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Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show new car registrations in April were up 21% (9,471) on April (7,822) 2014. So far this year new car sales are up 28% (74,001). 

Light Commercials Vehicles (LCV), were up by 59% (2,088) compared to (1,316) April 2014 and are up 60% (12,152) year to date. While HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) registrations are up 24% for the month of April (235) 2015 compared with April (189) 2014, however are down -7% year to date.   

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The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) and Done Deal today launched their first Quarterly Motor Industry Review of 2015. 

The SIMI and Done Deal report revealed that the strong trend of recovery seen in the Motor Industry in 2014 (96,344 registrations) has continued, with new car registrations in the first three months of the year showing a 29.68% increase to reach 64,714. Registrations of Light Commercial Vehicles increased by 58.6% in Q1 2015, while registrations of Heavy Commercial Vehicles declined by 20.7% in Q1 2015. 

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Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations were up 33% (19,046) last month compared to (14,297) March 2015. 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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Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations were up 25% (15,854) last month compared to (12,711) February 2014, year to date new cars are up 29% on last year. 

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The SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) held its 62nd Annual Dinner at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin last night with over 700 Motor Industry guests in attendance.

Addressing the audience, SIMI President James Brooks called for the Motor Industry to look to the future with renewed confidence.

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The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with new sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance was held last night at a glittering ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin. The accolades were announced by RTE presenter Des Cahill in front of over 700 of the Motor Industry’s senior figures and guests.

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The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI ) official statistics show that  new car registrations in January are 31%(29,948)up on January 2014 which should see sales comfortably exceed 100,000 at the end of the year, for the first time since 2008. Current Industry projections indicate that new car sales should be close to 115,000 with Light Commercials, currently up by 70% (4,839) in January set to exceed 20,000, again for the first time since 2008. While HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) registrations are down 37%.   

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Figures released today from SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) show that the total new car sales for 2014 (96,338) finished-up 30% ahead of 2013 (74,367). 

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Figures released today from SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) show that new car sales continue to show signs of growth, with the month of November registering a 12% (782) increase compared with this month last year (701). Total new car sales 95,989 show an increase of 30% on 2013 (73,454). 

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  •  Car sales to exceed 95,000 in 2014 
  •  €902million contributed to the Exchequer from new and used car sales
  •  142 plate delivers increased activity in Q3
  •  Employment in Motor Industry increases by 4,200 jobs
  •  New car sales could potentially get close to 120,000 in 2015
  •  Further new jobs forecast for the Motor Industry in 2015 
  •  Petrol, Diesel and new car prices down in 2014
  •  Motor insurance rises by 6.7% in 2014

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