Monday February 24, 2020

New car sales up almost 24 per cent in first half

Volkswagen was most popular make, followed by Toyota

8th July, 2016
70 per cent of new cars powered by diesel, says CSO Pic: RollingNews.ie

Figures from the Central Statistics Office show that 97,490 new cars were licensed in the first half of this year, a rise of 23.9 per cent compared with the same period last year.

The number of imported cars licensed rose by 25 per cent compared with the same period in 2015. The new car figure for June was 4,143, an increase of 5.6 per cent compared with June last year.

Volkswagen, with 10,593 cars, was the most popular make of...

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