Brexit effect may put brakes on car sales
Motor industry report projects slight 2017 drop after strong growth last year
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has forecast a more difficult year for new car sales after a strong 2016.
New car sales in January came to 39,019, down 1.7 per cent compared with the same month last year.
The SIMI/Done Deal review of 2016 reported that 146,603 new cars were sold last year, up 17.5 per cent from 2015 and the best figure since 2009.
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