More Cars Registered Yesterday Than the Whole of June

There were more new cars sold yesterday than the whole of June. Yesterday, the first day of the new ‘132’ registration plate, 1,927 new cars were sold, compared to just 1 on the same day last July. There were more cars sold yesterday than the first 18 days of July last year There were 2,095 […]

Poor Year for New Car Sales Continues But Industry Gears Up for 132

Figures released from SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) today show a decline in new car sales in May of 22.5%. There were 5,963 new cars sold in May, 1,734 fewer than in May 2012. Alan Nolan, Director General of SIMI says; “The May figures are continuing the trend of what has been a […]

New ‘131’ Registration Plate Rolls Out Today

From today on, all new cars bought in Ireland will have a new number plate. Instead of 13-D the new number plate will be 131-D Alan Nolan, Director General of SIMI says: “While it is too early to tell how new car sales are doing, given that today is only the first day of sales, there […]

New Car Sales for September

New car sales statistics for September (including county by county stats) are now available at Highlights: – 2,487 new cars were sold in September, 10% less then last September (2,767) – Q3 2012 new car sales were down 1% on Q3 2011 – so far this year, 76,630 new cars were sold, down 12% on […]

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