A new survey carried out by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) found that 71% of respondents would recommend a career in the Industry to others. The survey of 140 women from across the industry was carried out as part of SIMI’s on-going drive to encourage more women to join what has traditionally been viewed as a male-dominated sector and coincided with the 7th Annual Women@SIMI event in conjunction with its sponsor Bank of Ireland. The event, which took place recently at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin, featured an impressive panel of guest speakers: Anne Cassin, Master of Ceremonies, Lucy Gaffney, current Director of Digicel Group and Sharon Keegan, founder of female-led athleisure wear company Peachy Lean.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), today released the official 221 new vehicle registration figures for April. New car registrations for April were up 10.3% (7,886) when compared to April 2021 (7,147). Registrations year to date are up 4.7% (57,776) on the same period last year (55,177) and are 20.9% behind (73,030) that of pre-Covid levels.
The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland, took place recently at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin. Oliver Callan, Master of ceremonies announced the accolades in front of over 500 senior Motor Industry figures.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), today released the official 221 new vehicle registration figures for February. New car registrations for February were down 12.2% (12,031) when compared to February 2021 (13,698). Registrations year to date are down 4.6% (37,058) on the same period last year (38,838).
A key environmental policy to have almost a million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030 will be a huge challenge unless the Government incentivises and supports dealing with the oldest polluting cars, while exponentially increasing the charging infrastructure nationwide, according to a new report for SIMI by Arup and economist Jim Power on reducing light fleet carbon emissions to achieve Government targets.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today released their official new vehicle statistics. To present a more accurate picture of the new vehicle registrations, it is important to compare registrations totals with the same period in 2019 (pre-COVID) when businesses were fully operational.