Is it time to consider Petrol engines again?

Used Car History Check expert Cartell has advocated buying diesels for some time: principally because of overall affordability including taxation (based on lower emissions), higher fuel economy, and lower price of diesel at the pumps. Residual values are currently higher for diesels although these values are market-dependent: if the public move back to petrols then […]

So is Scrappage really driving the Market?

In 2009 the Government of the day announced the introduction of a scheme – the scrappage scheme – which provided a significant financial incentive for owners of 10-year-old vehicles to buy a new car. Originally the scheme was worth €1,500 to a buyer of a new vehicle but that figure was reduced to €1,250 for […]