European car sales rise in August, ending 13 month run of falls

European new car registrations grew in August, bringing an end to 13 months of consecutive decline, data from the region’s carmaker association showed today. The number of new vehicles registered in the European Union, Britain and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) grew by 3.4% on the year to 748,961 units, the European Automobile Manufacturers…

Cost-of-living crisis adding to competitiveness challenge – NCPC

The global cost-of-living crisis has added to the urgency for the Government to address Ireland’s competitiveness and productivity position. This is according to the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council, as it launches its 2022 Competitiveness Challenge report. The publication of this year’s study coincides with an economic environment in which businesses and consumers are grappling…