Electric and hybrid cars now account for half of all new car sales here.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) says fully electric cars have seen the fastest growth with 4,161 vehicles sold in July. It's an increase of 52% compared to the same period last year.
Despite the increase, petrol is still the most popular car-type, accounting for 9,116 sales in the month of July.
So far this year 18,458 new electric cars have been registered in comparison to 11,175 (+65.17%) on the same period 2022.
New car registrations for the month of July were up 24% (27,148) when compared to July 2022 (21,904). Registrations year to date are up 20.1% (104,641) on the same period last year (87,115).