« BackNew car sales rise in Kerry

Cars in carparkOver 2,250 (2,258) new cars have been sold in Kerry so far this year –  an increase of over 25 percent on the previous year.

New figures released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that new car registrations for May were down by 6pc compared to May 2015.

Nationally, the numbers of new cars registered has reached almost 100,000 for the first five months of the year, the highest number of recorded sales in the past seven years.

Volkswagen is still the country’s favourite make of car and the top selling car for the month of May was the Volkswagen Golf.

Black was the most popular colour for new cars sold in May.