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BMW and announce new Car History Check partnership is delighted to announce a new partnership with BMW Ireland as a supplier of an independent car history check to customers purchasing either a used BMW or MINI from their authorised dealers. The move follows a lengthy appraisal by BMW of the car history checking market. Jeremy Raggett, BMW’s Used Car Manager, confirms. “ […]

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Irish roads awash with clocked UK imports claims, the online car history checking company, claims that Irish roads are awash with up to 50,000 clocked vehicles imported from the UK. Jeff Aherne, Director with comments, “We’ve been gathering data on UK imports since we set up business in 2006 and according to our most recent statistics at least 18.5% of vehicles […]

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Vehicle Registrations Down 64% reports

The first 5 days of trading in 2009 has seen vehicle registrations in the state fall when compared to the same period in 2008. There were only 9,390 vehicles registered in the first week of January 2009 compared to 26,029 for the same week in 2008 representing a massive 64% drop. The top seller so […]

Continue Reading calls for Stolen Vehicle Register to be set up

With approximately 8,000 vehicles stolen each year in Ireland and between 10-15% of them never being re-covered,, the independent car history checking company is urgently calling for a national Stolen Vehicle Register (SVR) to be set up. Jeff Aherne, Director of comments, “Our objective has always been, and remains, to keep Irish motorists […]

Continue Reading welcomes new open approach from insurance industry but vows to continue lobbying for a safer system

Cartell®, the only independent car history checking company , today welcomed the Irish Insurance Federation’s (IIF) decision to share information on a car’s history with the government. It is believed that a report written by in November 2007 and forwarded to the Road Safety Authority, Garda Siochana and Revenue Commissions promoted a major review […]

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MAM VRM data now extended to Republic of Ireland

MAM Software today announced that its VRM lookup solution now supports Republic of Ireland vehicle registrations, providing quick and easy vehicle identification from directly within Autocat+ A feature of MAM’s comprehensive Autocat+ electronic catalogue, VRM helps identify and provide detailed specifications (make, model, cc, etc) associated with a particular vehicle. By providing accurate, comprehensive data, […]

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Cartell calls for change in law to clean up industry

Cartell®, the independent car history check, is calling for a change in the law that will protect consumers against what they describe as “potentially critical procedures” currently operating within the motor industry. According to Jeff Aherne, Spokesperson for Cartell, “We are a consumer driven service and provide the Irish car-buying public with a range of […]

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Audi imports to Ireland double

Ireland is witnessing phenomenal growth in the luxury car importation market, with Audi imports alone practically doubling in the last two years, according to new figures released today by – Ireland’s only used car history check. Cost saving and specification benefits can be found by purchasing in the UK, which explains why both private […]

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