October was a good month for car sales in Israel. A total of 19,593 cars were sold in Israel in October, 14% more than the same month in 2012. So far, 2013 has been a banner year for car sales in Israel. A total of 184,305 cars were sold between January and October, 3.6% more than the same period in 2012. Industry experts said that importers have been discounting vehicles, which is encouraging potential buyers to commit to purchasing vehicles.