Motor Industry Calls for Budget to avoid further destabilising Car Market

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of September were down 17.9% (3,201) when compared to September 2017 (3,897). Registrations year to date are down 4.2% (123,099) on the same period last year (128,548). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations […]

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) […]

€1.2 Billion Generated for the Exchequer from New Car Sales so far in 2016

Today the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) issued the official 162 car registrations for the month of August showing an increase of 14% (7,313) when compared to August 2015 (6,400), while the total new car sales are up 19% (138,538) compared to the same period last year (116,195). Within the business sector commercial […]

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 […]

161 Registrations Top 100,000 Up 23%

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today issued the official 161 car sales figures for the first half of the year. New car registrations were up + 23% (101,338) ahead on the same period last year (82,337) while the month of June saw an increase of 12% (1,626) compared to June 2015 (1,448). […]

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% […]