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Number of car dealerships to fall dramatically, says research

The number of car dealerships in Ireland looks set to fall dramatically over the next five years, according to a new report from British automotive research organisation Saleslynx.

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The number of dealerships could could fall to as low as 300 by 2016.

The number of car dealerships in Ireland looks set to fall dramatically over the next five years, according to a new report from British automotive research organisation Saleslynx.

The Automotive Insight Ireland report says that dealership numbers have fallen from 600 in 2006 to 490 today. It predicts that this could fall to as low as 300 by 2016, although it says that a figure of 375 is more likely. Most of the closures are...

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