Updated: 22/11/16 : 12:13:45
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Black Friday offers available at SEAT dealerships

To celebrate ‘Black Friday’, SEAT has announced a host of must-have offers available from its 23 strong dealer network from Thursday, November 24th until Sunday, November 27th.Providing unrivalled value for money, offers include a special Black Friday gift of a FREE three-year service plan, saving customers a staggering €700. In addition, customers who order a new 171 SEAT during the sales event period can avail of up to €4,000 scrappage [...]  Read More...

Updated: 22/11/16 : 12:18:56
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Mercedes-Benz : 10% reduction across new cars

Mercedes-Benz in Ireland has announced that it is introducing a 10% reduction in the price of all Mercedes-Benz passenger cars with immediate effect. The reduction, which will apply for a limited period, will be implemented evenly across all models and all model segments, free of any terms and conditions.   The intention behind the price reduction is twofold: One, to maintain market impetus as the industry faces [...]  Read More...

Updated: 22/11/16 : 12:21:59
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Motorists research online but buy offline - Report

According to research conducted by tyre maker Michelin, seven in every 10 motorists now commence their auto-related purchase process online. Of these, the largest proportion goes online to research their tyre choice options - before deciding to buy offline.This rise in the importance and use of e-commerce is said by Michelin to represent a major growth opportunity for tyre dealers. Noting that consumers value the opinion [...]  Read More...

Updated: 22/11/16 : 12:34:25
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Annual mileage in new cars higher in recovery period

Vehicle history expert CARTELL.IE reports that annual mileage in newer cars is increasing as the country recovers. The average annualised mileage travelled by a car 5 years-of-age or less (“newer cars”) in 2016 is 21,028 KMs. This represents an increase of 7.1% over the equivalent figure for 2008 (19,635 KMs).Cartell.ie compared the average annual mileage in 2008 of private cars registered between 2003 and 2008 and compared the results [...]  Read More...