Used Car or New Car Costs Calculator!

We already published some information on the type of factors which should go into your decision to purchase either a used car, or a new car. We wrote about the various elements: tax, fuel economy, depreciation value, which go into the decision. We want to take that one step further and show you the importance […]

Motor Insurance set to rise after premium increase

Vehicle History Check Expert Cartell.ie reports on a news article which appears today in one national newspaper which says: Motorists will be forced to pay more for insurance after one of the leading players pushed through double-digit premium rises.  The fear is that others will follow the lead of RSA, which owns 123.ie. It has […]

Drivers won’t claim after crash – says AA

According to one of our partners, AA Ireland, 43% of drivers won’t claim following a crash. This follows a poll of over 7,500 by the vehicle experts. While there were a number of reasons for the large percentage, the prominent reasons included: a desire not to affect their no claims discount, fear that their premiums […]

New Insurance Rules in UK – failure to insure off-the-road vehicle an offence

New vehicle insurance rules are set to be introduced in the UK. The rules make it an offence to fail to insure a vehicle which is off the road. The rules will be introduced following a joint collaboration between the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) and the UKs vehicle licensing authority (DVLA). The purpose of the […]

Cartell.ie write-off information

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 […]

Cartell Insurance Write-Off Categories

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 […]