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SIMI through its Press Office keeps the public informed about the views and activities of the Irish Motor Industry by maintaining close contact with all sectors of the media.

If you have any media enquiries, please contact Suzanne Sheridan Press Office at suzanne@simi.ie or call 086/7398792. or 01/6761690

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The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), in association with DoneDeal, has released the Second Quarter Motor Industry Review for 2014. The Review, compiled by Economist Jim Power using data from SIMI and DoneDeal, covers all aspects of the Motor Industry including sales, job creation, fuel prices and vehicle safety.

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4,264 new cars were registered yesterday, on the first day of the new 142 registration plate. 

This compares to 1,924 on the first day last year. SIMI had previously outlined its hopes that more than 4,000 cars would be registered in the first week of the new 142 year. 

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Today is the first day of the new '142' registration plate, which means a new registration period for new car sales. Around 4,000 new cars are expected to be sold in the first week of the new 142 registration. 

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New car sales continue to grow in 2014 with May seeing a 6% increase on May last year. So far this year, 64,031 new cars have been sold, an increase of 12,481 on 2013.

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Dublin native James Brooks has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, the representative body for Vehicle manufacturers/distributors, Franchise Dealerships, Independent garages and many other businesses in the Motor Industry in Ireland. 

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The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), in association with DoneDeal, has released the First Quarter Motor Industry Review for 2014. The review, compiled by economist Jim Power using data from SIMI and DoneDeal, looks at all aspects of the motor industry and the socio-economic impacts on the area over the past several years and specifically for the first quarter of 2014. 

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Figures just released by the SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) for vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year show that new car sales are up by 26% on last year. At almost 50,000 cars sold, the first quarter of this year has outperformed all other periods since 2008.

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Vehicle Body Repairers from across Ireland were today awarded with a new standard called CSS (Certified Steel Standard). CSS is a national accreditation mark which offers consumers assurance that structural vehicle body repairs have been carried out to the highest possible standard.

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Figures just released by the SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) show that so far this year, new car sales are up by 28%. The confidence evident in January has continued into February with a 21% increase in car sales. 

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The SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry’s) held its 61st annual dinner at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Dublin on Friday with 600 Motor Industry guests in attendance.

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