Car Sales Drop 18% In One Month

Car Sales in Ireland are the latest casualty of the credit crunch.

The total number of new private cars licensed last month was down 18% for April 2007 according to figures released from the CSO today.

The total of vehicles licensed dropped by 11% last month compared to April last year. The most popular new cars were Fords closely followed by Toyotas.


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