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Buying a Secondhand Electric Car?

Buying a Secondhand Electric Car?

Buying a secondhand electric car: check before you get a shock. HUNDREDS of secondhand electric cars are being imported this year. Most, if not all, are Nissan Leafs. They are arriving south at hugely competitive prices – sometimes for as little as €2,500 to €3,000. These are tempting prices and considering both the low acquisition […]

10 Nov 2017

5 Autumn Car Checks

5 Autumn Car Checks

5 checks to keep you and your car on the road this autumn OUR constant-change climate puts hidden stresses on our cars. Think about it: one day it’s raining, the next it’s boiling, the next windy, frosty. It all adds up to extra wear-and-tear. And not just on our cars but on us, the drivers. […]

02 Nov 2017

4 Tips to Keeping your kids safe on the way to and from school

4 Tips to Keeping your kids safe on the way to and from school

4 Tips to Keeping your kids safe on way to and from school. Children are our most vulnerable road-users and we have a duty to pay special attention to their safety. Now that they are back at school and settled into the rhythm of being dropped off and picked up, it might be helpful just […]

05 Oct 2017

7 Tips for Downsizing Your Car

7 Tips for Downsizing Your Car

Downsizing? Here’s how to avoid being ripped off Downsizing? Here’s how to avoid being ripped off! We spend part of our lives getting into bigger cars and then suddenly, with the family grown up and gone, we don’t need such a large vehicle any more.But there is a financial risk in trading-in a big car […]

26 Sep 2017

The Importance of a Car History Check

The Importance of a Car History Check

YOU would expect a history-check website, such as MyWheels.ie, to emphasis the importance of performing a car’s history check. YOU would expect a history-check website, such as MyWheels.ie, to emphasis how important it is to check a car’s history.But that does not detract from the fact that you should.Yet thousands and thousands of people buy […]

19 Sep 2017

What does ESC mean?

What does ESC mean?

What is means ESC. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is one of the most important safety advances since the arrival of the seatbelt. Basically it helps keep your car from skidding. ESC uses computer controlled technology to apply individual brakes without the risk of skidding or fish-tailing. Research indicates ESC reduces the risk of a fatal […]

26 Aug 2017

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