Ireland’s new-car buyers, lured by a new split-year number plate system, swamped dealer salesrooms and pushed July sales up 183.1% to 11,840 units. There were 864 more cars sold last month than in June-July 2012 combined. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says it was the best July result since 2008, prior to the start of the global recession. SIMI Director General Alan Nolan says deliveries of cars with the new 132 plate have exceeded the industry's ...

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