The Irish motor industry is hemorrhaging jobs as sales show little sign of recovering. New-car sales fell 34.7% in September to just 2,259 units, leaving the year-to-date total down a massive 63.0% at 55,136. Light-commercial vehicle registrations for the month fell 35.0% to 645 units, putting the 9-month total down 70.4% at 8,372. The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says the market is now at a level that cannot sustain current automotive employment. “Our industry has continued to ...
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