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NEW 208 ON SCHEDULE TO ARRIVE FOR CRITICAL JAN 2020 SALES

NEWS 14 10 2019

New Peugeot 208

Gowan Distributors, Peugeot Importer in Ireland, will introduce the all-new, futuristic 208 to Dealer showrooms just in time for the forthcoming January 2020 registration plate. Available from launch with a choice of petrol, diesel or electric powertrains, the new 208 brings to market the latest-generation i-Cockpit and 3D head-up display, together with a range of driving aids usually reserved for much more expensive models. 

PEUGEOT CONCEPT BOXER REINVENTS CAMPER VANS

NEWS 25 09 2019

Boxer 4x4 Concept

PEUGEOT has released photos of its new Boxer 4X4 concept, ahead of its world unveiling at the international Recreational Vehicle Show, being held at Le Bourget from 28 September to 06 October 2019. Designed to cross all types of terrain with ease, the concept boasts DANGEL all-wheel drive, increased ground clearance and BF Goodrich off-road tyres. It will be on show sporting a Canadian walnut canoe on its roof rack and the latest-generation PEUGEOT electrically assisted mountain bike on a rear hitch support.

PEUGEOT TO UNVEIL ALL-NEW 208 AT PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

NEWS 10 09 2019

New Peugeot 208

With over 300,000 visitors expected, Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, will host a preview of the futuristic new 208 hatchback at the National Ploughing Championships, 17th to 19th September at Fenagh, Co. Carlow, along with the full range of PEUGEOT passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. 

PEUGEOT PROUD TO SUPPORT MILES FOR SMILES

NEWS 09 09 2019

Peugeot RMHC

Gowan Distributors, Peugeot Importer in Ireland, has teamed up with Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) and Bikers Ride out for Prems, as official car partner to the Miles for Smiles event, taking place from 12th to 15th September. 

PEUGEOT UNLEASHES 300BHP HYBRID MODEL, EMITTING JUST 29G CO2

NEWS 02 09 2019

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid

A new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV plug-in hybrid model has been unveiled. The most powerful road-going PEUGEOT ever, the new 3008 HYBRID4 boasts 4-wheel drive and a combined 300bhp, yet it emits just 29g CO2/km and consumes a meagre 1.3l / 100km of fuel under WLTP (Real World Driving) standards. The model, available in the top-of-the-range GT trim, will be launched across Europe from October 2019.  Prices and final specifications will be announced closer to launch.

LANSDOWNE DRIVES FORWARD WITH PEUGEOT SANDYFORD PARTNERSHIP

NEWS 14 08 2019

Lansdowne Sandyford

Sandyford Motor Centre, Main PEUGEOT Dealer in South Dublin, is the new, official car partner to Lansdowne Football Club. A new PEUGEOT 5008 7-seat SUV has been presented to Coach, Mike Ruddock, whilst a new Partner will be used as the official kit van at the celebrated rugby club. New-season Lansdowne Road Football Club jerseys will sport PEUGEOT and Sandyford Motor Centre branding.

PEUGEOT ELECTRIC REVOLUTION CONTINUES AS NEW 2008 REVEALED

NEWS 19 06 2019

New 2008 SUV

PEUGEOT has released the first images of the all-new 2008 SUV. The new-look 2008 offers a choice of 100% electric, petrol or diesel powertrains and adopts the very latest equipment and driving aids, together with PEUGEOT’s latest-generation 3D i-Cockpit. Due in Ireland in spring 2020, prices and equipment levels for the new 2008 and e-2008 range will be announced closer to launch.

All-New PEUGEOT 508 SW Pricing and Specification Revealed

NEWS 17 06 2019

New 508 SW

Pricing and specifications for the all-new PEUGEOT 508 SW have been announced for the Irish market, with the versatile estate model retailing from €34,110 plus delivery related charges for the Active 1.5 BlueHDi diesel 130bhp 6-speed manual version. 

PEUGEOT 192-Drivetime Event Now on Nationwide

NEWS 14 06 2019

192 SUV RANGE v2

Gowan Distributors Limited, PEUGEOT Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the PEUGEOT Drivetime event and sizzling hot 192-offers, available for a limited time only this summer. Customers who register their new 192-PEUGEOT passenger car or light commercial van before 31st July, can avail of finance from as low as 3.9%, plus either scrappage up to €4,000, or a deposit contribution of up to €750 on younger trade ins. A five-year extended warranty offered across the PEUGEOT car range also brings extra peace of mind motoring.

PEUGEOT 3008 SUV Wins Auto Trader's 'New Car of the Year'

NEWS 21 05 2019

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The PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has been presented with the “New Car of the Year” accolade at the third annual Auto Trader New Car Awards ceremony in London. The win is the 66th award for the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV.

JD Power Study Awards PEUGEOT “Most Dependable Brand” Title

NEWS | 10 05 2019

Peugeot 108, 208, 308 & 2008 SUV

Over 11,000 car owners have voted PEUGEOT the “Most Dependable Brand,” ahead of key rivals, in the 2019 JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Survey. PEUGEOT ranked highest overall, among all brands, with the lowest number of problems experienced, followed by Skoda in second place and Hyundai in third.

Kenny Peugeot Driving Force Behind Galway Senior Hurling

NEWS | 09 05 2019

Kenny Galway Hurling Kit Van

Kenny Galway, Main PEUGEOT Dealer in Galway City, has presented the Galway Senior Hurling Team with a new kit van for 2019. The PEUGEOT Expert van was proudly presented to James ‘Tex’ Callaghan, Galway Senior Hurling Team Kitman and members of the Galway Senior Hurling panel, for the forthcoming season.

ADAMS OF GLIN CELEBRATES HALF A CENTURY OF PEUGEOT

NEWS | 26 03 2019

Adams 50

Adams of Glin, Main PEUGEOT Dealer in Glin, Co Limerick, is celebrating 50 years with the PEUGEOT brand in 2019, enjoying status as the oldest continuous PEUGEOT dealership in the country.

PEUGEOT Unveils Futuristic New 208 Ahead of Geneva

NEWS | 25 02 2019

New Peugeot 208

Celebrating 208 years of automotive excellence, PEUGEOT has unveiled the first images of the new 208 range, ahead of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Available from launch with a choice of petrol, diesel or electric powertrains, the new 208 breaks new ground with the latest-generation i-Cockpit and 3D head-up display, together with a range of driving aids usually reserved for prestige models.

PEUGEOT Cycles Announces Comeback to Competition

NEWS | 22 02 2019

Peugeot Cycles

Celebrating over 130 years of bicycle manufacturing excellence, and with ten years of expertise in e-Bike production alone, PEUGEOT Cycles is making a comeback to competition in 2019. Entering the World E-Bike Series (WES), the inaugural international electric mountain-bike series, the PEUGEOT riders, their bikes and their sponsors will be revealed on 22 February at the PEUGEOT Design Lab Studio in Vélizy (France).

PEUGEOT SPORT Engineered 508 Concept Car Unveiled

NEWS | 21 02 2019

PEUGEOT SPORT 508

PEUGEOT will present an electrifying 400bhp PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED 508 Concept Car at the Geneva Motor Show this March, a prelude to the development of a new range of compelling electric vehicles from the lion-brand. The concept car, a derivative of the PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID fastback, due in showrooms at the end of 2019, combines a level of high performance never seen before from a PEUGEOT vehicle, with low emissions of just 49g CO2, together with svelte, stylish looks.

PEUGEOT Electrifies with New Brand Signature

NEWS | 20 02 2019

Peugeot eSignature

To mark a new milestone in the history of the lion-brand and the transition to electrification of all its models from 2019, PEUGEOT is officially launching its new brand signature: MOTION & e-MOTION. The 2019 Geneva Motor Show will see the new signature rolled out in every country and in every statement of the brand: advertising, literature, trade shows and point of sale.

PEUGEOT Launches Trio of Major New Models

NEWS | 20 02 2019

Peugeot 508

PEUGEOT has launched a trio of major new models. The radical new 508 fastback, rugged Rifter and the eagerly-awaited new Partner, International Van of the Year 2019, are now on sale and available to test drive at PEUGEOT dealerships nationwide. The launches add further strength to the lion-brand's popular model line-up, which continues to attract strong consumer demand.

PEUGEOT Scoops 2 Major Awards at Automobile Festival

NEWS | 01 02 2019

Peugeot 508

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.

PEUGEOT Brand Delivers Highest Market Share in Over a Decade

NEWS | 01 02 2019

Peugeot SUV Range

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.

PEUGEOT Announces Prices for International Van of the Year

NEWS | 06 12 18

PEUGEOT PARTNER VOTY

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. 

New PEUGEOT Rifter Prices and Equipment Released

NEWS | 06 12 18

Peugeot Rifter

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 - PEUGEOT Parts Dealer of the Year

NEWS | 21 11 18

Morrissey Motors Peugeot Parts Dealer of the Year

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 - PEUGEOT Accessory Dealer of the Year

NEWS | 20 11 18

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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.

Lynn Motor's Sean Lawless: Peugeot Technician of the Year

NEWS | 19 11 18

Lynn Motors Peugeot Technician of the Year

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.

Mongey Plunkett's Martin Kirwan: Service Manager of the Year

NEWS | 16 11 18

Mongey Plunkett Peugeot Service Manager of the Year

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 - Aftersales Dealer of the Year

NEWS | 16 11 18

Bluebell Motor Co Peugeot Aftersales Dealer of the Year

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.

PEUGEOT Releases Prices & Specification for Radical New 508

NEWS | 13 11 2018

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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. 

Take ADDvantage of Peugeot's Sensational 191 Offers

NEWS | 05 11 2018

Peugeot Drivetime

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.

Peugeot Price Protects Multi-Award Winning Peugeot 3008 SUV

NEWS | 02 11 2018

Peugeot 3008

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. 

Reen’s Rathmore Crowned Peugeot Dealer of the Year Again

NEWS | 16 10 2018

Reens Peugeot Dealer of the Year 2018

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 Monaghan crowned Peugeot Sales Dealer of the Year

NEWS | 16 10 2018

Flacks Peugeot Sales Dealer of the Year 2018 (1)

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 Unveils New Plug-in Hybrid Engine Range

NEWS | 26 09 2018

Peugeot Hybrid Electric

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.

New PEUGEOT Partner is International Van of the Year 2019

NEWS | 25 09 2018

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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 Unveils Vision of Future with e-LEGEND Concept

NEWS | 25 09 2018

Peugeot e-LEGEND

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.

European Leader, Groupe PSA Launches Hat Trick of New Vans

NEWS | 30 08 2018

New Peugeot Partner

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. 

Peugeot to Unveil Trio of New Models at Ploughing 2018

NEWS | 27 08 2018

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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.

PEUGEOT 5008 SUV is Ireland's Best Selling 7-Seat in Class

NEWS | 04 07 2018

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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 is the Fastest Growing Car Brand in Ireland in 2018

NEWS | 02 07 2018

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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.

PEUGEOT's PureTech Petrol Engine wins 4th Award in a Row

AWARDS | 06 06 2018

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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.

New PEUGEOT 508 SW Brings Sleek Style to Estate Car Market

NEWS | 06 06 2018

New Peugeot 508 SW

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.

Take ADDvantage of Sizzling Hot 182-Offers from PEUGEOT

NEWS | 29 05 2018

Peugeot 108, 208, 308 & 2008 SUV

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.

Auto Express: “Peugeot 2008 SUV is Faultless"

NEWS | 02 05 2018

2008 SUV

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.

Peugeot 3008 SUV voted 'Best Car to Own'

AWARDS | 19 04 2018

AUTO EXPRESS CAR OF THE YEAR

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 Maintains Momentum in February

NEWS | 01 03 2018

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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.

Reach for the Stars in the PEUGEOT Rifter 4x4 Concept

NEWS | 22 02 2018

Peugeot Rifter 4x4 Concept

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 to Unveil Monumental Lion Sculpture at Geneva

NEWS | 22 02 2018

Peugeot Lion

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.

Radical New Peugeot 508 to Debut at Geneva Motor Show 2018

NEWS | 22 02 2018

Peugeot 508

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.

New Peugeot Rifter is Ready for Action!

NEWS | 20 02 2018

Peugeot Rifter

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.

New Generation Leisure Activity Vehicles for PSA Groupe

NEWS | 13 02 2018

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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 Records Strongest Performance in Irish Car Market

NEWS | 01 02 2018

Peugeot SUV Range

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.