Ireland’s new vehicle sales unexpectedly plunged 18.6% in February, bringing urgent calls for the government to cut the high taxes now paid by motorists. New car sales were down 18.6% year-on-year to 19,662, while light commercial sales plunged 21.1% to 3,548 units. However, the small-heavy-vehicle sector saw sales rise 9.6% to 447 units. Irish sales fall blamed on taxes. For the year’s first two months, new vehicle sales of 62,316 units slipped 5.5% from 65,959 units in ...
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