Ireland’s new-vehicle sales plunged 65.0% in the year’s first three months to 32,589 units, from 93,045 in like-2008. March new-car sales crashed 63.8% to 7,811 units from prior-year’s 21,590, Society of the Irish Motor Industry figures show. Light-commercial-vehicle deliveries dived 73.6% in March to 1,049 units, from 3,980 in like-2008. Year-to-date, light-commercial sales are off 79.8% to 3,527 units, from 17,445 prior-year. Heavy-vehicle registrations for the month plummeted 78.9% ...

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