The New PEUGEOT 208 was crowned the 2020 Car of the Year on Monday, 2nd March in Geneva, by a panel of judges made up of 60 European automotive journalists. The jury appreciated the bold design and technology features onboard the all-new PEUGEOT 208, together with the “power of choice” customer offer; customers choose their preferred trim, then the powertrain, whether petrol, diesel or electric, without compromising on space, technology, looks or driving sensations.
Gowan Distributors, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, is pleased to announce the key appointment of Jana Solovjova, to the position of Marketing Manager. Jana will be charged with overseeing a national marketing and communications strategy to ensure the PEUGEOT brand continues its strategic growth path.
Gowan Distributors, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, has launched the all-new PEUGEOT e208, 3008 HYBRID4 and 508 HYBRID, as the lion-brand embraces a rapid electrification rollout in 2020. The new models complement existing petrol and diesel versions of their respective ranges and fulfil the new PEUGEOT philosophy of offering customers the option to choose the model, then the powertrain without compromising on space, technology, looks or driving sensations.
Gowan Distributors, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, has opened order books for the all-new PEUGEOT 2008 SUV with pricing announced for diesel and petrol models; diesel units have now arrived in Dealership forecourts this February, with petrol powertrains due this March.
The PEUGEOT Partner van, Continental Tyres Irish Van of the Year 2020, is Ireland’s best-selling van to date in 2020. Capturing a 8.9% share of the critical January market, Partner van sales grew +35.9% year-on-year.
Adams of Glin, Main PEUGEOT Dealer for County Limerick, has been presented with a PEUGEOT lifetime achievement award, in recognition of 50 years with the PEUGEOT franchise. The presentation was made to father and son, Sean and Shane Adams, at a black-tie event to mark Gowan Distributors’, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, 50 years in business.
Slattery’s Garage, Main PEUGEOT Dealer based in Puckane, has been presented with a PEUGEOT lifetime achievement award, in recognition of 50 years with the PEUGEOT franchise. The presentation was made to father, Michael Slattery Senior and his son, Michael Slattery, at a black-tie event to mark Gowan Distributors’, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, 50 years in business.
Hugo Loonam Motors, Main PEUGEOT Dealer for County Offaly, has clinched the PEUGEOT Sales Dealer of the Year 2019 title. The presentation was made to Dealer Principals, Hugo and Annette Loonam, at a black-tie event to mark Gowan Distributors’, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, 50 years in business.
Reen’s Rathmore, Main PEUGEOT Dealer for County Kerry, has taken the PEUGEOT Dealer of the Year title for the third consecutive year. The presentation was made to Dealer Principals, John and Tim Reen, together with their wives Nora and Cecilia Reen, at a black-tie event to mark Gowan Distributors’, PEUGEOT Importer in Ireland, 50 years in business.
The PEUGEOT Rifter, 508 and Partner van won their respective categories at the Continental Tyres Irish Car and Van of the Year 2020 awards, held at the Westin Hotel, Dublin and attended by motoring journalists and leading figures of the Irish Motor Industry.
Pricing and equipment levels for the new PEUGEOT 208 and e-208 range have been announced, with order books now officially open at local PEUGEOT Dealers, ahead of first deliveries in early 2020. Retail prices start from €18,300 plus delivery related charges, for the Active 1.2 PureTech 75bhp model.
The new PEUGEOT 508 plug-in HYBRID range has passed stringent certification tests under the new WLTP protocol with impressive results. The new 508 HYBRID range will go on sale in Ireland from December, with first units arriving in early 2020.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.