Author Archive | Jonathan McCluskey

Ford Recall on over 7,700 Irish Cars!

Ford are carrying out a voluntary recall on over 7,700 cars in Ireland due to a safety issue. The affected Mondeo, Galaxay and SMAX models may experience a leakage of battery acid, which could cause a fire. The vehicles were manufactured between February 13, 2014 and February 11, 2019. A statement from the CCPC read: […]

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Cartell at the Honda Track Day

This week Cartell (among others) were given the most fantastic of opportunities, courtesy of Honda Ireland. For some reason the Powers-that-be in Honda Ireland decided they would treat a select few to a Track Day at Mondello Park. Attendees from Cartell included Managing Director Nicola Aherne and Marketing Manager Jonathan McCluskey. Setting the scene First […]

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New Sponsorship Venture

Cartell are delighted to announce a new sponsorship venture with BATTLE FOR THE BAY, the water sports festival of the year. Why sponsor BATTLE FOR THE BAY? We keep shouting about it… Cartell are far more than a Car History Check. That may be our flagship service, but we have grown exponentially since commencing business […]

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Financing a Car? Here are your Options!

Loans vs Leasing vs Hire Purchase vs Personal Contract Plans Car finance has been on the increase in Ireland since 2015. In January 2019 the proportion of vehicles offered for sale (across all years) with finance outstanding was at 16.61% – the highest level Cartell.ie has ever recorded. The increase in car finance could be directly […]

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Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes & Michael Fassbender

Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes meets Michael Fassbender On Saturday the 30th of March the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes got a huge boost when Michael Fassbender, event ambassador for this year’s rally came to visit. Michael had the opportunity to sample some of the different types of rallycars in a bid to decide […]

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No-Deal BREXIT affecting Irish Drivers

Irish License Holders & BREXIT Right now, your driver’s licence is a pan-European one, which means it is valid in any EU country. Post-BREXIT, that may change, and you may need to apply for an international driver’s permit to be allowed to drive in the UK on your Irish licence. International permits are available from […]

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Record Number of Clocked UK Cars – Another Reason to get a Cartell Check

Clocked UK Cars cost motorists £800 million per year! The UK is now experiencing record numbers of clocked cars on their roads, according to data published by the LGA (Local Government Association). The LGA, who represents local authorities across Britain, have disclosed that more than two million vehicles contain fraudulently adjusted odometer/speedometer readings. Amazingly, clocking […]

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What is C.A.V.E and how is it affecting the Automotive Industry?

CAVE:  Connected – Autonomous – Vehicles – Electric “Connected” – The ability through which a vehicle can share information with other vehicles and its environment. “Autonomous Vehicles” – Vehicles capable of deciding on and taking a course of action, such as steering or braking, without the need for human intervention. “Electric” – Vehicles propelled by […]

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Carzone Motoring Report 2018

In July, our friends over at Carzone.ie produced their Motoring Report which examined trends in the Irish motoring market. They kindly credited ourselves, Cartell.ie, for providing some of the data used throughout. Check out a synopsis of the report below or download the full report in PDF format here.   Irish motorists report an increase […]

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Saudi women to get behind the wheel!

It’s official, Saudi women are now allowed behind the wheel after the decades long ban has been lifted. Last September it was announced the ban would be lifted, and the first licences were issued to women this month. More than 120,000 women applied for a driver’s license Sunday, according to senior Ministry of Interior and […]

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Lexus launch their Service service, powered by Cartell.ie!

Lexus have just released their new Car Service website lexusservice.ie, which is powered by ourselves at Cartell.ie. The website will allow Lexus owners to enter the registration of their current vehicle, Cartell.ie then works instantaneously (in the background) to find the vehicle information for Lexus, who provide a listing of Service packages available. The user […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Cartell.ie Rally of The Lakes

Killarney and District Motor Club held the official launch to the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes 2018 on Sunday 15th at Brehon 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 Rae, Councillor […]

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