and Wi-Fi networks. These cars will be location-aware, able to communicate to gather information about […]

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Don’t Drink and Drive this Christmas!

Vehicle History Expert Cartell.ie wants to wish all our customers the very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year! This is a time for catching up with friends and family and often using our car to socialise. Please remember never drink and drive! It isn’t worth the risk when the consequences can be so […]

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Protect Yourself from Scams in the Market

Vehicle History Check Expert CARTELL.IE is here to assist you in your purchase of a vehicle. However, sometimes, it’s not always the vehicle history you should be most concerned about: the buying process itself can lead to unsuspecting victims losing their money in a scam. Many of us are buying and selling our cars online […]

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Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication

US Government to legislate for Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication Vehicle History expert Cartell.ie is following the news published on CarAndUs.com! The following is a blog reproduced from that site! Generally the US lags behind Europe in the implementation of vehicle safety features. It was only in 1984 that a law came in to force making the use […]

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Could Car-to-Car Messaging Become a Reality?

Vehicle History Expert Cartell.ie is delighted to report on a new venture in the market: www.carandus.com. If you could message the driver of any car, what would you say? If you could receive a message from your car, what would you want it to say?  These are the questions being raised by Irish car tech […]

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Facing backwards in autonomous vehicles

Cars that drive themselves will fundamentally change how we design our vehicles. Currently we are used to seeing forward facing seats. Mirrors, pedals, and even steering wheels may no longer be necessary. Automakers will be free to pursue their creative ideas to design how the interior of a car may look. As the car is […]

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Cartell Welcomes Regulation for Written-Off Vehicles

PRESS RELEASE Vehicle history expert CARTELL.IE welcomes today (14th July) news that Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, yesterday brought new legislation to cabinet which will compel insurers to notify his Department of Category A and Category B write-offs. At present a voluntary system of notification is in place but for years Cartell.ie has called for […]

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Is Your Car Ready for the Holidays?

Vehicle History Expert Cartell.ie looks at the issue of summer holidays! As the summer weather has finally arrived, the thoughts of many families turn towards the precious annual holiday. For families that are planning a holiday with the car, either at home or abroad, we are advising that some simple car checks before heading off, […]

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Donagh Kelly retains Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes title!

Vehicle history check expert Cartell.ie congratulate Donagh Kelly and co-driver Conor Foley who have retained their Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes title in Kerry. The pair emerged victorious 12 months ago with 50 seconds to spare and they repeated that feat with a fantastic performance around this year’s stages. Kelly, in his Ford Focus WRC, began Sunday […]

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Child Safety of Paramount Importance

Vehicle History expert Cartell.ie are happy to promote the following infographic provided to us by WoodStock Motors concerning child-seat safety: this is a particularly important issue. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) say 3 in 4 child seats are incorrectly fitted in Ireland. They have a “Check it Fits” service to assist with this exact issue. […]

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Official Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes Launch

Press Release Killarney and District Motor Club held the official launch to the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes on Easter bank holiday Monday at Scotts Hotel Killarney. There were some beautiful rally cars on display and a large crowd in attendance. Officials, Organisers, Sponsors, distinguished guest speakers such as TD Brothers Michael & Danny Healy […]

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New dawn for Motorhub team

Vehicle history expert Cartell.ie shares the following news concerning vehicle and automotive market information provider motorhub.ie: Motorhub.ie today announces its new team line-up. Four motor journalists- Michael Sheridan, Brian Kellett, Bob Flavin and Daragh Ó Tuama- have decided to combine their many years of experience to take the Motorhub website, www.motorhub.ie, to a new level. […]

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