20 per cent rise in new car registrations in Kerry

simiThere’s been a 20% increase in the number of new cars bought in Kerry.

That’s according to figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

They show that so far this year 3,228 new cars have been registered in Kerry; that’s up from 2,691 for all of last year – a 20% jump.

Nationally, new car sales are up 17% at 146,175.