Steady start for 171 with registration numbers close to 2016

January 2017 car sales (39,019), on January 2016 (39,722) -1.7% 2017 forecast of new car sales, 142,000 New car sales total in 2016 (146,603) up 17.5% on 2015 €1.5 Billion Exchequer contribution in 2016 from car sales Cost of Motoring: Average price of a new car -5.5% lower (Dec 2016 v Dec 2015), Petrol prices […]

New Car Registrations Exceed 146,000 In 2016

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the year 2016 (146,672) finished 17.5% ahead of 2015 (124,804). The month of December registrations were up 45% (499) compared with the same month in 2015 (344). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) for 2016 recorded an increase of 18.3% (28,180) […]

New Car Registrations To Reach In The Region Of 147,000 For 2016

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of November at 748 were down 192 cars (20%) compared to November 2015 (940) while total new car sales are up 17% (146,175) ahead on the same period last year (124,460). Light Commercial Vehicles […]

SIMI/DoneDeal Motor Report Indicates Strong 2016, But Urges Caution For 2017

 New car sales for 2016 expected to finish at 147,000 New car sales at 143,190 for first three quarters of 2016, 18.4% higher than 2015. €1.25 billion contributed to the Exchequer from new car sales, 24.1% ahead of 2015. Strongest car sales growth in first 9 months – Roscommon, 30.9%. Lowest – Leitrim, 11.5% 48,943 […]

New Car Registrations Surpass Total For 2015 Despite Slowdown

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today issued the official 162 car sales figures for the month of July.  New car registrations are up + 19% (131,264) ahead on the same period last year (109,931). The total to the end of July this year has already surpassed the total number of new cars […]

New Car Registrations reach almost 100,000, even with a reduction in May sales

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of May were down -6%(6,532) compared to May 2015 (6,919) while total new car sales are up 23% (99,740) on the same period last year (80,889). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), are currently up 8% (1,839) […]

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 an 11% […]

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 […]

Good start for new car registrations as Industry moves towards normality

New car sales total in first 3 months 2016 (82,830) up 28% on 2015 Strongest Growth in Car Sales Q1 2016: Roscommon 45.1%, Longford lowest 17.7% €752 million Exchequer contribution from car sales Q1 of 2016 up 31.4% Commercial Vehicles Q1 2016: Light Commercials +33.6% (13,460) and Heavy Commercial Vehicles    62.8% (1,063) Employment currently […]

New Car & Commercial Vehicle Sales continuing to perform strongly, with car sales up 28% year to date

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of March were up 14% (21,597) compared to March 2015 (18,933). Total new car registrations year to date (82,882) are currently 28% ahead of the same period last year (64,519). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), were […]

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