Motor Industry Needs To Focus On Recruiting Skilled People – SIMI President

Gerard O’Farrell, who is Group Director, Car Division, O.H.M Group, was elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), at the organisation’s AGM held in (Killashee House Hotel,) Naas, Co. Kildare. Speaking at SIMI’s AGM Gerard O’Farrell commented on the challenges and opportunities facing the Industry. “The Motor Industry is very conscious […]

Motor Industry Takes More Conservative View Of 2017

162 New car registrations for first 20 days of July +11% (21,525), Light Commercials +25% (2,657) and Heavy Commercial Vehicles +30% (304) New car registrations in first 6 months 2016 (101,335) up 23% on 2015 Strongest Growth in Car Sales Q2 2016: Roscommon 37.9%, Leitrim lowest 14.5% €978.4 Million Exchequer contribution from car sales Q2 of […]

Motor Industry Registrations Reflect Improving Economy

Official statistics  released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of April were up 10% (10,408) compared to (9,451) April 2015, while new cars registrations year to date are up 26% (93,240) on the same period last year (73,970). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) show […]

Spring arrives early for the Motor Industry as February car sales blossom

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of February were up 37%( 21,625) compared to February 2015 (15,778) while total new car sales are up 35% (61,350) on the same period last year (45,586). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), are currently up 50% […]