20 new cars purchased in Kerry in January.

20 new cars were bought in the county last month. 18 new vans or goods vehicles were purchased while just 1 person bought a motorcycle. Second hand cars proved popular last month in Kerry with 34 people purchasing previously owned vehicles.Nationally car sales have dropped by almost 5% last year over the previous year. There is still a heavy trend of people buying petrol over diesel cars, with over 1500 people buying petrol fuelled cars last month. The total number of new vehicles licensed last year was just over 140,000.