30% of all new cars on Irish roads are now automatics. That’s according to new research from DoneDeal on trends in the new car sales market for Q1 2019. In the year to the end of March, over 19,000 automatics rolled off the nation’s forecourts – an all-time high for the transmission type. That’s a 216% increase compared with the same time period 5 years ago when just 6,000 new automatics were sold in the state. The best-selling automatic car makes in the opening three months
Nearly four years after its original announcement, Aston Martin have unveiled their first all-electric car, the “Rapide E”, but only 155 will ever be produced. No price has been announced yet – but Aston Martin say the Rapide E will travel over 350 kilometres on a single charge and can go from 0 to 100km in under four seconds. The Rapide E will be built in South Wales, the same location where Aston Martin plans to build the all-electric vehicles for their Lagonda brand. The c
Seat Ireland has announced a 7% year-on-year increase in sales, resulting in a record 3.34% Irish market share for the Spanish manufacturer. Key to this success was the performance of their SUV range, with the Seat Arona accounting for 29% of overall Seat new car sales in Q1, a 69% increase on the same period in 2018. Niall Phillips, Brand Director at SEAT Ireland commented, “We have really hit the ground running in 2019 and as we reflect on very strong sales for Q1, we can c
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