161 car registrations top 100,000 in first half

SIMI says figures on track to hit 150,000 this year

1st July, 2016
Volkswagen leads the way in 161 sales Pic: Bloomberg

Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations in the first half of 2016 were up 23 per cent compared with the same period last year. SIMI said 101,338 cars with the 161 registration were recorded in the six-month period.

In the business sector, light commercial vehicles in June were up 9 per cent on the same month last year and are running 26 per cent ahead compared with the first half...

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