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#Car Sales

# car-sales - This year 2022

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases
# Personal Loans
# Personal Loans

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases

Aug 18th 2022, 8:17 AM 16,224 Views 6 Comments

The figures were released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

New car registrations down 17% in the past year
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

New car registrations down 17% in the past year

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:07 PM 18,750 Views 34 Comments

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry described the fall as ‘disappointing’.

# car-sales - All time

Electric car sales double but this SUV was the most popular new car in Ireland in 2018
# Four-wheel Drive
# Four-wheel Drive

Electric car sales double but this SUV was the most popular new car in Ireland in 2018

Jan 2nd 2019, 1:21 PM 65,016 Views 65 Comments

Overall, new car sales fell last year by 4.4%.

'An unwanted end': Murphy & Gunn is closing in Milltown after 50 years selling BMWs
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

'An unwanted end': Murphy & Gunn is closing in Milltown after 50 years selling BMWs

Sep 6th 2018, 2:44 PM 2,522 Views 0 Comments

Some 37 workers will be affected by the directors’ decision to wind up one of its two dealerships.

2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?
# Trading Up
# Trading Up

2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:08 PM 38,955 Views 52 Comments

Last year saw more new cars sold than any year since 2008.

DoneDeal of the week: Check out these roomy beauties for added extras
# Deal Of The Week
# Deal Of The Week

DoneDeal of the week: Check out these roomy beauties for added extras

Apr 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 883 Views 0 Comments

Comfort, cabin space and a host of add-ons in this 2014 Ford Focus Zetec and 2013 Hyundai ix35.

New cars sales have been doing a roaring trade since the start of the year
# Upgrade
# Upgrade

New cars sales have been doing a roaring trade since the start of the year

Mar 8th 2016, 3:30 PM 16,897 Views 48 Comments

They’re up by over a third.

Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars

Apr 16th 2015, 11:20 AM 16,270 Views 63 Comments

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year
# Nice Motor
# Nice Motor

100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year

Feb 2nd 2015, 2:15 PM 9,261 Views 40 Comments

Lucky for some.

Over 96,000 new cars were sold in Ireland last year
# Shotgun
# Shotgun

Over 96,000 new cars were sold in Ireland last year

Jan 1st 2015, 3:29 PM 15,751 Views 47 Comments

Could sales break through the 100,000 mark in 2015?

Finally! You'll soon be able to play golf and buy a BMW at the same time
# Back To This Again
# Back To This Again

Finally! You'll soon be able to play golf and buy a BMW at the same time

Dec 18th 2014, 11:00 PM 15,669 Views 19 Comments

Wait, what year is this?

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Dec 17th 2014, 10:16 AM 7,734 Views 36 Comments

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

We're buying a lot of new cars... the most since 2009
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

We're buying a lot of new cars... the most since 2009

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:46 PM 10,651 Views 35 Comments

It’s the first time in 5 years new car sales have reached over 95,000.

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things
# Motor-vated
# Motor-vated

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Oct 29th 2014, 4:25 PM 10,027 Views 10 Comments

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

Car buyers will pay €1 billion in tax this year to get their vehicles on the road
# Pricey Wheels
# Pricey Wheels

Car buyers will pay €1 billion in tax this year to get their vehicles on the road

Oct 21st 2014, 1:18 PM 8,858 Views 13 Comments

New registrations have been up nearly 30% in 2014 so far.

Got a car? You were left alone in this Budget, for a change
# Driven To Distraction
# Driven To Distraction

Got a car? You were left alone in this Budget, for a change

Oct 14th 2014, 4:59 PM 8,241 Views 23 Comments

There will be no extra motoring or fuel taxes after years of hikes.

Car salesman convicted for selling previously-crashed, dangerous vehicles
# Dodgy Car Salesman
# Dodgy Car Salesman

Car salesman convicted for selling previously-crashed, dangerous vehicles

Oct 1st 2014, 8:22 AM 34,669 Views 50 Comments

He will be sentenced later this year.

There's a lot more new vehicles on Irish roads, but not quite as many used cars
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

There's a lot more new vehicles on Irish roads, but not quite as many used cars

Sep 8th 2014, 12:29 PM 6,121 Views 20 Comments

There was also a significant increase last month in the number of new goods vehicles.

How many new cars have been sold in Ireland so far this year?
# New Cars Go
# New Cars Go

How many new cars have been sold in Ireland so far this year?

Jul 1st 2014, 3:30 PM 15,611 Views 36 Comments

A pickup in consumer sentiment and wide availability of finance is driving car sales.

These cars were bought with fake bank drafts and sold on to unsuspecting buyers
# Scammed
# Scammed

These cars were bought with fake bank drafts and sold on to unsuspecting buyers

Jun 18th 2014, 12:46 PM 36,232 Views 53 Comments

Gardaí said there is a nationwide scam with perpetrators using marketplace sites to buy the cars and then sell them on for cash. One person lost €40,000 last year.

Huge increase in number of people buying new cars compared to last year
# CSO
# CSO

Huge increase in number of people buying new cars compared to last year

Jun 9th 2014, 12:35 PM 5,065 Views 20 Comments

There was an increase of over 27% in the number of new vehicles licensed up until May this year compared to 2013.

What's Ireland's new favourite car?
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

What's Ireland's new favourite car?

May 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 40,340 Views 83 Comments

All change at the top of the new car sales tables…

New car sales up 28 per cent as market continues to speed ahead
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

New car sales up 28 per cent as market continues to speed ahead

May 2nd 2014, 12:42 PM 7,260 Views 30 Comments

Almost 58,000 new cars have been sold so far this year.

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February

Mar 7th 2014, 3:49 PM 5,674 Views 33 Comments

That’s according to the latest figures from the CSO, which compare car sales in February this year with last year.

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam
# Deception
# Deception

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam

Feb 27th 2014, 2:45 PM 29,849 Views 38 Comments

Sellers are placing ads for cars at very low prices – but there IS a snag.

Seen many '141' cars around?
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

Seen many '141' cars around?

Feb 7th 2014, 2:28 PM 23,865 Views 95 Comments

Chances are you’ve seen a few, sales are up 50 per cent compared to last year.

A boost from the '132' plate, but overall drop of 6.4 per cent in new cars licensed in 2013
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

A boost from the '132' plate, but overall drop of 6.4 per cent in new cars licensed in 2013

Jan 9th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,797 Views 62 Comments

The new bi-annual registration system helped create an increase in sales mid year, but overall 5,000 fewer new cars were licensed.

Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent
# Stats
# Stats

Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent

Nov 8th 2013, 11:25 AM 10,503 Views 55 Comments

There was an increase of 16 per cent in cars licensed but this could have been influenced by changes in the Motor Tax regime.

This chart shows how the 132 registration plate boosted the Irish car market
# Registration Plates
# Registration Plates

This chart shows how the 132 registration plate boosted the Irish car market

Sep 14th 2013, 9:45 AM 9,187 Views 41 Comments

Over 9,000 new registrations were made in July, but just 111 were hybrid or electric cars.

Swappage scheme could generate €129 million for Exchequer, says motor industry
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Swappage scheme could generate €129 million for Exchequer, says motor industry

Sep 11th 2013, 8:39 PM 15,833 Views 67 Comments

The scheme would see a €2,000 reduction in VRT on the purchase of a new car where the trade-in is a 2008 car or older.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,833 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
# Shifting Plates
# Shifting Plates

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:12 PM 9,881 Views 47 Comments

There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.

1,927 new cars sold on 1 July compared to just 1 on the same day last year
# 132
# 132

1,927 new cars sold on 1 July compared to just 1 on the same day last year

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:54 AM 7,995 Views 69 Comments

The number of new cars bought on the first of the month also exceeded the number of cars bought on 1 January.

Cars in Cavan and Kildare most likely to break down
# Driving A Banger
# Driving A Banger

Cars in Cavan and Kildare most likely to break down

Jun 23rd 2013, 1:41 PM 6,309 Views 29 Comments

Over half of the participants of the AA poll believe that the condition of Irish cars is worse now than they were in 2012.

'131' plates don't seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

'131' plates don't seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May

Jun 7th 2013, 2:21 PM 10,400 Views 83 Comments

Three out of every fours cars sold are now diesel.

Further fall in car sales as industry pins hopes on '132' numberplate
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Further fall in car sales as industry pins hopes on '132' numberplate

Jun 4th 2013, 4:10 PM 12,962 Views 100 Comments

The number of new cars sold in May was down 22.5 per cent on the same month last year, SIMI figures show.

Slight increase in new car sales in March
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Slight increase in new car sales in March

Apr 8th 2013, 12:11 PM 3,420 Views 12 Comments

In total, 17,600 cars were sold last month though sales of goods vehicles were down.

Car sales down 14 per cent in first quarter
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Car sales down 14 per cent in first quarter

Apr 3rd 2013, 1:17 PM 7,535 Views 88 Comments

A total of 11,682 private cars were sold for the first time in March – down from 13,051 the same time last year.

12 per cent fall in new car sales in February
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

12 per cent fall in new car sales in February

Mar 7th 2013, 11:34 AM 4,731 Views 46 Comments

A total of 9,671 private cars were sold for the first time in February – down from nearly 11,000 the same time last year.

New car sales down 8 per cent in February
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

New car sales down 8 per cent in February

Mar 1st 2013, 6:34 PM 6,178 Views 38 Comments

The top selling car make was Volkswagen, followed by Ford and Toyota and black was the most popular car colour.

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