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Ireland's Passenger Cars Sales (April 2020)

Language: English
Provider: Helgi Analytics
Pages: 16

Sales of new passenger cars in Ireland reached 7.16 thousand in April 2021, according to ACEA. This is 1%, or 6.82 thousand more than in the previous year. In the first four months of 2021, some 55.3 thousand cars were sold, up 7.27% yoy.

In the first quarter of 2021, sales of new electrically-chargeable passenger cars reached 5.55 thousand in Ireland, up 107% yoy. Together with hybrid and other alternative fuels, sale of alternative fuel vehicles reached 30.7% of all new cars sold.

Sales of traditionally-powered vehicles using petrol and diesel reached 33.3 thousand or 69.3% of total in the first quarter of 2021 in Ireland. The share of petrol reached 32.7% and of diesel-powered vehicles 36.6% of all new passenger cars sold.

In Europe, sales of new cars rose 256% to 1,040 thousand in April. Within the first four months of the year, the increase reached 23.1% as 4,121 thousand cars were sold.

Volkswagen Group sold the most cars in April 2021 in Europe, some 280 thousand vehicles representing 27.0% of the European market. Sales of PSA Group amounted to 162 thousand vehicles (or 15.5% of the market) while Renault Group and Hyundai Group held 8.10% and 7.50% of the market. Overall, the five largest manufacturers sold 65.5% of all new cars in April.

Ireland | May 21, 2021