PEUGEOT received two awards at the 34th International Automobile Festival, held on 29 January 2019 at Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. The new PEUGEOT 508 won the Grand Prix award for Most Beautiful Car of the Year 2018 and the PEUGEOT e-LEGEND Concept received the Grand Prix award for the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year. Jean-Philippe Imparato, CEO of the PEUGEOT brand, and Gilles Vidal, PEUGEOT Design Director, collected the two prizes.
Registration figures released for the critical January new vehicle market, have seen the PEUGEOT brand deliver a combined passenger car and light commercial vehicle market share of 5.4% (+7.4% year-on-year), the highest the lion-brand has recorded in any January in Ireland since 2005.
Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, has released prices and specification for the new Partner van range, crowned International Van of the Year 2019 ahead of its launch. Boasting a new exterior styling, it is the first light commercial vehicle in the range to receive the acclaimed PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® interior.
Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, has released prices and specification for the rugged new Rifter. Equipped with the unique PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® interior, it features high levels of safety and comfort equipment and new-generation petrol and diesel engines.
Morrissey Motors, Main PEUGEOT Dealer, Kilkenny, has been awarded the title of PEUGEOT Parts Dealer of the Year. In recognition of excellence in Parts performance in 2018, the presentation was made to Eoghan Farrell, Aftersales Manager at the annual PEUGEOT Aftersales Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, attended by 70 Parts and Service Managers from around the country.
Kevin Egan Cars, Main PEUGEOT Dealer for Sligo, has been awarded the title of PEUGEOT Accessory Dealer of the Year. In recognition of excellence in Accessory sales performance in 2018, the presentation was made to Kevin Egan, Dealer Principal and Kyle Kane, Aftersales Manager at the annual PEUGEOT Aftersales Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, attended by 70 Parts and Service Managers from around the country.
Sean Lawless, Technical Advisor at Lynn Motors, Main PEUGEOT Dealer, Dundalk, has been awarded the title of PEUGEOT Technician of the Year, in association with TOTAL. In recognition of excellence in performance in 2018, the presentation was made to Sean at the annual PEUGEOT Aftersales Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, attended by 70 Parts and Service Managers from around the country.
Martin Kirwan, Aftersales Director at Mongey Plunkett Motors, Main PEUGEOT Dealer, North Road, Dublin 11, has been awarded the title of PEUGEOT Service Manager of the Year. In recognition of excellence in Aftersales performance in 2018, the presentation was made to Martin at the annual PEUGEOT Aftersales Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, attended by 70 Parts and Service Managers from around the country.
Bluebell Motor Company, Main PEUGEOT Dealer, Dublin 12, has been awarded the top title, Aftersales Dealer of the Year 2018, a new annual award bestowed upon a PEUGEOT Dealer, in recognition of combined Service and Parts performance excellence. The presentation was made to Ian Douglas, Service Manager and Cormac Malone, Parts Manager at the annual PEUGEOT Aftersales Conference, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone and attended by 70 Parts and Service Managers from around the country.
Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, has released prices and specification for the radical new 508 fastback. Boasting the latest-generation PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® and a sharper, sleeker design than its predecessor, the much-anticipated new PEUGEOT 508 promises to deliver exemplary road-handling, high performance petrol and diesel powertrains, countless technology features and a quantum leap in quality.
Peugeot has announced its sensational ADDvantage offers open to customers during the Peugeot Drivetime event, now on at Peugeot Dealerships nationwide. With PCP and HP low cost finance from 3.9% APR, plus a five year extended warranty across the passenger car range, plus scrappage of up to €4,000 or a deposit contribution of up to €750, demand for the Peugeot range continues to strengthen. Peugeot vans benefit from a 3.9% APR HP finance rate, plus scrappage up to €4,000, adding up to a great deal for businesses.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced a price-freeze for diesel versions of the multi-award winning Peugeot 3008 SUV, Irish Car of the Year 2018. An expected price rise due to a 1% VRT increase, announced by Government in Budget 2019 and applicable to all new 191-registered diesel passenger cars, will be absorbed on all new 3008 diesel models for the month of January 2019.
For the second consecutive year, Reen’s Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealer for County Kerry, has been crowned Peugeot Dealers of the Year. The presentation was made to Dealer Principals, John and Tim Reen, at the annual Peugeot Dealer Conference at the Castleknock Hotel and Spa, Dublin.
Flack Bros, Main Peugeot Dealer for County Monaghan, has been crowned Peugeot Sales Dealer of the Year 2018. A new annual award bestowed upon a Peugeot Dealer, the presentation was made to Dealer Principal, Noelle Flack and Melvin Jordan, at the Peugeot Dealer Conference at the Castleknock Hotel and Spa, Dublin.
PEUGEOT has announced details of its new Plug-in Hybrid petrol engine range. The new engines will power the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV and the all-new PEUGEOT 508 and 508 SW, from late 2019. PEUGEOT will showcase the new engine range at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show this October.
The all-new PEUGEOT Partner was elected International Van of the Year 2019 on Wednesday 19 September in Hannover. Mr Jarlath Sweeny, Chairman of the IVOTY jury, presented PEUGEOT’s parent company, the PSA Group, with the much coveted trophy.
PEUGEOT will unveil its vision for the future at this year’s Paris Motor Show. The e-LEGEND concept exemplifies the brand’s rich heritage, hinting at the iconic PEUGEOT 504 Coupé, yet it is a fully autonomous, electric and connected vehicle of the future.
Groupe PSA has underlined its clear intention to further strengthen its market share lead of more than 30% in the European compact van market, with the launch of a new generation of the highly-successful Peugeot Partner, alongside its sister vans from Citroën and Opel.
Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importers in Ireland, will unveil a trio of new models at the National Ploughing Championships, 18th to 20th September at Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. With over 300,000 visitors expected at the show, the radical new PEUGEOT 508, rugged Rifter MPV and the eagerly-awaited new Partner van will each make their Irish debut on the PEUGEOT stand, ahead of their official launches in early 2019.
The new PEUGEOT 5008 has taken top spot in the large 7-seat SUV segment for the first six months of 2018. Big brother to the multi-award-winning PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, Irish Car of the Year 2018, the stylish new 5008 has taken a whopping 14% of the D-SUV year to date. The sophisticated new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV features three rows of seats and the PEUGEOT iCockpit® combining a compact steering wheel, touchscreen and digital instrumentation across the range for maximum control and safety.
PEUGEOT recorded the strongest growth in the Irish new car market at +53% for the first six months of 2018, as demand for the PEUGEOT range continues to soar. The success comes on the back of the success of the award-winning PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, Irish Car of the Year 2018 and the much-sought-after new 5008 7-seat SUV.
For the fourth year in a row, PEUGEOT’s Turbo PureTech petrol engine was awarded International Engine of the Year, for the 1.0 litre to 1.4 litre category. Presented with the 2018 accolade by a panel of judges at the 20th awards in Stuttgart, the PureTech engine offers excellent performance, fuel consumption and efficiency.
PEUGEOT has unveiled the all-new SW version of the PEUGEOT 508, bringing a new sense of style to the highly competitive D-segment estate car market. Rewriting all the design cues in the segment, the all-new PEUGEOT 508 SW brings the radical styling traits of the 508 saloon, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March, to the estate car.
Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importers in Ireland, has announced details of sizzling hot 182-PEUGEOT ADDvantage offers, available for a limited time only this summer. Customers who order their new 182-PEUGEOTpassenger car or light commercial van before 30 June, will avail of finance from as low as 0%, either scrappage up to €4,000 or a deposit contribution of up to €1,000 on younger trade ins, plus free equipment upgrades on a number of models. PEUGEOT ADDvantage also brings extra peace of mind motoring, thanks to a five year extended warranty offered across the PEUGEOT car range.
Whilst the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV scooped gold in both the Car of the Year and Mid-Size SUV categories, topping the poles as the “Best Car to Own”, in the latest Auto Express Driver Power survey, its little brother, the compact 2008 SUV, made headlines for itself.
Recording an overall satisfaction score of 93.88%, the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has scooped gold in both the Car of the Year and Mid-Size SUV categories, topping the polls as the “Best Car to Own”, in the latest Auto Express Driver Power survey.
PEUGEOT maintained its tremendous growth in passenger car sales in February, recording a 78.5% year to date increase. The lion-brand thus remains the fastest growing car brand in Ireland in 2018, enjoying a 4.2% combined car and van market share.
With the world premiere of the new PEUGEOT RIFTER planned for the Geneva Motor Show, PEUGEOT will also take the opportunity to showcase a new concept car: the new PEUGEOT RIFTER 4 x 4 CONCEPT. Boasting an even more striking and assertive character, the RIFTER 4 x 4 is built for adventure on all types of terrain. Fitted with an Overland roof tent and housing a new all-electric PEUGEOT mountain bike, the RIFTER 4 x 4 is designed for adventures.
PEUGEOT will present a Lion of extraordinary proportions at the Geneva Motor Show this March. At 12.5m long and 4.8m tall, the monumental sculpture symbolises the pride, strength and excellence of the PEUGEOT brand and its 200+ year history. This spectacular and timeless work of art has been created by the designers of the PEUGEOT Design Lab, headed by Irishman, Cathal Loughnane.
The first images of the new PEUGEOT 508 have been unveiled. The radical new exterior design is sharper and more robust, while the car’s spectacular interior includes an evolution of the iconic PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®. Promising exemplary road-handling, new engines, countless technology features and a quantum leap in quality, the new PEUGEOT 508 sets a world class standard within the D-segment and further supports the Brand’s upmarket strategy.
The 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March, will see the public unveiling of the new PEUGEOT RIFTER, ahead of its worldwide commercial launch this September. Replacement to the popular Tepee and fully anchored in the premium style of the lion-brand’s latest creations, the new PEUGEOT RIFTER adopts a resolutely innovative silhouette; robust yet sleek, it is solidly built for everyday adventures.
Forerunner and historical leader of the Leisure Activity Vehicle (LAV) segment in Europe, Groupe PSA will further consolidate its leadership, by giving its line-up a new dimension with the announcement of three latest-generation models, designed for very different brand environments under the Peugeot, Citroën and Opel marques.
Peugeot recorded the strongest performance in the Irish new car market this January, as demand for the Peugeot range continues to soar; the lion brand saw a huge 71% increase in passenger car registrations for the first month of 2018.