Ireland is becoming Britain’s dumping ground for old cars

Used imports are on the rise, which is bad for the environment and for motor retailers. Tax changes to encourage the sale of new cars could be the solution

11th August, 2019
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The mass importation of used cars from Britain is a subject I have touched upon more than once in these pages, which indicates either that I tend to repeat myself or that it’s an issue that’s not going away in a hurry.

There are many sides to this discussion. The average Irish used car buyer probably sees nothing wrong with the practice because it increases choice and offers savings. Sadly, many...

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