Another month of declining new car sales: Motor Industry calls on Government for no tax increases on new cars

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of August are down 13.3% (5,131) when compared with August 2018 (5,921). New car registrations year to date are down 7.9% (110,572) on the same period last year (120,003). New Light Commercial […]

AA Ireland: 1 In 5 Likely To Change Car Before 2018

Almost 10% plan on changing car within 6 months; 12% planning a change in 6 to 12 months Over 50% will buy a used car from a dealer; 8% plan to import a car from the UK Men 4% more likely to change car pre-2018 than women. Almost one in 10 of motorists intend on […]

€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 […]

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). […]

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 […]

January car sales building strongly on last year’s recovery

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI ) official statistics show that new car registrations in January are 31%(29,948)up on January 2014 which should see sales comfortably exceed 100,000 at the end of the year, for the first time since 2008. Current Industry projections indicate that new car sales should be close to 115,000 with […]

New Car Sales Up 6% In May; Sales Up 24% For The Year

New car sales continue to grow in 2014 with May seeing a 6% increase on May last year. So far this year, 64,031 new cars have been sold, an increase of 12,481 on 2013. Commenting on the results, Alan Nolan, Director General SIMI, said: “We expected May to slow a little, in advance of the new […]

Best Quarter For Car Sales Since 2008

Figures just released by the SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) for vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year show that new car sales are up by 26% on last year. At almost 50,000 cars sold, the first quarter of this year has outperformed all other periods since 2008. Sales in March […]

2014 May be Bumper Year for Car Sales

Vehicle data expert Cartell.ie reports today (02 October 2013) that 2014 may be a bumper year for new vehicle sales given the right incentives – due to an overhang of 42,000 vehicles which ordinarily would have traded-up in a pre-recessionary market environment. In the biggest research sample of its kind Cartell.ie reports the recession has created a […]

2014 May be Bumper Year for Car Sales: Research Points to Two-Tier Auto Market

Vehicle data expert Cartell.ie reports today (02 October 2013) that 2014 may be a bumper year for new vehicle sales given the right incentives – due to an overhang of 42,000 vehicles which ordinarily would have traded-up in a pre-recessionary market environment. In the biggest research sample of its kind Cartell.ie reports the recession has created a […]

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