Ireland’s new-vehicle market continued its slide as sales fell 7.5% in 2003 to 179,840 units, following a 6.3% drop in the prior year. Ford Focus retains the title of Ireland's best-selling car. Last year’s new-car market was off 6.91% to 145,331 units, while the light-commercial segment slid 11.9% to 30,409. However, heavy-commercial trucks showed resilience, rising 7.5% to 4,100 units. Toyota Motor Corp. surrendered its passenger car sales crown to Ford Motor Co. after ...

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