An extra 70 new 221 T plate registration were bought so far in 2022 compared to same time last year.
That’s according to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry data for the first five months of 2022.
The figures show the Premier County is above the national trend for year on year new car sales with a 4.12% in the county with the national percentage standing at 3.2%.
Nationally electric Vehicle, Plug-in Hybrids and Hybrids continue to increase their market share, with a combined market share now of 43.14%.
Petrol continues to remain dominant with 27.96%, Diesel accounts for 26.46%, Hybrid 22.87%, Electric 13.10% and Plug-in Electric Hybrid 7.17%.