So, how are new car sales shaping up in Ireland?
Toyota has taken the top spot, with Peugeot surprisingly breaking into the top ten for the first time in many years
It isn’t only those of us working in and around the motor industry that should be taking an interest in the new car sales data for the first month of 2018, as it’s also a barometer of consumer confidence in general. The headline-grabbing figure is an overall 4.8 per cent reduction in new car registrations compared to January 2017, but while that’s hardly great news, neither should it be seen as the end of the world as we know it. After all, it’s a relatively small reduction (down from 39,003 vehicles registered in January 2017 to 37,125 last month).
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