Brendan Grace

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Electric Cars Sales Almost Triple The Number Sold This Time Last Year

In total, 116,888 new cars have been registered so far in 2019, down 7% on 2018. 

There's been nearly triple the number of electric cars sold so far this year compared to the same period in 2018. 

3,420 new electric vehicles have been registered compared to 1,224 last year. 

In total, 116,888 new cars have been registered so far in 2019, down 7% on 2018. 

1,341 were sold in Laois, with motorists in Offaly buying 1,263, and 1,584 new cars were driven off the forecourts in Westmeath. 

While imported used cars are up over 9% to more than 103,000. 

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