New commercial vehicle sales figures for Q1
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry has today released its new commercial vehicle sales figures for the first quarter of 2023.
Light commercial vehicles are up 71.4 per cent (3,453) compared to March last year (2,015) and year to date are up 24 per cent (11,587).
HGV registrations are also showing an increase of 26.4 per cent (273) in comparison to March 2022 (216). Year to date HGVs are up 42.6 per cent (964).
Ford was the most popular LCV brand in Q1, selling 3,102 units. This was followed by Renault, Volkswagen, Toyota and Opel.
There were 1,171 units of the Renault Master sold in Q1, making it the most popular van so far this year.
In the HGV segment, Scania and Volvo topped Q1 sales, selling 268 and 263 units, respectively.