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#Car Sales

# car-sales - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

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

New car registrations down 17% in the past year

Tue 5:07 PM 18,624 Views 34 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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 64,988 Views 65 Comments

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

# car-sales - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'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 2,501 Views 0 Comments

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

# car-sales - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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 38,945 Views 52 Comments

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

# car-sales - Monday 25 April, 2016

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 876 Views 0 Comments

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

# car-sales - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

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 16,888 Views 48 Comments

They’re up by over a third.

# car-sales - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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 16,261 Views 63 Comments

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# car-sales - Monday 2 February, 2015

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 9,249 Views 40 Comments

Lucky for some.

# car-sales - Thursday 1 January, 2015

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 15,739 Views 47 Comments

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

# car-sales - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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 15,661 Views 19 Comments

Wait, what year is this?

# car-sales - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

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 7,724 Views 36 Comments

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

# car-sales - Monday 3 November, 2014

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 10,639 Views 35 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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 10,018 Views 10 Comments

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

# car-sales - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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 8,852 Views 13 Comments

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

# car-sales - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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 8,229 Views 23 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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 34,533 Views 50 Comments

He will be sentenced later this year.

# car-sales - Monday 8 September, 2014

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 6,108 Views 20 Comments

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

# car-sales - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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 15,599 Views 35 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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 36,171 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.

# car-sales - Monday 9 June, 2014

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 5,058 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.

# car-sales - Friday 9 May, 2014

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

What's Ireland's new favourite car?

May 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 40,328 Views 83 Comments

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

# car-sales - Friday 2 May, 2014

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 7,251 Views 30 Comments

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

# car-sales - Friday 7 March, 2014

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 5,666 Views 33 Comments

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

# car-sales - Thursday 27 February, 2014

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

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam

Feb 27th 2014, 2:45 PM 29,805 Views 37 Comments

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

# car-sales - Friday 7 February, 2014

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

Seen many '141' cars around?

Feb 7th 2014, 2:28 PM 23,853 Views 95 Comments

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

# car-sales - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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 6,788 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.

# car-sales - Friday 8 November, 2013

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 10,496 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.

# car-sales - Saturday 14 September, 2013

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 9,175 Views 41 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

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 15,782 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.

# car-sales - Monday 2 September, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,823 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 9,871 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.

# car-sales - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

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 7,987 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.

# car-sales - Sunday 23 June, 2013

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 6,303 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.

# car-sales - Friday 7 June, 2013

'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 10,387 Views 83 Comments

Three out of every fours cars sold are now diesel.

# car-sales - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

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 12,954 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.

# car-sales - Monday 8 April, 2013

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 3,413 Views 12 Comments

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

# car-sales - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

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 7,528 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.

# car-sales - Thursday 7 March, 2013

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 4,721 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.

# car-sales - Friday 1 March, 2013

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 6,169 Views 38 Comments

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

# car-sales - Monday 28 January, 2013

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO

Jan 28th 2013, 11:35 AM 2,978 Views 8 Comments

The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.

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