New Car Sales Fall But Used Car Sales Increase

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today issued the Q3 Motor Industry Review of 2017 in association with DoneDeal, along with the SIMI official October 172 registration statistics. The review outlined that new car sales in for the first nine months of 2017 (totalled 128,578) declined by 10.2% when compared to new cars sold during […]

June Car Registrations Down 14%

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of June, were down -14% (1,397) when compared to (1,623) June 2016, while new cars registrations year to date are down -10% (91,189) on the same period last year (101,327). The Commercial vehicle sector […]

Women@SIMI Encourages Women To Seize Opportunities

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) hosted its 4th annual Women@SIMI event in conjunction with its sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance recently in the InterContinental Dublin. Women@SIMI saw an attendance of over 140 professional women from a variety of counties, representing different sectors within the Motor Industry in Ireland. Recognizing the dynamic role […]

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 […]

Slowdown In October New Car Sales

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today issued the official 162 car sales figures for the month of October. Total new car registrations Year to Date (145,433) are up 21,913 units or +18%, on the same period last year (123,520).However new car registrations for the month of October (2,243) decreased by 316 units […]

Motor Industry calls for action on Insurance costs and underlines the importance of stability ahead of Budget 2017

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has issued the official car sales figures for the month of September which saw 162 registrations decrease by -1.4% (4,698) compared to September 2015 (4,766). Total New car registrations year to date are up 18% (143,205) ahead on the same period last year (120,961). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) […]

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 […]

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