Vehicle History Expert Cartell.ie is looking at manufacturer profit. As we approach the end of Q3 we’re considering recently published results for Q2 2015 to give the run-down on which manufacturers are making money globally and which are still in the red as the world exits recession. Let’s start with the good news first. Ford […]
[updated: this blog updated 17th September to show some details from the new BMW 7 Series which has some cool new tech] Vehicle history check expert Cartell.ie likes to keep up-to-date with the latest developments on the motor show circuit and the Frankfurt show is certainly one of the biggest shows on the planet. German […]
Vehicle data expert Cartell.ie report on news this past week of criticism directed against vehicle manufacturers for pre-registering (sometimes called “self-registering”) cars. Pre-registration is when a vehicle manufacturer or dealer registers a vehicle before lining up a buyer in the open market. The process is thought to boost end-of-month sales figures by allowing targets to […]
Our collaborating partners completecar.ie report on the first results of a technical partnership between Toyota and BMW. The 2014 Toyota Verso 1.6 D-4D compact MPV will become the first Toyota to benefit from the partnership. This vehicle will be the first Toyota ever to have a BMW engine under the bonnet. Using the same unit […]
We consider the BMW 3 Series (E90) courtesy of used car experts completecar.ie BMW 3 Series E90 Saloon – 2005 – 2011 Overview: The benchmark in the small executive class for a number of years, the E90 generation 3 Series has now been replaced, meaning prices are coming down on what is an excellent car. […]
A couple of international reports this past week indicate vehicle thefts are on the rise generally. In Australia information surfaced that vehicle thefts are on the rise for the first time in almost a decade. Statistics from the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council, reported by IAATI, showed profit-motivated car thefts in Western Australia jumped 48 per […]
Thanks to our friends at Completecar.ie Cartell were delighted when the new 2012 BMW M5 was made available to us today. The new M5 is generally considered the best performing M5 yet and we can attest to its performance after scaring a few birds (the flying kind!) around Co. Kildare – but just with some […]
And the best about this marvel from BMW is the efficiency of this rocket, 6.3 Litres of fuel per 100 km or 44mpg in old money, and the C02 is just 165 g/km meaning the tax is just €481 and fits into tax band D.
Stunning new BMW 3 Series hits the Irish Market 2012 Completecar.ie report on the unveiling of the new Series 3 BMW: Turbo power seems to be the name of the game in the all new BMW 3 Series, revealed today (October 14). For the first time all variants of the best-selling car in the premium […]
During the week it was reported that Mazda Ireland are now offering finance packages direct to consumers. This means Mazda join other vehicle manufacturers – Renault, BMW and Volkswagen – in affording the consumer an alternative to the High Street banks. Our recent data shows this development is having an impact on the market too: […]
Vehicle experts Completecar.ie rely on data provided by Used Car History Check experts Cartell to argue that manufacturer-own-banks are already impacting on the financial end of the car market in Ireland. In the wake of the fallout from Lehman Brothers and the consequent global turmoil as well as our own domestic banking problems – which are […]
You can view and download the latest edition of our Partner Publication – eDrive. As well as featuring Cartell.ie – concerning our latest well-publicised initiative to track up to 40,000 UK write-offs in Ireland – the magazine has many other interesting bits and pieces: including where it argues that Irish people should buy more ‘interesting […]
Last Monday on Motormouth we discussed the controversial topic of what defines a man’s car versus a woman’s car. Needless to say it stirred emotion. However just to ensure that my opinion is fully understood, here are a few cars that are driven by more men than women. Subaru Impreza CS400 STI Cosworth and Ford […]
To celebrate we are offering a 30% discount, a Cartell Three Star Check normally costing 35 Euro can now be purchased for 24.50 using the voucher – a saving of over 10 Euro!
I must admit that I felt a slight nervousness at the prospect of being driven on closed roads by a man who has owned a 325i and 335d within the past two years and has clocked at least one of them on the Autobahn.
The car, a silver BMW 318d M Sport, is not just a sleek eye catching road machine but comes with the BMW performance pack installed.