Kerry Vehicle Sales In March Up 40% On Same Month Last Year

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UK-car-salesKERRY vehicle sales in March were up 40 per cent on the same month last year according to figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

There were 419 new vehicle registrations in Kerry last month, up from 298 in March 2014.  It’s a rise on February 2015’s figure of 359 new registrations.

The Kerry sales amounted to a 2.2% share of the national market.

Figures released by SIMI show that new car registrations nationally were up 33% (19,046) last month compared to (14,297) March 2015.

Nationally, new car registrations for the first three months of the year are currently up 30% on the same period last year.

Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) were up 54 % (2,846) on March 2014 (1,852) and are up 59% in the first quarter compared to 2014. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) are marginally up this month 5.5% (241) compared with March 2014 (236) but remain down -15% year to date.

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