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Peugeot Reveals Line Up for 65th Frankfurt Motor Show
New Models | 27 08 2013 Peugeot Reveals Line Up for 65th Frankfurt Motor Show Peugeot’s 30-car exhibition at the 65th Frankfurt Motor Show will undoubtedly prove a popular destination when the brand will showcase its very latest new models and innovations to the world, highlighting its continued move up market. The marque will debut its latest model, the new Peugeot 308, alongside the thrilling 308 R Concept, the new RCZ R Sports Coupe, the astonishing 208 T16 Pikes Peak car, a 2008 Hybrid Air Concept and the 208 HYbrid FE demonstrator. The range of new vehicles will be complemented by new BlueHDi models, featuring Euro 6 diesel emissions control technology, available from the end of 2013. More
Peugeot to Demonstrate Low CO2 Leadership at Frankfurt Motor Show
New Models | 27 08 2013 Peugeot to Demonstrate Low CO2 Leadership at Frankfurt Motor Show Peugeot will demonstrate its leadership in low CO2 vehicles at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. European leader in 2012 in sales of low CO2 vehicles (average CO2 rate of 121.5g/km), the Peugeot brand will display a number of innovations on its Frankfurt stand including its new BlueHDi range. BlueHDi technology will be introduced across the entire Peugeot diesel range from the end of 2013, offering CO2 and consumption savings of up to 4% and forming an integral part among other solutions, of the company’s ambition to achieve average CO2 emissions of just 95g/km CO2 for vehicles sold in Europe by 2020. More
Boland Carlow Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers
Dealer News | 27 08 2013 Boland Carlow Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers Gowan Distributors Limited has announced the appointment of Boland Carlow to the Peugeot Dealer Network, headed by Dealer Principal, Gerard Boland. More
Performance Peugeot RCZ R Takes a Stand at Frankfurt Motor Show
New Models | 26 08 2013 Performance Peugeot RCZ R Takes a Stand at Frankfurt Motor Show PEUGEOT is unveiling its new RCZ R at this September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, a super-performance version of its popular Sports Coupé and the most powerful production model in the history of the Peugeot marque. Boasting class leading levels of power and efficiency, the RCZ R 1.6 litre 270bhp (199kW) accelerates from 0 to 100km in less than 6 seconds but emits just 145g/km of CO2, a benchmark in its category. The engine, fitted already to the existing RCZ Sports Coupe and the new Peugeot 208 GTi, was recently awarded International Engine of the Year 2013 for the 7th year in succession. More
New Peugeot 2008 is Launched. See the Road in a DIfferent Light.
New Models | 29 07 2013 New Peugeot 2008 is Launched. See the Road in a DIfferent Light. Now on sale in Ireland, the new Peugeot 2008 capitalises on Peugeot’s expertise acquired from the 3008 Crossover and builds on the success of the Peugeot 208, Irish Small Car of the Year 2013. With a choice of efficient petrol and diesel engines, the new Peugeot 2008 is a compact crossover perfect for town driving, yet at home on country roads. It offers customers an innovative cockpit designed around a small steering wheel and a quality, spacious interior all in a compact, stylish package. Prices start from €18,595 plus delivery charges for the 1.2 VTi 82bhp petrol Access version or from €19,515 plus delivery charges for the 1.4 HDi 70bhp diesel Access version. More
Sébastien Loeb and the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak set new record!
Event | 01 07 2013 Sébastien Loeb and the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak set new record! After months of anticipation, Sébastien Loeb has shattered the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record with a breath-taking time of 8m13.878s in the 208 T16 Pikes Peak. The Frenchman negotiated the 20 kilometres and 156 corners of the mountain at an average speed of 145kph. More
New Managing Director Appointment at Peugeot
Other News | 26 06 2013 New Managing Director Appointment at Peugeot The Board of Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Des Cannon as Managing Director, effective from 19th August 2013. Des will replace George Harbourne as Managing Director, when George retires this August. More
Loeb and Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak get their Wings
Event | 25 06 2013 Loeb and Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak get their Wings It’s official. Sebastien Loeb and the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak are cleared for takeoff. The bespoke 875-horsepower Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak passed technical scrutineering yesterday at the World Arena close to the city centre, Colorado Springs, certifying the car to take place in the 91st ‘Race to the Clouds’ on Sunday June 30. More
Peugeot Announces 132 July Offers
Event | 24 06 2013 Peugeot Announces 132 July Offers Peugeot has announced details of its extended Summer Sizzler Finance offer, to now include the 107, 208, 308, 508 and 3008 model ranges. The finance offer will run in addition to the existing Five Year’s Peace of Mind Motoring offer, plus Peugeot is adding one year’s free road tax and a €300 fuel voucher, across its full passenger car range, to include the Peugeot 5008 and RCZ, for registrations up to the 31st July. The offer has been introduced ahead of the new 132-Registration plate this July, in a bid to give customers the best possible motoring value this summer. More
New Peugeot 208 GTi 200bhp Power Unit a Winner at International Engine of the Year Awards
Awards | 07 06 2013 New Peugeot 208 GTi 200bhp Power Unit a Winner at International Engine of the Year Awards The 1.6 litre 200bhp petrol engine that powers both the new Peugeot 208 GTi and refreshed RCZ Sports Coupé has been awarded an International Engine of the Year accolade for the 1.4-litre to 1.8-litre category in Stuttgart, Germany. More
Peugeot Welcomes Kerry Co-Driver Paul Nagle as New Brand Ambassador
Dealer News | 28 05 2013 Peugeot Welcomes Kerry Co-Driver Paul Nagle as New Brand Ambassador Killarney’s Paul Nagle, recently contracted to the Peugeot Sport Academy and co-driver to rally ace Craig Breen, has taken delivery of a new Peugeot 208 to celebrate his appointment as a Brand Ambassador for Peugeot Ireland and Reen’s Car Sales Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealers for County Kerry. The new Peugeot 208 Active 1.4 HDi is the perfect partner to the racing Kerryman. The stylish new Peugeot 208 is currently Irish Small Car of the Year 2013 and accounts for 7.6% of the small car segment, year to date. Craig Breen has been proudly driving his Peugeot 208 as Peugeot Brand Ambassador since earlier this year. More
French dress rehearsal for Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak
Event | 28 05 2013 French dress rehearsal for Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak The beastlike 208 T16 Pikes Peak got a chance at last to stretch its legs for the first time outside the confines of Peugeot Sport’s factory or a closely guarded circuit thanks to a recent test in the south of France. For Sébastien Loeb and the team alike, the run provided an opportunity to perform a dress rehearsal before June’s trip to the USA for the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado. More
Peugeot Announces Summer Sizzler Finance Offers
Other News | 21 05 2013 Peugeot Announces Summer Sizzler Finance Offers Peugeot has announced details of its Summer Sizzler Finance offer which will run in addition to the existing Five Year’s Peace of Mind Motoring offer, in a bid to give customers the best possible motoring value this summer. For a limited period only, a new Peugeot 208 will cost as little as €199 per month or a quality Peugeot 508 from a sizzling €299 per month. Terms and conditions apply.* More
Reen’s Car Sales Rathmore and Peugeot Proudly Launch Kerry’s Biggest Cycling Club
Dealer News | 15 05 2013 Reen’s Car Sales Rathmore and Peugeot Proudly Launch Kerry’s Biggest Cycling Club Reen’s Car Sales Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealers for County Kerry and Peugeot Ireland are proud to support the newly launched Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club. The 111-member-strong cycling club is today the biggest cycling club in County Kerry and possibly the biggest in Munster. The formation of the Club has seen eight competitive racers join, to include top-racer Denis Lynch. The official launch of the Cycling Club took place at Reen’s Car Sales Rathmore on Thursday, 09 May with a strong attendance from Club members, family and friends. More
Peugeot Releases First Photos of New 308
New Models | 13 05 2013 Peugeot Releases First Photos of New 308 Peugeot has released the first images of its new 308. A completely new compact family hatchback from Peugeot, it boasts a stunning exterior design, a radical new cock-pit style cabin, exceptional build quality and a range of highly efficient petrol and diesel engines. The new Peugeot 308 is a car that is destined to revitalise the brand’s position in the ultra competitive, compact family hatchback segment. Its world debut is planned for the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. More
Peugeot Supports Ride Out for Prems 2013
Event | 03 05 2013 Peugeot Supports Ride Out for Prems 2013 Peugeot Ireland is proud to have supported Ride Out for Prems 2013, an event designed to raise much needed funds for the charity, Irish Premature Babies. A group of over 30 motorcyclists, led by a convoy of new Peugeot 208s and a Peugeot Boxer van travelled around Ireland over a four day period in late April, delivering essential equipment to baby intensive care units across the country. Last year the Ride Out for Prems 2012 event saw in excess of €45,000 raised and the total this year was a fantastic €50,000. More
New Peugeot 2008: a Modern and Stylish Compact Crossover
New Models | 02 05 2013 New Peugeot 2008: a Modern and Stylish Compact Crossover Peugeot will make its eagerly anticipated debut in the highly competitive and growing Compact Crossover Segment this summer. Modern and stylish, the new Peugeot 2008 is firmly based on the new 208, Irish Small Car of the Year 2013. With a perfect mix of contemporary styling, clean and efficient engines and a versatile, high-quality cabin, the new Peugeot 2008 is a clear illustration of the brand moving up-market. It is destined to attract new customers to the Peugeot brand all around the world. More
Peugeot GTi is Back
New Models | 19 04 2013 Peugeot GTi is Back Peugeot’s iconic GTi is back. Designed to appeal to driving enthusiasts and offer a perfect blend of performance and style, the new Peugeot 208 GTi is an exciting addition to the 208 range. Boasting performance figures of 0-100kph in less than seven seconds and with a top speed of 230kph, CO2 emissions are low at 139g/km. Available to order in Ireland from this May, the new Peugeot 208 Gti 3-door 1.6 THP 200bhp model will retail from €27,995 plus dealer delivery related charges. More
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Breaks Cover
Event | 15 04 2013 Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Breaks Cover Always ready to rise to a fresh challenge, nine-time world rally champion Sébastien Loeb and Peugeot Sport will contest the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. The Frenchman will tackle the world’s highest hill climb at the wheel of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak which, unveiled today, was specially engineered and built by Peugeot Sport. The event marks Peugeot’s return to the classic American event after memorable victories with the 405 T16 which claimed back-to-back victories in 1988 and 1989 in the hands of Ari Vatanen and Robby Unser. The award-winning film ‘Climb Dance’ was produced to commemorate Vatanen’s resounding success. More
Peugeot Returns to Pikes Peak
Event | 28 03 2013 Peugeot Returns to Pikes Peak Peugeot has announced that Frenchman Sébastien Loeb, nine times world rally champion, is set to contest the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb in the new Peugeot 208 T16 in Colorado, USA, on June 30th this year. Peugeot’s bid to win the unique, Colorado Springs-based event with the new 208 T16 Pikes Peak has seen the company joining forces with key partners Total, Red Bull and Michelin. The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, to be unveiled in mid-April, has been entered in the premier ‘Unlimited’ class and has been given the start number ‘208’. Its sole objective is victory. More
Darragh is Peugeot Technician of the Year
Dealer News | 08 03 2013 Darragh is Peugeot Technician of the Year Peugeot held their annual Aftersales Conference recently at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin, attended by 80 Parts Managers and Service Managers from across the Peugeot Dealer Network in Ireland. At the conference, Peugeot presented the Total Peugeot Technician of the Year award to Darragh Phelan, Technical Advisor at Morrissey Motors, Kilkenny. More
Slattery’s Garage Do the Double at Peugeot Dealer Aftersales Awards
Dealer News | 08 03 2013 Slattery’s Garage Do the Double at Peugeot Dealer Aftersales Awards Peugeot held their annual Aftersales Conference recently at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin, attended by 80 Parts Managers and Service Managers from across the Peugeot Dealer Network in Ireland. At the conference, Peugeot presented the Peugeot Service Manager of the Year 2013 award to Andrew Slattery, Slattery’s Garage, Puckane. At 26, Andrew is the youngest Service Manager to ever win the award. Zoltan Hicz, Parts Manager at Slattery’s Garage, was awarded Peugeot Parts Manager of the Year 2013. More
Peugeot 208 R2 Proudly Sponsored by Finol Oils Limited
Event | 04 03 2013 Peugeot 208 R2 Proudly Sponsored by Finol Oils Limited Finol Oils Limited, distributors of TOTAL products in Ireland, have been announced as proud sponsors of Andrew Slattery’s new Peugeot 208 R2, which made its debut in the 2013 Irish Tarmac Championships last week at Abbeyleix. The Peugeot 208 R2 was unveiled in all its glory wearing the TOTAL branding to an excited gathering of admirers. More
Peugeot 2008 HYbrid Air at Forefront of Technology
New Models | 26 02 2013 Peugeot 2008 HYbrid Air at Forefront of Technology Peugeot has released details of its ground-breaking 2008 HYbrid Air model. Combining petrol and compressed air to offer a full hybrid solution, the 2008 HYbrid Air model travels in Zero Emissions Vehicle mode for up to 80% of the time, with no fuel consumption. The 2008 HYbrid Air will be unveiled at the Peugeot Stand at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show this March, where Peugeot will reaffirm its strategy of reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions across its range. More
Peugeot at the 83rd Geneva Motor Show
New Models | 26 02 2013 Peugeot at the 83rd Geneva Motor Show Peugeot’s exciting 31-vehicle display at the Geneva Motor Show next week will include the world-premier of the new Peugeot 2008 Crossover, the ground-breaking Peugeot 2008 HYbrid Air, a concept Peugeot 208 HYbrid FE, the new 208 Gti and XY models, the new-look RCZ and the awardwinning concept Onyx. More
Peugeot Produces 300,000th Unit of Award-Winning 208
Other News | 25 02 2013 Peugeot Produces 300,000th Unit of Award-Winning 208 Peugeot has produced the 300,000th unit of its award-winning new 208, just one year after production commenced. The 300,000th vehicle came from the PSA Peugeot Citroën production plant at Poissy. More
Blackrock College Drives Machakos Peugeot 208 Raffle
Dealer News | 22 02 2013 Blackrock College Drives Machakos Peugeot 208 Raffle Blackrock College has taken delivery of a brand new Peugeot 208 from Gowan Motors Merrion as the prize in a raffle which aims to raise funds to build a new school in Kenya. In attendance at the launch of the Machakos Car Raffle was rugby pundit and Peugeot Brand Ambassador, George Hook, alongside pupils and staff from Blackrock College and Gowan Motors Merrion representatives. More
Peugeot Welcomes Rally Ace Craig Breen as New Brand Ambassador
Other News | 19 02 2013 Peugeot Welcomes Rally Ace Craig Breen as New Brand Ambassador Rally ace, Craig Breen, Irish International Driver of the Year 2012, has taken delivery of a new Peugeot 208 to celebrate his appointment as a Brand Ambassador for Peugeot Ireland. The new Peugeot 208 Active 1.4 HDi is the perfect partner to the young star. An award winner itself, the stylish new Peugeot 208 is currently Irish Small Car of the Year 2013 and directly contributed to a 7% market share growth for Peugeot in January. More
Style and Quality Meet Economy in the New Peugeot 308 Special Edition
New Models | 12 02 2013 Style and Quality Meet Economy in the New Peugeot 308 Special Edition Peugeot has launched two Special Edition 308 models in Ireland this February. Fitted with Peugeot’s world-renown 1.6 HDi 92bhp diesel engine, the 308 Access Plus and Active Urban Special Edition models offer customers even more driving pleasure and combine style, quality and economy. The More
Waterford Man, Craig Breen, Selected as Peugeot Sport Factory Driver
Other News | 21 01 2013 Waterford Man, Craig Breen, Selected as Peugeot Sport Factory Driver Waterford man, Craig Breen, Super World Rally Championship winner 2012, will race in eight European Rally Championship (ERC) events this year and has landed the new Peugeot Sport Factory Rally Driver title. Craig’s first rally event for 2013, competing in the colours of Peugeot Sport, will be at the Rally Liepaja-Ventspils, Latvia 1- 3 February. More
Peugeot 5008 Special Edition is Packed with Family Values
Other News | 15 01 2013 Peugeot 5008 Special Edition is Packed with Family Values Peugeot’s popular 5008 7-Seater range will expand this month, with the introduction of Special Edition Family models. Available with a choice of 1.6 HDi 6-speed manual or Ecomatique, the 5008 Family is available immediately, priced from €31,695 plus dealer delivery related charges. More
Customer Demand for Award-Winning Range Fuels Peugeot Growth
Awards | 11 01 2013 Customer Demand for Award-Winning Range Fuels Peugeot Growth Peugeot has reported a 31% growth in registrations across its awardwinning car range. The brand has taken 5% of the Irish passenger car market and 6.5% of the light commercial vehicle market, to give a total of 5.2% combined market share during the crucial first 10-days of January 2013. The results mean Peugeot is the number one French brand in Ireland and ranks in seventh position in the market place overall. The news comes as figures show an overall decline of 19.5% in the market. More
Newcastle Garage Limited Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers
Dealer News | 07 01 2013 Newcastle Garage Limited Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers Peugeot in Ireland have announced the appointment of Newcastle Garage Limited, Wicklow, to the Peugeot Dealer Network, headed by Dealer Principal, Colin Watchorn. More
New Peugeot 2008 Crossover Launch this Summer
New Models | 07 01 2013 New Peugeot 2008 Crossover Launch this Summer Peugeot has revealed further details of its new 2008 Crossover, first seen in concept guise last September at the Paris Motor Show. Compact and with a striking style the 2008 Crossover is firmly based on the newly launched Peugeot 208, Irish Small Car of the Year 2013. Due for launch in Ireland this summer, Peugeot expects the 2008 to attract new customers to the brand around the world. Peugeot More
Quality Peugeot 207 Performs Strongly in Irish Residual Value Study
Model Update | 07 12 2012 Quality Peugeot 207 Performs Strongly in Irish Residual Value Study The Peugeot 207 has featured strongly in the Irish Motor Industry’s first comprehensive analysis of residual values. The study, conducted by Motorcheck.ie, used a sample of 12,530 of the top selling vehicles in Ireland and examined the percentage of the original purchase value retained by vehicles over a three-year period. More
Tipperary Man to Compete in National Irish Tarmac Championships in Peugeot 208 R2
Dealer News | 07 12 2012 Tipperary Man to Compete in National Irish Tarmac Championships in Peugeot 208 R2 Andrew Slattery, 26, from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, has purchased a new Peugeot 208 R2 from Peugeot Sport, France with a view to entering the National Irish Tarmac Championships next year. More
Peugeot Win Again at Irish Car of the Year Awards
Awards | 07 12 2012 Peugeot Win Again at Irish Car of the Year Awards The new Peugeot 208 has been awarded Continental Irish Small Car of the Year 2012, by the Irish Motoring Writers’ Association and took third place in the overall ranking. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony at the Convention Centre in Dublin, attended by leading figures across the Irish Motor Industry. More
Peugeot 208 is Leader of the Pack
Other News | 12 11 2012 Peugeot 208 is Leader of the Pack The new and economical Peugeot 208 takes pride of place as segment leader for low CO2 emissions, ahead of its many rivals. The only model in the small car B1 segment out of a total of 29 models to deliver both petrol and diesel models at sub-100g of CO2, the new 208 offers up to 3.8 litres / 100km (74MPG) and emissions as low as 87g/CO2. More
Galway Man Heads Up New Peugeot Design Lab in Paris
Other News | 22 10 2012 Galway Man Heads Up New Peugeot Design Lab in Paris Galway man, Cathal Loughnane, has been appointed Manager of the new Peugeot Design Laboratory in Paris. Reporting to Gilles Vidal, Director of Style at Automobiles Peugeot’s Design Centre, Cathal takes control of the newly formed studio. Fuelled by enquiries from outside companies, the studio has been launched by Peugeot to offer a team of design specialists to external clients from sectors outside the automotive world. More