Motor Industry Review – Q3 2015

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today launched the SIMI/DoneDeal 3rd Quarter Motor Industry Review. The report which was compiled by Economist Jim Power in association with DoneDeal provides key Industry information on 2015 up to the end of September and comments on the prospects for 2016. Some of the key stats from the report include: New car sales have increased by 30% so far this year 3,700 new jobs in Motor Industry since June 2014 Leitrim strongest growth of 44.6% new car sales Petrol prices declined by 11.8% Diesel prices declined by 16% in the year to September €3.5 billion worth of vehicles advertised 132 million visits to the DoneDeal motor section 715,827 cars advertised on DoneDeal this year 278,532 cars sold on DoneDeal this year Volkswagen was the top selling car brand followed by Ford and Toyota * Figures relate to DoneDeal.ie/Motor from January – September 2015 To read the full report, click here. #Motor #MotorIndustryReview