They are up by 16%.
There's been a significant jump in new car registrations in Kildare.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says 4,085 cars have been sold in the county between January and August.
That's a 16% increase on the same period last year, when 3,522 cars were registered in Kildare.
Nationally, registrations are up by 25.1%.
August New Car Registrations Up 25%; Budgetary measures need to build on momentum of lower emitting vehicles— SIMI_IE (@SIMI_IE) September 1, 2021
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