Statistics provided by Cartell featured in this week’s Sunday Independent in Ireland. Used Car History Check experts Cartell provided the newspaper with information showing the car fleet in Ireland is aging – there has been a significant shift in the last five years: in January 2006 the average age of a car with up-to-date motor […]
Ireland’s population is aging, it’s not the good citizens of the State; it’s their cars!
Used Car History Check expert Cartell.ie is delighted to announce a new partnership with car advice experts Completecar.ie. Fronted by Ireland’s leading motoring journalists Shane O Donoghue and Paddy Comyn, Completecar has already established itself as one of the foremost Irish sources for consumer buying advice – offering practical and readily accessible information in a […]
Jeff Aherne, Director of Cartell.ie, featured on Cork’s 96FM today in connection with vehicle clocking. Jeff was asked to give listeners an insight into the difficulties associated with clocked vehicles. He was asked to respond to news published that a court settlement has been ordered for €1,500 after a Cork-based car buyer bought a vehicle […]
PRESS RELEASE Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes 2011 Killarney, INEC, April 29 – May 1, 2011 The May Bank Holiday weekend has long been associated with rallying – it’s the weekend of the Rally of the Lakes an international event of prestige which features – at Molls Gap – one of the most picturesque […]
PRESS RELEASE Over 88,000 vehicles ‘clocked’ in Dublin and Cork Used Car History Check expert Cartell today releases information on the estimated number of clocked vehicles per county across the country. (See chart below). Clocking of motor vehicle’s (the resetting of a vehicle’s odometer to display less miles than those actually travelled) has now become […]
PRESS RELEASE Cartell.ie says initiative is the first-of-its-kind Up to 40,000 imported cars on Irish roads could be write offs according to a new report from car history analysis company ‘Cartell’. Cartell has today launched a new initiative to help keep track of UK write-offs which are put back on the roads and exported to […]
PRESS RELEASE An article in today’s Irish Sun (Wednesday 1 December) features statistics provided by Used Car History Check experts Cartell.ie concerning vehicles imported from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The results – based on a sample of 5,430 vehicles – show 11.4% of imports have been clocked (i.e.had their odometer altered to incorrectly reflect […]
PRESS RELEASE Following the appearance of Cartell’s Jeff Aherne on RTÉ News on Saturday in connection with the seizure of stolen vehicles by Gardai in Balbriggan Cartell.ie advise consumers to be aware of an increased risk of unsuspectingly purchasing a stolen vehicle. Jeff Aherne, Director with Cartell.ie, says: “The unfortunate thing is that an unsuspecting […]
New VRT rules sees Vehicle Imports decline to lowest level in three years Figures for September show a fall in imported vehicles to less than 3,000. This was the lowest number in three years and a decline of over fifty percent when compared with August (6,144). A spike was seen in August before the new […]
It is time that Ireland sends out a clear message that it will not allow its citizens be ripped off and put in harms way when laws can be passed to protect them. At present, the Gardai do not have sufficient powers to prosecute offenders.
On the 20th April 2010, Cork registered its first Tesla Roadster – some say the electric sports car of the future. Costing a tidy €100,000, it’s the first wave of electric cars in the pipeline from American car producer Tesla. But for anyone who thinks electric cars are modest in terms of speed, think again […]
Statistics published today by Cartell.ie indicate that buyers have a 1 in 4 chance of purchasing a two year old vehicle with finance outstanding. Unsurprisingly finance companies can and do repossess vehicles.
In these gloomy economic times we are proud to sponsor an event which gives an economic boost to Killarney and the south west region.
Since its inception in 2002, one of Cartells primary goals was to eradicate the resale of dangerous vehicles. While some write-offs are repairable, one must always ensure that they are repaired by qualified personnel with suitable parts. An insurer writes off a vehicle when the cost to repair the vehicle to the correct standard using genuine […]
Category A The vehicle must be scrapped and no parts or components can be sold other than for scrap. Amounts vary but the scrap value rarely covers the cost of recovery and delivery to a scrap yard. Category A is severely damaged, total burnout or flood damage with no serviceable parts, or already a stripped […]
Jeff Aherne, Director and co-founder of the online car history checking company Cartell.ie has called for systemic changes to eradicate illegal clocking. The issue will once again be raised by RTE’s Buyer Beware programme, due to air tonight Wednesday 18th November 2009. The programme uncovers a whole raft of irregularities within the system which Aherne […]
Cartell.ie 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. “Cartell.ie […]
Cartell.ie, 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 Cartell.ie 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 […]
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 […]
With approximately 8,000 vehicles stolen each year in Ireland and between 10-15% of them never being re-covered, Cartell.ie, the independent car history checking company is urgently calling for a national Stolen Vehicle Register (SVR) to be set up. Jeff Aherne, Director of Cartell.ie comments, “Our objective has always been, and remains, to keep Irish motorists […]
In another case of buyer beware, Cartell.ie, the All Ireland car history checking company, believes that up to €32 million Euro may still owe on cars imported into Ireland from the UK. There have been almost 40,000 vehicles imported from the UK & Northern Ireland in 2008 and 8% of these are still on finance. […]
According to Cartell.ie, the online car checking company, the first 48 hours of trading under the new VRT and Taxation system has indicated a shift of consumer attitude to purchase lower CO2 producing cars. The average CO2 emissions for the top ten selling cars registered in the first 2 days of the new VRT and […]
Cartell®, Ireland’s only all Ireland Car History Check company, is now offering buyers a car history check on vehicles imported from the UK and Northern Ireland. This new service, which is only available from Cartell.ie, will provide much needed reassurance for car buyers by giving them all the information they need about a vehicle before […]
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 Cartell.ie in November 2007 and forwarded to the Road Safety Authority, Garda Siochana and Revenue Commissions promoted a major review […]
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, […]
Cartell®, the only independent car history checking company claims that up to 23,000 vehicles imported from the UK which were classed as ‘write offs’ by UK insurers may have been issued with Irish registrations. Cartell.ie carried out a study of a random sample of 4,479 vehicles imported to Ireland from the UK between 2001 and […]
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 […]
New figures released today by Cartell.ie -Ireland’s only used car history check – show that Irish car buyers went into overdrive in the first three months of the year – increasing the number of vehicles registered in the first quarter of 2007 by almost 22% over the same period in 2005! New vehicle sales in […]
Cartell.ie warn of new danger to Irish car buyers on advice received from UK’s Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) Fresh information from the UK’s DVLA has today prompted Cartell.ie – Ireland’s only used car history check – to urge Irish car buyers in the market for a second hand UK import to beware they […]
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 Cartell.ie – 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 […]