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New Car vs Used Car

Looking at the age old debate about whether it is better to buy a new or used car Buying a car is never an easy decision to make as it is a big purchase which is often going to need to last for several years at a time. It means there are…

The Car Future

Growing up I was always a fan of the hit movie trilogy "Back To The Future", how annoyingly predictable everything was, how cheesy the lines were going to be but especially how production were going portray the past and even more…

Guide to Used Car Finance

THE INSIDER ON… A GUIDE TO USED CAR FINANCE IN NORTHERN IRELAND PART ONE Sometimes The Insider has to get serious: and it’s clear the economic situation in Northern Ireland, despite some recent improvement, is a matter of deep concern.…

What is Gap Insurance?

Car insurance is never something that we want to deal with but is something that is a necessity so that we are protected when on the road. Most types of insurance are designed to cover any damage or losses that your vehicle might sustain…

Five ways to save on used cars in Northern Ireland

 FIVE WAYS TO SAVE ON USED CARS IN NORTHERN IRELAND Did you know that the word “queue” is the only word in the English language to be pronounced the same way when you remove the last four letters; or that “almost” is the longest word in the…

Car Dismantlers

The Waste Management (End of Life Vehicles) Regulations 2006 (SI 282 of 2006) entered into force on 8 June 2006. In essence, the legislation establishes a free take-back for all types of end- of-life cars and light vans, as well as being…

Changes to Vehicle Testing

From 20 March 2013, revised European legislation will introduce new requirements to annual vehicle tests to reflect advances in technology. The changes include additional checks for some of the vehicle systems already examined such as…

BMW Falls behind Competitors in Luxury Car Wars

BMW’s deliveries went up by 5.8% upward of 509,669 units that are inclusive of Rolls-Royce and Mini car models. On the other hand, Daimler AG’s Mercedes car Sales that are inclusive of their Smart Brand went up by a whopping 9% to 431,00…

Whiplash Claims on the Rise

UK's top insurer appeals for ban on whiplash Expenditures as crash for cash endemic hits highest levels with racket up 21% A steady alarming rise in Whiplash claims is the reason why car insurance costs are on an upwards trend. The normal…