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.
The Peugeot brand sold 2.1 million new vehicles in 2017, demonstrating strong growth acceleration, with worldwide sales up 10.4%. Of particular note, the lion-brand sold nearly 600,000 SUVs in 2017, recording +60% growth in SUV segments.
“El Matador” Carlos Sainz and co-driver, Lucas Cruz brought their n°303 Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi to a magnificent victory at the 40th Dakar Rally this weekend, with a 43 minute 40 second advantage over the nearest rivals. The third consecutive win for Team Peugeot Total, on the most demanding rally in the world, came only after battling 8,793km of dunes, mountain passes and rocky tracks through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, is pleased to announce key personnel appointments. Geraldine Browne has been appointed Quality and Brand Standards Manager, whilst Ray Finlay joins Gowan Distributors Ltd as Regional Sales Development Manager.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Egan Cars, Carraroe, Sligo, to the Peugeot Dealer Network of Ireland. The appointment comes as building works commence on a green-field site in Carraroe that will see the development of an 850 sq ft showroom to house the Peugeot franchise.
The new Peugeot 5008 seven seater SUV, will take pride of place in Peugeot Dealerships, alongside the Peugeot 2008, Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017 and the revolutionary new 3008 SUV, Irish Car of the Year 2018, during the Peugeot SUV Drivetime event up to 22nd December.
The new Peugeot 3008 SUV was crowned Irish Car of the Year 2018, in association with Continental Tyres, at a gala event in The Gibson Hotel, Dublin, attended by leading figures in the Irish Motor Industry and motoring journalists. Awarded the Continental Irish Compact SUV of the Year 2018 category winner, the 3008 SUV then beat off stiff competition from eight other category winners, to take the overall title crown.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the 181 Peugeot ADDvantage offers, available for a limited time only, at Peugeot Dealerships nationwide. With sensational seasonal offers open to customers who order their new 181 Peugeot before 31st December, Peugeot ADDvantage brings peace of mind motoring, all at a reduced monthly cost, with equipment for free on specific models. Taking pride of place in Dealer showrooms will be the new Peugeot SUV range, to include the 2008 SUV, Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017, the 3008 SUV, Car of the Year 2017 and the highly anticipated new Peugeot 5008 7-seater SUV, just arrived.
The Tim Kelly Group, has taken delivery of a fleet of new Peugeot Partner and Expert vans from Kenny Galway, Main Peugeot Dealers for Galway city and county. The company is renowned as one of the leading specialists in the provision of mechanical, engineering, electrical, fire protection and technology services to a vast range of sectors in Ireland: commercial, data centre, schools, manufacturing, infrastructure, hospitality, pharmaceutical and healthcare. The investment in the new fleet comes at a time when the company’s portfolio and client list continues to expand.
Mike Shaughnessy of J.J. Burke Car Sales, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo has been crowned TOTAL Peugeot Technician of the year 2017, in association with Finol Oils, at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference, held at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin on Friday 20th October and attended by 60 Peugeot Parts and Service Managers from across the country. Mike, a long-time employee at the Ballinrobe dealership was “thrilled and surprised” when he was presented with the trophy.
Trinity Peugeot, Main Peugeot Dealers, Ardcavan, Wexford, has been awarded Peugeot Accessories Dealer of the Year 2017. Seamus Furlong, Parts Manager at Trinity Peugeot was presented with the trophy at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference, held at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin on Friday 20th October, attended by 60 Peugeot Parts and Service Managers from across the country.
Hugo Loonam Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers in Cloghan, County Offaly, has been awarded Peugeot Parts Dealer of the Year 2017. Damien Carroll, Parts Manager and Michael Dooley, Workshop Manager at Hugo Loonam Motors were presented with the trophy at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference, held at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin on Friday 20th October, attended by 60 Peugeot Parts and Service Managers from across the country.
Billy Clifford, Service Manager at Reen’s Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealers in County Kerry, has been awarded Peugeot Service Manager of the Year 2017. The Tralee-man has fifteen years’ experience in the Irish Motor Industry, but has worked at the Reen’s family-run Dealership in Rathmore since just January 2016.
The Peugeot brand was the best-selling light commercial van brand in Monaghan for the month of August, continuing the trend as best-selling van brand in 2017. High demand for the best-selling Peugeot Partner van, the load-lugging Boxer van and the excellent new Peugeot Expert van, Irish Van of the Year 2017 has placed Peugeot firmly at the top of the Monaghan sales charts this year.
The Peugeot brand was the best-selling light commercial van brand in the Kingdom of Kerry for the month of August. Achieving a huge 28% county Kerry market share, the lion-brand is enjoying a surge in consumer interest across the award-winning Peugeot range of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.
The Peugeot brand was the best-selling light commercial van brand in Offaly for the month of August. High demand for the best-selling Peugeot Partner van, the load-lugging Boxer van and the excellent new Peugeot Expert van, Irish Van of the Year 2017 has placed Peugeot firmly at the top of the Offaly sales charts.
The Peugeot brand was the best-selling car brand in the county of Kilkenny for the month of August. Achieving a huge 11.3% county Kilkenny market share, the lion-brand is enjoying a surge in consumer interest across the award-winning Peugeot range of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.
Peugeot is gearing up for a busy show at the 2017 National Ploughing Championships, returning to Screggan, Tullamore from 19 to 21 September. The new Peugeot 5008 seven seater SUV, will take pride of place on the Peugeot stand for its first public unveiling in Ireland.
The highly anticipated new Peugeot 5008 SUV, big sister to the award winning Peugeot 3008 SUV, Car of the Year 2017, is now on sale in Ireland, with demonstrator vehicles arriving in Peugeot Dealer showrooms this August: initial retail volumes will arrive in September, with production increasing from October.
The Red Dot Product Design Awards gala was held this year on 3 July in Essen, Germany. Peugeot won two awards for its innovative achievements, for the exterior and interior design of the new Peugeot 3008 SUV, Car of the Year 2017, and for the e-Kick scooter; the electrically-assisted e-Kick scooter, developed in conjunction with MICRO, is a new solution from Peugeot for urban mobility.
With 1,025 000 units sold by end of June and a 15% increase in world-wide sales, Peugeot's strong performance is on track to meet a target figure of 2 million vehicle sales in 2017. The solid sales performance is driven by the demand across the entire Peugeot passenger car and light commercial vehicle range.
Following 2 consecutive victories at the epic Dakar Rally in 2016 and 2017, Peugeot Sport has revealed the successor to the Peugeot 3008DKR that conquered South America in January 2017.
Peugeot's PureTech 1.2 turbo petrol engine was awarded a class win in the 1.0 litre – 1.4 litre category at the 18th International Engine of the Year Awards for the 3rd consecutive year.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the exceptional 172-Sensation Days event offers at Peugeot Dealerships, now on. Passenger car offers include a five year warranty plus finance from as low as 0% APR, with up to €4,500 scrappage or €1,500 deposit contributions on selected models...
A further three Peugeot Dealers in Ireland have successfully met new, stringent customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a programme called Organisation et éveloppement des Activités de Service (ODAS). Trinity Peugeot Wexford, Morrissey Motors Kilkenny and Reen’s Rathmore, County Kerry are the latest Peugeot Dealers to win a seal of approval from appointed administrators, the UK specialists, MXS International.
In unveiling the new-generation Peugeot 308 today, Peugeot is writing the latest chapter in the long story of its historically best-selling model. Boasting new styling, advanced driver assistance systems, the latest-generation powertrains and debuting a new 8-speed automatic gearbox, the new Peugeot 308 will be in Dealer showrooms in Ireland this autumn, ahead of the 181-registration period.
The new-generation Expert has been crowned Irish Van of the Year 2017, alongside its sister vans the Citroen Dispatch and Toyota Proace. The award was voted upon by a jury of Ireland’s most experienced van journalists, in association with Continental Tyres.
Peugeot will present its expanding SUV range, a new Partner Tepee Electric, a new eBike, three new scooters and a new Instinct Concept car, at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. With a surface area of 2,300 m2, visitors to the Peugeot stand will also discover the brand’s full car range and a Peugeot Sport section, where the winning 3008 DKR model will be displayed, fresh from victory at the 2017 Dakar race.
The new Peugeot 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on Monday 6 March in Geneva by a judging panel, comprising 58 European journalists.
The eagerly awaited, multi-award winning new Peugeot 3008 is now on sale in Ireland, with first vehicles arriving in Peugeot Dealer showrooms this March. Featuring the latest-generation Peugeot iCockpit® with digital instrumentation as standard across the range, the all-new Peugeot 3008 SUV is a sophisticated and stylish vehicle that combines efficiency and high-levels of safety and technological equipment.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, is pleased to announce key personnel appointments for 2017.
Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, announced the 2016 Peugeot Dealer Aftersales award winners at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference, held at Croke Park last month....
Slattery’s Garage, Main Peugeot Dealers in Puckane, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by Automobiles Peugeot and the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS).
The eagerly awaited new Peugeot 3008 is now available to order this December, with first vehicles due to arrive in Dealership showrooms across Ireland by early February 2017....
The new Peugeot 2008 was crowned Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017 at the Irish Car of the Year Awards, in association with Continental Tyres, which took place at the Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry on October 27th.