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 […]

TRADE FOCUS: Paschal Kennedy Motors, Dun Laoghaire

The location of Paschal Kennedy Motors is steeped in history – it has a unique structure and architecture, including a horseshoe shaped entrance, dating from the time the building was used as a forge – up until the beginning of the twentieth century. The premises was first used as a garage in 1925 – named […]

Latest edition of eDRIVE – our Partner eZine – now online!

You can now view the latest edition of our Partner Ezine eDrive! This month’s edition features news on the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes which will take place April 29 – May 1 in Killarney. Cartell’s Jeff Aherne tells the magazine how he watched the Rally in Killarney when he was a teenager and […]

TRADE FOCUS: Sleator Kia, Mullingar

For this month’s Trade Focus Cartell.ie stopped by for a chat with Sleator Kia just off the M4 in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. It’s been a good year for Sleator’s they were this year officially appointed Kia Dealer for Westmeath and Longford after a presence in the area selling cars for many years previously. Barry Martin […]

Buy New or Second-hand?

January is traditionally the busiest month of the year for car sales – both new and second hand – and this year appears no different. With that in mind we wanted to give purchasers some advice which perhaps you´ll consider before buying. New Car or Second-hand? The second hand car market is particularly competitive in […]