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Sizzling Hot Offers Announced for 171 Peugeot Sensation Days Event
Event | 10 11 2016

Sizzling Hot Offers Announced for 171 Peugeot Sensation Days Event

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the 171 Peugeot Sensation Days event, taking place in Peugeot Dealerships nationwide throughout November and December. With sizzling hot offers open to customers who order their new Peugeot before 31st December, Peugeot PCP finance is from as low as 2.9% APR and there’s up to €1,000 deposit contribution or €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models. All Peugeot cars come with a five year warranty. Stars of the Sensation Days event will be all-new Peugeot 2008 SUV, recently voted Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017 and the new-generation Peugeot Expert Van, just arrived in showrooms.

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New Peugeot 2008 Wins Irish Small SUV of the Year 2017
Awards | 30 10 2016

New Peugeot 2008 Wins Irish Small SUV of the Year 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.

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Lynn Motors Dundalk Win National Peugeot Dealer Award
Dealer News | 20 10 2016

Lynn Motors Dundalk Win National Peugeot Dealer Award

Lynn Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers in Dundalk, has been crowned Peugeot Dealers of the Year 2016. Mark Lynn, Dealer Principal, was presented with the award at the annual Peugeot Dealer Conference, held at Clontarf Castle, Dublin on 18 October.

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New Generation Peugeot Expert Van Arrives in Ireland
New Models | 04 10 2016

New Generation Peugeot Expert Van Arrives in Ireland

The new generation Expert van has arrived in Peugeot Dealerships in Ireland and is now on sale. Destined to further strengthen the lion-brand's light commercial vehicles market share, the new Peugeot front face has been adopted to give the new Expert van a strong, robust and attractive character. Carrying loads from 1000kg up to 1400kg, it is presented with a reduced height of 1.90m, in three lengths, Compact, Standard and Long, and in two trim levels, Active and Professional. Available in panel van and special order crew cab or platform cab variants, it has the highest safety level in its category, achieving a 5-star rating in Euro NCAP tests. It retails from €21,520 plus delivery, (from €17,553 ex-VAT), for the Compact Active 1.6 BlueHDi 95bhp 1000KG version.

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Peugeot Gears Up for SUV Offensive at 2016 Paris Motor Show
New Models | 26 09 2016

Peugeot Gears Up for SUV Offensive at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Peugeot will present three world premieres at this year’s Paris Motor Show as the lion-brand continues to strengthen its SUV offensive worldwide. Following the launch of a new 3008 in Asian markets and a new 4008 SUV in China and hot on the footsteps of the highly successful introduction of the new 2008 SUV in Europe, Peugeot will present two all-new SUVs for the European market in Paris: the 3008 SUV and the 7-seater 5008 SUV. Alongside these much anticipated arrivals, the newly unveiled 3008 DKR from Peugeot Sport will also debut, as well as the new-generation digital Peugeot i-Cockpit®. Clever mobility solutions, the Peugeot e-Kick and eF01 will be on display, designed for customers who seek mobility solutions to go hand-in-hand with their vehicle, to travel those final kilometres of their journey.

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All-new 5008 SUV Presents a Whole New Dimension to Peugeot
New Models | 07 09 2016

All-new 5008 SUV Presents a Whole New Dimension to Peugeot

An all-new Peugeot 5008 will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show this month. A departure from its former traditional MPV body shape, the new 5008 breaks new ground as a large 7-seater SUV to meet consumer demand in an emerging segment. The new 5008 SUV will launch in Europe next spring, hot on the heels of the new Peugeot 2008 SUV, a huge commercial success since its launch this summer, and the much-anticipated new 3008 SUV, due at the end of 2016.

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Vartry Garage Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers
Dealer News | 20 07 2016

Vartry Garage Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Vartry Garage, Blainroe, County Wicklow to the Peugeot Dealer Network.

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Boland Carlow Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Dealer News | 14 07 2016

Boland Carlow Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

Boland Carlow, Main Peugeot Dealers for Carlow, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). The international framework programme has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. Boland Carlow won the seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International and are now amongst the first Peugeot Dealers in both UK and Ireland to have completed the process.

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Hugo Loonam Motors Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Dealer News | 14 07 2016

Hugo Loonam Motors Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

Hugo Loonam Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers for Offaly, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). The international framework programme has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. Hugo Loonam Motors won the seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International and are now amongst the first Peugeot Dealers in both UK and Ireland to have completed the process.

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Official Real-World Fuel Consumption Data Released from Peugeot
Other News | 06 07 2016

Official Real-World Fuel Consumption Data Released from Peugeot

The PSA Group is fulfilling its commitments to customers by publishing the results of real-world fuel consumption tests for 30 core models. The results come from a test procedure established with two non-governmental organisations, Transport & Environment (T&E) and France Nature Environment (FNE), and have been audited by Bureau Veritas. Reliable and reproducible, the test procedure measures the real-world fuel consumption of PSA customers.

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New Peugeot 2008 SUV Arrives Just in Time for July 162-Registration Plate
New Models | 21 06 2016

New Peugeot 2008 SUV Arrives Just in Time for July 162-Registration Plate

The new Peugeot 2008 Compact SUV enters Irish showrooms this June, just in time for the July 162-registration plate. The latest Peugeot 2008 has been restyled and features enhanced specifications. A more assertive and appealing SUV design is delivered thanks to a new vertical front grille. New wheel arch extensions and scuff plates are standard from Allure level three versions. Access, Active and Allure levels are now complemented by the new sporty GT Line level four version. Retail prices start from €19,400 plus delivery related charges for the Access 1.2 PureTech petrol 82bhp model, rising to €27,280 plus delivery for the GT Line 1.6 BlueHDi diesel 120bhp STT model. The new Peugeot 2008 SUV is available to test drive at all Peugeot Dealerships now.

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Peugeot Unveils Exclusive New 3008 SUV GT and GT Line Range-Topping Versions
New Models | 16 06 2016

Peugeot Unveils Exclusive New 3008 SUV GT and GT Line Range-Topping Versions

Just weeks after a world premiere unveiling in Paris, Peugeot has presented the new GT Line and GT versions of the new Peugeot 3008 SUV. The GT version crowns the new Peugeot 3008 SUV range, exclusively equipped with a 2.0 litre BlueHDi 180bhp S&S EAT6 automatic powertrain and boasting Peugeot’s two-tone Coupe Franche paint design as an option. A GT Line version blends more affordable engines with the top-of-the-range looks. The new Peugeot 3008 GT and GT Line continue the lion-brand's move upmarket and will be available from launch at the end of 2016.

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The New Peugeot Expert is a Generation Ahead
New Models | 08 06 2016

The New Peugeot Expert is a Generation Ahead

The new Peugeot Expert is destined to further strengthen the lion-brand's sales position within the light commercial vehicles market in Europe. New Peugeot identity codes, mirrored on the newly launched Peugeot 2008 SUV, have been adopted to give the new Expert van a strong, robust and attractive character. Built on a brand-new vehicle base, Peugeot’s modular EMP2 platform, the new Expert introduces innovative features to the segment for the first time. Carrying a maximum load of 1400kg, it is available in three lengths, from the new Compact version at just 4.60m up to 5.30m. It is a van particularly well suited to city life, with a reduced height of 1.90m. It has the highest safety level in its category, achieving a 5-star rating in Euro NCAP tests. It arrives in Ireland this summer. Prices and equipment levels will be announced closer to launch.

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Peugeot’s Revolutionary PureTech Petrol Engine Crowned an Engine of the Year Winner for Second Year
Awards | 02 06 2016

Peugeot’s Revolutionary PureTech Petrol Engine Crowned an Engine of the Year Winner for Second Year

At the 18th International Engine of the Year Awards held in Stuttgart on 1 June 2016, Peugeot’s 1.2 litre PureTech petrol engine was awarded Engine of the Year in the 1-litre to 1.4-litre category by a panel of international journalists. The award, received for the second consecutive year, is the latest achievement for the revolutionary engine model, which is manufactured at the Française de Mécanique plant in Douvrin, France.

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Peugeot Announces Sizzling Hot Offers for 162-Summer Sensation Days Event
Event | 01 06 2016

Peugeot Announces Sizzling Hot Offers for 162-Summer Sensation Days Event

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the 162-Summer Sensation Days event, taking place in Peugeot Dealerships nationwide throughout June. With sizzling hot offers open to customers who order their new Peugeot before 30th June, including finance from as low as 2.9% APR and a huge €850 deposit contribution or up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models, all Peugeot cars come with a five year warranty. Star of the Sensation Days event will be all-new Peugeot 2008. It arrives in Dealerships from mid-June, with prices and equipment to be announced closer to launch.

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NEW PEUGEOT 3008 SUV REVEALED IN PARIS
New Models | 24 05 2016

NEW PEUGEOT 3008 SUV REVEALED IN PARIS

The new Peugeot 3008 SUV has been unveiled to world-press in Paris. This much-anticipated vehicle takes the C-SUV segment by storm, a segment which is fast expanding across the globe. Aiming to assert itself as a major player in the category, the new 3008 SUV brings to market the spectacular second generation Peugeot i-Cockpit. Boasting an inspired design, efficient engines and high-tech equipment, the new Peugeot 3008 SUV will be the star of the Peugeot stand at the next Paris Motor Show in September, ahead of its worldwide commercial launch in October. It arrives in Ireland in time for the 171-registration plate in January 2017.

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New Peugeot Partner Professional is the Business
New Models | 16 05 2016

New Peugeot Partner Professional is the Business

Peugeot has introduced a new Professional model to its best-selling Partner van range. Loaded with standard safety and comfort equipment to deliver a superior driving environment for van drivers, the Partner Professional model offers full connectivity as standard via compatible smartphones: Bluetooth, USB socket, on-board WIFI, MirrorLink or Apple Car Play and voice controlled SMS are all accessed through an intuitive colour touchscreen housed in the central dash. Apple Car Play introduces easy access to iTunes, podcasts, audio books and Spotify and of course Google Maps, which displays on the central touchscreen. With a retail price from €17,225 plus delivery pack, or from €14,041 ex-VAT, the new Partner Professional model adds a stylish van to your fleet.

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Milford Care Centre Launches Peugeot 308 Car Raffle to Raise Funds for New Hospice Build for the Mid West
Dealer News | 06 05 2016

Milford Care Centre Launches Peugeot 308 Car Raffle to Raise Funds for New Hospice Build for the Mid West

Proudly Supported by Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland and Slattery’s Garage, Puckane, Main Peugeot Dealers in North Tipperary, the highly regarded charity, Milford Care Centre, has today launched a Peugeot 308 Car Raffle, in a bid to raise funds towards a new Hospice build.

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Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor Takes Delivery of New Peugeot 308 from JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe
Dealer News | 06 05 2016

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor Takes Delivery of New Peugeot 308 from JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe

Mayo wing forward, Diarmuid O’Connor, has been appointed Peugeot Brand Ambassador and presented with a new Peugeot 308 hatchback by Main Peugeot Dealers, JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe.

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New Peugeot 2008 SUV to Hit Irish Showrooms this Summer
New Models | 06 05 2016

New Peugeot 2008 SUV to Hit Irish Showrooms this Summer

Peugeot’s 2008 has enjoyed continuous growth in sales volumes in Europe since it was first launched in 2013, landing a consistent podium place in its segment in Europe. With over 580,000 units produced up to March 2016, the 2008 has won over customers worldwide with its good looks and dynamic performance. Adopting all the strengths of the current model and benefitting from new equipment, new colours and a new upmarket GT Line version, the new Peugeot 2008 takes on a more assertive, robust appearance to appeal to even more customers, who increasingly look for an SUV design. The new Peugeot 2008 SUV arrives in Ireland during July.

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Peugeot Reveals 2nd Generation i-Cockpit® Interior
Model Update | 20 04 2016

Peugeot Reveals 2nd Generation i-Cockpit® Interior

Peugeot has revealed its vision of tomorrow's driving environment with the unveiling of the latest generation Peugeot i-Cockpit®. Designed for an even more instinctive, safer driving experience, the new i-Cockpit is a preview of the interior of future Peugeot models. The second generation Peugeot i-Cockpit® invites both driver and passengers to step into an even more exciting and stimulating driving dimension.

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Peugeot Van Sales Soar as Lion-Brand Registers Highest Growth in Top Ten Selling Marques
Other News | 05 04 2016

Peugeot Van Sales Soar as Lion-Brand Registers Highest Growth in Top Ten Selling Marques

Peugeot van sales have continued to soar, with the lion-brand registering the highest growth amongst the top ten selling light commercial vehicle marques in Ireland. Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) indicate that Peugeot van sales increased by 75.7% to the end of March 2016, more than twice the substantial van market growth of 33.6%. Peugeot is now the fifth biggest seller of vans in Ireland, with a 5.7% market share.

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PEUGEOT LAUNCHES 308 GTi BY PEUGEOT SPORT IN IRELAND… THE ULTIMATE HOT HATCH
New Models | 14 03 2016

PEUGEOT LAUNCHES 308 GTi BY PEUGEOT SPORT IN IRELAND… THE ULTIMATE HOT HATCH

Peugeot has brought the 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport to market in Ireland. The 308 GTi has been developed by Peugeot Sport engineering experts and offers drivers the ultimate ride. Showcasing Peugeot’s unique i-Cockpit interior, a 1.6-litre THP Stop & Start petrol engine and a tuned chassis, the 308 GTi is available in two versions – a 250bhp version and a 270bhp version with Torsen® differential. The featured engine is the most efficient in its category, capping CO2 emissions at 139g/km and delivering 47.0mpg (6.0 litres / 100km). The 308 GTi 250bhp retails from €36,990 plus delivery, whilst the 270bhp version is launched from €39,990 plus delivery related charges. The 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport is now available on special order through the Peugeot Dealer Network in Ireland.

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Peugeot Publishes Real-World Fuel Economy Results… A First in the World
Other News | 04 03 2016

Peugeot Publishes Real-World Fuel Economy Results… A First in the World

Automobiles Peugeot has fulfilled a commitment it made in November 2015 when it announced its intention to deliver transparency to customers through the publishing of real world fuel consumption data for its cars, starting in the spring of 2016. Releasing data for a popular Peugeot 308 model, the real world consumption results come from a test procedure that has been established with participation also from Transport & Environment (T & E) and France Nature Environment (FNE), further verified by the results from independent customer surveys. The final results are audited by Bureau Veritas. This initiative is a world first in the automotive industry. Before summer 2016, Peugeot will release official real-world fuel consumption figures for 30 more Peugeot models.

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SEBASTIEN LOEB JOINS TEAM PEUGEOT HANSEN IN WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Other News | 29 02 2016

SEBASTIEN LOEB JOINS TEAM PEUGEOT HANSEN IN WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sebastien Loeb, nine-time World Rally Champion, racing driver and Dakar adventurer will join Team Peugeot Hansen to contest a full season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, which starts in Portugal on 15 April and ends up in Argentina on 27 November. Having racked up more rally championships and wins than any other driver, this latest move to Rallycross confirms the 42-year-old Red Bull athlete’s status as the king of off-road driving.

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Peugeot i-Lab Concept Submerges Business Travellers into a Stress-Free World of Comfort and Connectivity
New Models | 25 02 2016

Peugeot i-Lab Concept Submerges Business Travellers into a Stress-Free World of Comfort and Connectivity

To coincide with the world-premieres of the new Peugeot Traveller Combispace and the Traveller Shuttle at the Geneva Motor Show this March, Peugeot will also take the opportunity to showcase a unique concept car, the Traveller i-Lab 3.0 VIP. Presenting a vision of the future, the Traveller i-Lab concept is a high mobility, cloud access platform with optimum connectivity and comfort levels, designed to transform the lives of VIP passengers who face every day time pressures.

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Peugeot 5008 is Ireland’s Best Selling Compact 7-Seater MPV
Other News | 24 02 2016

Peugeot 5008 is Ireland’s Best Selling Compact 7-Seater MPV

The Peugeot 5008, a former Continental Irish Family Car of the Year winner, is Ireland’s best-selling compact 7-Seater MPV in 2016. Figures released from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) for January show that the Peugeot 5008 now accounts for 12.4% of the compact MPV segment in Ireland, a huge year on year increase of 93%. The Active Family model, equipped with a Peugeot Connect Video Pack to include video screens set into headrests, complete with two Bluetooth headsets, to help keep little people occupied on long journeys, remains the range best-seller.

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Geneva Motor Show Unveiling for New-Look Peugeot 2008
New Models | 18 02 2016

Geneva Motor Show Unveiling for New-Look Peugeot 2008

The Peugeot 2008 has enjoyed continuous sales growth worldwide since its launch in mid-2013. With 500,000 units sold up to the end of 2015, it has retained a podium place in its segment in Europe for two years and is today Peugeot’s best-selling car model in Ireland. The Geneva Motor Show in March will host the public unveiling of the new-look Peugeot 2008. A more robust SUV appearance, new colour options, new GT trim, increased connectivity solutions and extra driver assist options add to the desirability of the Peugeot 2008. Powered by a range of Euro6 PureTech petrol and BlueHDi diesel engines, four best-in-class engines are on offer. The new-look Peugeot 2008 arrives in Ireland this August / September.

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Peugeot To Present Traveller Combispace and Traveller Shuttle at Geneva Motor Show… An Invitation to Luxury Travel and Comfort
New Models | 17 02 2016

Peugeot To Present Traveller Combispace and Traveller Shuttle at Geneva Motor Show… An Invitation to Luxury Travel and Comfort

The all-new Peugeot Traveller Combispace and Traveller Shuttle will receive their public unveilings at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 this March. Awarded 5-stars in recent Euro NCAP tests and built on Peugeot’s latest efficient EMP2 modular platform, the Peugeot Traveller offers up to 9 seats and exudes elegance, quality, strength and practicality. Its Euro6 BlueHDi engines are equipped with the most efficient pollution control technology on the market with a Selective Catalytic Reduction system and Diesel Particulate Filter, to boast CO2 emissions from 133 g/km (5.1 l/100 km) and crowning it best-in-class in the segment. It arrives in Ireland this summer.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 67% Gain in County Galway
Dealer News | 03 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 67% Gain in County Galway

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Galway’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 67% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 70% Gain in County Donegal
Dealer News | 03 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 70% Gain in County Donegal

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Donegal’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 70% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January 2016
Other News | 03 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January 2016

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with even stronger gains in County Mayo (+100%), Waterford (+84%), Limerick (+81%), Clare (+80%), Offaly (+79%), Donegal (+70%), Galway (+67%), Kerry (+61%), Monaghan (+59%) and Tipperary (57%).

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 61% Gain in County Kerry
Dealer News | 03 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 61% Gain in County Kerry

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Kerry’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 61% increase, thanks to a tremendous performance from Reen’s Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealers for Kerry, crowned Peugeot Dealers of the Year last October.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 79% Gain in County Offaly
Dealer News | 03 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 79% Gain in County Offaly

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Offaly’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 79% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 59% Gain in County Monaghan
Dealer News | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 59% Gain in County Monaghan

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Monaghan’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 59% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 84% Gain in County Waterford
Dealer News | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 84% Gain in County Waterford

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Waterford’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 84% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 57% Gain in County Tipperary
Dealer News | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 57% Gain in County Tipperary

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Tipperary’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 57% increase.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 100% Gain in County Mayo
Dealer News | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 100% Gain in County Mayo

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Mayo’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 100% increase. JJ Burke Car Sales in Ballinrobe, Main Peugeot Dealers for County Mayo, doubled their Peugeot sales volume in January versus 2015.

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Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 97% Gain in County Limerick
Dealer News | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 42% in January with a Huge 97% Gain in County Limerick

Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 42% in Ireland in January 2016, the biggest month of registrations in a given year, with a strong performance from each of the models across the Peugeot range. The Peugeot sales growth surpassed that of the total new car and van market increase of 34% to result in a 3.3% national market share year-to-date, with County Limerick’s Peugeot performance seeing a huge 97% increase in car sales.

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Doyle's Garage Courtown Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Awards | 02 02 2016

Doyle's Garage Courtown Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

Doyle's Garage Courtown, Main Peugeot Dealers, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). The international framework programme has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. Doyle's Garage Courtown won the seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International and are now amongst the first Peugeot Dealers in both UK and Ireland to have completed the process.

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T & C Motors Waterford Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Awards | 02 02 2016

T & C Motors Waterford Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

T & C Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers for Waterford, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). The international framework programme has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. T & C Motors won the seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International and are now amongst the first Peugeot Dealers in both UK and Ireland to have completed the process.

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JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Awards | 02 02 2016

JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe Win Seal of Approval for Stringent New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

JJ Burke Car Sales Ballinrobe, Main Peugeot Dealers for Mayo, have successfully met stringent, new customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a new programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). The international framework programme has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. JJ Burke Car Sales won the seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International and are now amongst the first Peugeot Dealers in both UK and Ireland to have completed the process.

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Holcroft Motors First in Ireland and UK to Meet New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Awards | 02 02 2016

Holcroft Motors First in Ireland and UK to Meet New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

Holcroft Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers in Drogheda, are the first Dealer in both Ireland and the UK to meet new, stringent customer service standards set by the PSA Peugeot Citroen Group under a programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). ODAS has been introduced by the lion-brand in their worldwide bid to consistently monitor and improve customer satisfaction, with a clear objective of continued market share growth. The international framework programme assigns a Dealer score across a range of key criteria and evaluates total customer satisfaction. Holcroft Motors won a seal of approval from administrators, UK specialists, MXS International.

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Peugeot Dealers in Ireland Win Seal of Approval for New Peugeot Customer Service Standards
Awards | 02 02 2016

Peugeot Dealers in Ireland Win Seal of Approval for New Peugeot Customer Service Standards

Four Peugeot Dealers in Ireland have successfully met new, stringent customer service standards set by the PSA Group under a programme called Organisation et Développement des Activités de Service (ODAS). Holcroft Motors, Drogheda were the first in both Ireland and the UK to win a seal of approval from administrators, the UK specialists, MXS International. They were followed closely by Doyles Garage, Courtown, JJ Burke Car Sales, Ballinrobe and T & C Motors, Waterford.

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Peugeot Fractal Concept Car Awarded Creativ’Experience Grand Prize at International Automobile Festival
Awards | 27 01 2016

Peugeot Fractal Concept Car Awarded Creativ’Experience Grand Prize at International Automobile Festival

Peugeot was awarded the Creativ'Experience Grand Prize for its stunning Fractal concept car at the 31st International Automobile Festival prize-giving ceremony, held on 26 January at Paris' Hôtel des Invalides. Each year the International Automobile Festival rewards the most beautiful automotive designs. Prizes are awarded by a panel of experts and enthusiasts from the automotive, media and fashion worlds, chaired by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Gilles Vidal, Head of Peugeot Styling, was presented with the trophy.

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PEUGEOT 205 GTi CROWNED THE ‘GREATEST EVER HOT HATCH’ AT THE PERFORMANCE CAR SHOW
Awards | 25 01 2016

PEUGEOT 205 GTi CROWNED THE ‘GREATEST EVER HOT HATCH’ AT THE PERFORMANCE CAR SHOW

Peugeot’s 205 GTi was crowned the ‘Greatest Ever Hot Hatch’ at the 2016 Performance Car Show, following a comprehensive selection and reader voting contest. An initial shortlist of 50 was chosen by UK automotive experts, before a global public poll saw the Peugeot 205 GTi take the crown. An overwhelming winner, the Peugeot 205 GTi, was announced by triple BTCC Champion, Matt Neal at the show, which is part of Autosport International.

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PEUGEOT WINS THE DAKAR 2016*
Awards | 18 01 2016

PEUGEOT WINS THE DAKAR 2016*

Some 26 years since previous success, Peugeot has won the epic Dakar Rally for the 5th time in the French marque’s history, with Peterhansel, now crowned “Mr Dakar”, driving his number 302 Peugeot 2008 DKR to victory. The 4 two-wheel drive Peugeot 2008 DKRs triumphed in the two-week South American event, claiming 9 stage wins out of a possible 12, including 7 one-twos and 2 one-two-threes, thanks to an incredible performance from the formidable Peugeot Sport Dream Team, one of the most accomplished line-ups ever seen in Dakar history; with 17 Dakar victories between them, the crews of Stéphane Peterhansel / Jean-Paul Cottret, Carlos Sainz / Lucas Cruz and Cyril Despres / David Castera were joined by 9-time world rally champions Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, who made their maiden debuts on the event.

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Statement from PSA Group: Confirmed Absence of Anomalies on PSA Group Vehicles
Other News | 14 01 2016

Statement from PSA Group: Confirmed Absence of Anomalies on PSA Group Vehicles

The results of the tests conducted by the technical committee led by French environment minister Ségolène Royal have now been communicated to the PSA Group. These results attest to the absence of anomalies on PSA vehicles.

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Automobiles Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 9.4% in Europe in 2015 and Strong Gains Worldwide
Other News | 12 01 2016

Automobiles Peugeot Reports Sales Growth of 9.4% in Europe in 2015 and Strong Gains Worldwide

Automobiles Peugeot recorded a sales increase of 9.4% to 1,056,000 units in Europe in 2015, thanks in particular to the excellent performance of the Peugeot 308 (up 31%), supported by the solid results of the Peugeot 2008 (up 11% in its third consecutive year of growth) and the new Peugeot 208 (up 10%). The 2008 and 308 were both in the top three of their respective segments in Europe. The most significant gains were made in the Netherlands (up 25%), Spain (up 24%), Italy (up 21%), France (up 7%) and indeed Ireland (up 30%). Together with gains in China, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Eurasia and India-Pacific, this European robust growth is a clear illustration of the Peugeot brand’s continued comeback.

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Peugeot Sport Dominates Week One of Dakar Rally Action
Event | 12 01 2016

Peugeot Sport Dominates Week One of Dakar Rally Action

The Peugeot 2008DKR leads the most enduring and tortuous two-week rally in the world, with 8 rounds now completed in week one of the legendary 9583km Dakar rally. The overall classification after stage 8 sees the Peugeot Sport dream team retain their leaderboard dominance following four 1-2 stage wins and two 1-2-3 wins. With Peterhansel currently in first place, Carlos Sainz in second, Sébastien Loeb in 8th and Cyril Despres in 14th place, five more battle stages await the V6 turbo diesel engines fitted to the four 2008 DKR16s before a winner emerges victorious on Saturday, 16 January.

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New Peugeot 508 RXH Price and Equipment Announced
New Models | 15 12 2015

New Peugeot 508 RXH Price and Equipment Announced

The new Peugeot 508 RXH, traditionally equipped with a diesel electric hybrid power train and associated 4WD system only, is now available with a 6-speed automatic gearbox, to satisfy a wider customer demand in both Europe and Ireland. The stunning new 508 RXH 2.0 BlueHDi diesel 180bhp is derived from the new 508 SW 5-door estate model, but benefits from extra standard and optional equipment. An RXH exterior styling pack maintains the all-terrain look, without the high cost of a 4WD system: raised ride height (5cm), aluminium front and rear bumper scuff plates, RXH wheel arch and sill extension. It retails in Ireland from €41,595 plus delivery, with emission from 119g CO2 to qualify for €200 annual road tax.

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Peugeot Reveals New Traveller MPV and Executive Models
New Models | 01 12 2015

Peugeot Reveals New Traveller MPV and Executive Models

Automobiles Peugeot has revealed its latest model: the new Peugeot Traveller. Derived from Peugeot’s midsize Expert van, the new Peugeot Traveller will be first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016 and will go on sale in Ireland next summer. Two versions of the Peugeot Traveller will be on offer; a flexible 7-seater MPV version, perfect for family motoring, and a luxury executive version for business shuttle use. The latest Peugeot model unveiling is the fruit of a joint Peugeot, Citroen and Toyota collaborative agreement.

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Peugeot Headquarters to play host to an eco-driving centre for the general public during COP 21
Event | 25 11 2015

Peugeot Headquarters to play host to an eco-driving centre for the general public during COP 21

During the COP 21 United Nations climate change conference, which is being hosted by France, Peugeot and the PSA Group will set up an eco-driving and test centre outside its headquarters on Avenue de la Grande-Armée featuring 18 electric, hybrid and low carbon emission petrol/diesel vehicles from PSA brands, from 30 November to 11 December.

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Peugeot Awarded Irish Water Safety Community & Social Responsibility Award
Awards | 25 11 2015

Peugeot Awarded Irish Water Safety Community & Social Responsibility Award

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, received a Community & Social Responsibility Award at the annual Irish Water Safety National Awards Ceremony 2015, held at The Printworks Conference Centre at Dublin Castle on 17 November. The Minister of Environment, Community and Local Government, Minister Alan Kelly and Breda Collins, Chairman of Irish Water Safety, presented the award to Gowan Distributors in recognition of the company’s support towards the purchase of and sign writing on a new Peugeot Boxer van for Irish Water Safety.

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Automobiles Peugeot and Transport & Environment will cooperate to publish real-world fuel economy data
Other News | 24 11 2015

Automobiles Peugeot and Transport & Environment will cooperate to publish real-world fuel economy data

In order to continuously improve fuel economy information in the interest of customers, Automobiles Peugeot, as part of the PSA Group, and the NGO Transport & Environment have agreed to work together to measure and publicise real-world fuel economy figures as a first step by spring 2016, and pollutant levels including nitrogen oxides (NOx) as a second step with Euro 6.2 passenger vehicles by spring 2017.

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Slattery’s Garage Puckane Wins Peugeot Total Technician of the Year 2015 in Association with Finol Oils
Awards | 18 11 2015

Slattery’s Garage Puckane Wins Peugeot Total Technician of the Year 2015 in Association with Finol Oils

Szilard Bencz, Peugeot Technician at Slattery’s Garage Puckane, Main Peugeot Dealers for Tipperary North, was awarded Peugeot Total Technician of the Year 2015, in association with Finol Oils. Szilard was presented with his title win at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference last week at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, attended by Peugeot Technicians, Service and Parts Managers.

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T & C Motors Wins National Peugeot Parts Dealer of the Year 2015 Award
Awards | 18 11 2015

T & C Motors Wins National Peugeot Parts Dealer of the Year 2015 Award

T & C Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers in Waterford, were awarded Peugeot Parts Dealer of the Year 2015. Mr Tony Whelan, Parts Manager, was presented with the title win at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference last week at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, attended by Peugeot Technicians, Service and Parts Managers. T & C Motors were recognised as worthy winners, demonstrating full participation in Peugeot Parts marketing and B2B programmes, strong customer service satisfaction results and surpassing all Parts KPI targets in 2015; parts sales objectives, accessories per vehicle and boutique display.

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Doyles Garage Courtown Wins National Peugeot Service Dealer of the Year 2015 Award
Awards | 18 11 2015

Doyles Garage Courtown Wins National Peugeot Service Dealer of the Year 2015 Award

Doyles Garage Courtown Ltd was awarded Peugeot Service Dealer of the Year 2015. Mr Anthony Doyle, Service Manager, was presented with the award at the annual Peugeot Aftersales Conference last week at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, attended by the country’s Peugeot Service and Parts Managers. Doyles Garage Courtown was recognised as worthy winners, demonstrating full participation in Peugeot aftersales marketing programmes, a consistently high customer workshop loyalty rate and strong customer service satisfaction results, surpassing all Peugeot targets in 2015.

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Peugeot Announces New Engines and Enhanced Equipment on Popular Peugeot 3008 and 5008 Models
Model Update | 10 11 2015

Peugeot Announces New Engines and Enhanced Equipment on Popular Peugeot 3008 and 5008 Models

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced the arrival of new engines and equipment enhancements on the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 MPV for 2016. Active level two models now boast Peugeot’s stylish cielo panoramic roof and climate control as standard, whilst Allure level three models gain satellite navigation. The popular Peugeot 5008 MPV Active Family version now comes with full leather upholstery for easier maintenance to suit family needs. New petrol and diesel Euro 6 engines have been introduced for 2016; Peugeot remains a European leader in highly efficient, low CO2, low consumption engine technology, today marketing 25 best-in-class engines across its range.

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Reen’s Rathmore Win National Peugeot Dealer Award for Second Time
Dealer News | 04 11 2015

Reen’s Rathmore Win National Peugeot Dealer Award for Second Time

Reen’s Rathmore, Main Peugeot Dealers for County Kerry, have been crowned Peugeot Dealers of the Year 2015. John and Tim Reen, Dealer Principals, were presented with the award at the annual Peugeot Dealer Conference, held at The Heritage Killenard, County Laois last week. This is the second time in just ten years that Reen’s Rathmore have taken the award home to Kerry, first winning it in 2006.

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Peugeot Announces Sensational Offers for Nationwide Sensation Days Event
Event | 04 11 2015

Peugeot Announces Sensational Offers for Nationwide Sensation Days Event

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the Peugeot Sensation Days event, taking place in Peugeot Dealerships nationwide throughout November. With sensational offers open to customers who order their new Peugeot car before 31st December, including finance from as low as 2.9% APR and a huge €750 customer reward or up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models, all Peugeot cars come with a five year warranty. The award-winning Peugeot van range, including the new 3008 commercial is now available with a 3.9% APR HP offer, with a deposit from as little as 25%.

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PEUGEOT 208 WINS REAL-WORLD 2015 MPG MARATHON WITH BEST MPG
Awards | 07 10 2015

PEUGEOT 208 WINS REAL-WORLD 2015 MPG MARATHON WITH BEST MPG

Peugeot has taken overall victory in the UK’s 2015 “MPG Marathon” event when a new 208 diesel 5-door hatchback, driven in real-world driving conditions over 385 miles (619.5km), achieved an average fuel economy of 104.5mpg (2.7 litres/100km). Not only did the Peugeot 208 record the highest MPG figure of any car taking part in the event, it also registered the ‘Best Percentage Improvement’ with a 29% improvement over official EU Directive 80/1268/EEC Combined Drive Cycle economy figures. Peugeot has been a long-standing competitor in the ALD Automotive Fleet World MPG Marathon, with 208 and 308 models previously often appearing on the podium.

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Rally Legend Sébastien Loeb joins Peugeot-Total Dakar Dream Team
Event | 30 09 2015

Rally Legend Sébastien Loeb joins Peugeot-Total Dakar Dream Team

Sébastien Loeb, the greatest rally driver ever, will take on one of the biggest challenges of his illustrious career when he lines up as part of Peugeot’s dream team at the legendary Dakar in January 2016 for the first time. The nine-time World Rally Championship winner and Pikes Peak record-holder has joined Peugeot’s 2008DKR line-up alongside Carlos Sainz for next month’s Rallye du Maroc (October 3-9) before facing the sport’s toughest challenge, the Dakar, over 13 days in Argentina and Bolivia in 2016. Joining him in South America will also be Stéphane Peterhansel and Cyril Despres, completing Team Peugeot Total’s dream team driver line-up.

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Peugeot to Unveil New 208 and Launch Van Scrappage Scheme at National Ploughing Championships
Event | 16 09 2015

Peugeot to Unveil New 208 and Launch Van Scrappage Scheme at National Ploughing Championships

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, will unveil the new 208 at the Peugeot stand and launch a Peugeot van scrappage scheme at this year’s National Ploughing Championships from the 22nd – 24th September in Stradbally, Co. Laois. With sixteen vehicles across the award-winning Peugeot range on display, Peugeot brand ambassador appearances have been confirmed from Peugeot Sport rally ace Craig Breen, Kilkenny hurling coach legend, Brian Cody, Tipperary and Wexford Hurling Captains, Brendan Maher and Matthew O’Hanlon and two celebrated Limerick Senior hurlers, Declan Hannon and Sean Tobin.

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Peugeot to Host Five World Exclusive Unveilings at the 66th Frankfurt Motor Show
Event | 10 09 2015

Peugeot to Host Five World Exclusive Unveilings at the 66th Frankfurt Motor Show

Peugeot is set to appear at the international Frankfurt Motor Show on top form. With 886,000 units sold by end June 20015, the car maker has seen a 3.9% increase in worldwide sales, with strong growth in Europe (up 6.7%), Asia (up 9.6%), Africa and the Middle East (10.9%) and India/Pacific (50.2%), while continuing to move its range up-market. Launching its assault on all fronts at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the lion-brand will host the world exclusive unveiling of five new cars across its 2,900m2 stand; the new 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport, the new 308 Racing Cup, the new 308 R HYbrid, the new Peugeot Fractal concept car and the Quartz concept in Coupe Franche livery. A clear leader again in 2015 in sales of low-CO2 vehicles, Peugeot will also showcase a very young model range, with an average age of 2.6 years, boasting no less than 25 best-in-class low-CO2 engines, including the PureTech petrol International Engine of the Year category winner.

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NEW PEUGEOT 208: NEW STYLING, PERSONALISATION OPTIONS & COLOURS COMPLEMENTED BY LATEST ENGINES AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGY
New Models | 09 09 2015

NEW PEUGEOT 208: NEW STYLING, PERSONALISATION OPTIONS & COLOURS COMPLEMENTED BY LATEST ENGINES AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

Three years after launch, the Peugeot 208 – the brand’s best-selling model – has benefitted from an upgrade to enhance and boost its appeal. It has been finessed with a more assertive styling, fresh exterior colour choices including textured paint and an exciting range of personalisation options. The range also benefits from the latest petrol and diesel engines from Peugeot, including the newly crowned PureTech petrol International Engine of the Year 2015 category winner. The new 208 has just arrived in Ireland, priced from €14,845 plus delivery charges, covered by a five year extended warranty. A 3.9% PCP low-cost finance offer is available at Peugeot Dealers.

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Peugeot Unveils New 3008 Commercial Van
New Models | 13 08 2015

Peugeot Unveils New 3008 Commercial Van

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has unveiled a new light commercial vehicle. The refined new Peugeot 3008 Commercial, based on the current 3008 Crossover Active 1.6 HDi 115bhp passenger car version, offers a large load volume of up to 1241 dm3 or 1604 litres. It qualifies for 5.9% APR low-cost finance and comes with a 3-year warranty. On sale now from €25,095 plus delivery or from €20,964 ex-VAT, a second version with Peugeot’s patented Grip Control technology as standard retails from €25,345 plus delivery or from €21,173 ex-VAT.

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Tipperary Captain Brendan Maher Takes Delivery of New Peugeot 308 from Slattery’s Garage Puckane
Dealer News | 08 07 2015

Tipperary Captain Brendan Maher Takes Delivery of New Peugeot 308 from Slattery’s Garage Puckane

Tipperary hurling Captain, Brendan Maher, has been appointed Peugeot Brand Ambassador and presented with a new Peugeot 308 by Tipperary North Main Peugeot Dealers, Slattery’s Puckane.

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Peugeot Celebrates 120 Years of LCV Production with Launch of New Partner Van
New Models | 30 06 2015

Peugeot Celebrates 120 Years of LCV Production with Launch of New Partner Van

Peugeot is celebrating 120 years of light commercial vehicle production with the launch of the new Peugeot Partner. Peugeot’s best-selling van is already renowned for its spaciousness, comfort and modularity, a benchmark in its segment since the launch of the first generation in 1996. Three generations later and to meet the increasing needs of business owners and their drivers today, the new Peugeot Partner van benefits from a modern new look, new equipment, lower running costs thanks to reduced consumption and CO2, and a new Partner Professional range. It arrives in Ireland this July and prices are unchanged from the previous generation van, from €15,755 plus delivery, or from €12,846 ex-VAT. A low-cost finance offer at 5.9% APR will also remain on offer for the new model, meaning a customer can drive away in a new Partner from as little as €135 per month.

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PSA Peugeot Citroen Record Breaking PureTech Petrol Engine Crowned International Engine of the Year 2015 Winner
Awards | 18 06 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen Record Breaking PureTech Petrol Engine Crowned International Engine of the Year 2015 Winner

PSA Peugeot Citroën received the International Engine of the Year Award 2015 for its revolutionary new 3 cylinder Turbo PureTech engine on Wednesday 17 June. The engine was named best in the 1-litre to 1.4-litre category, seeing off stiff competition from five Volkswagen engines in the same category and crowning a successful run that has already seen 100,000 units of the turbocharged version roll off the production line at the Française de Mécanique plant in Douvrin, France. The honour was bestowed as part of the 17th International Engine of the Year Awards in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Peugeot’s Ultimate Hot Hatch 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport to be Unveiled at Goodwood
New Models | 18 06 2015

Peugeot’s Ultimate Hot Hatch 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport to be Unveiled at Goodwood

Ever since Peugeot unveiled the multi-award winning Peugeot 308, a GTi version has been keenly awaited. Rising to the challenge, the 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport, offers drivers the ultimate ride. Featuring a 1.6 litre THP Stop Start engine, available with 250bhp or 270bhp, with Torsen limited slip differential, chassis tuning and Peugeot iCockpit, the new Peugeot 308 GTi is a new class-leader: balancing power and performance , the 1.6 litre engine is the most efficient in its category, capping CO2 at 139km and returning 6.0 litres/100km consumption. The new Peugeot 308 GTi will be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, 25th – 28th June. It will be launched in Ireland this autumn.

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Craig Breen and the Peugeot Rally Academy 208T16 score a hat-trick on the Azores
Event | 08 06 2015

Craig Breen and the Peugeot Rally Academy 208T16 score a hat-trick on the Azores

Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen made his third trip to the scenic FIA ERC Sata Rallye Azores (4th to the 6th of June).leading the FIA European Rally Championship and determined to stretch his narrow three point advantage by taking his third ERC round win in a row. Known for its sandy gravel roads that carve their way around the volcanic island of São Miguel the rally rates amongst the favourites for many of the drivers and though clearly enjoyable it is one of the most challenging events of the championship as drivers can often experience multiple seasons in one stage.

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Peugeot Announces Red Hot 152-Offers
Event | 05 06 2015

Peugeot Announces Red Hot 152-Offers

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the red hot Peugeot offers for motorists this summer, ahead of the new 152-registration plate. The Peugeot Trade-In-Ability promotion continues up to the end of July, offering up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on models across the Peugeot passenger car range, excluding the new Peugeot 108, Tepee and RCZ models. Customers who have younger vehicles that don’t qualify for scrappage, are eligible for a €500 Peugeot trade-in booster. They also benefit from a five year extended warranty on all passenger car models, plus there’s a low-cost PCP finance offer at 3.9% APR or a 4.9% APR hire purchase plan on offer on passenger cars. Van customers can take advantage of a 5.9% APR hire purchase plan for Peugeot light commercial vehicles.

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Mackey Plant Construction Boxes Clever with Peugeot Vans
Dealer News | 02 06 2015

Mackey Plant Construction Boxes Clever with Peugeot Vans

Nenagh Company, Mackey Plant Construction, has registered a new Peugeot Boxer van from Main Peugeot Dealers for North Tipperary, Slattery’s Garage, Puckane. The new Boxer van, APMP Van of the Year 2015 in Ireland, is one of many Peugeot light commercial vans the company has bought from Slattery’s, since established in 1986. Offering a range of structural steelwork, mild and stainless steel fabrication, bridges and steel buildings, Mackey Plant Construction has consistently grown in strength and now operates a 40,000 sq ft workshop in Nenagh and has business in the 32-counties of Ireland, employing almost 30 staff. At the very core of this success has been a highly dependable, efficient fleet of Peugeot vans that work hard to deliver proven results for the business.

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Peugeot SponsOARs Team EndeavOAR – A World First For Charity
Other News | 15 05 2015

Peugeot SponsOARs Team EndeavOAR – A World First For Charity

On Wednesday May 27th 2015, 17 men and women from across the Dublin Airport | daa organisation will attempt to become the first people ever to row from Ireland to France, crossing the busiest shipping lane in the world, in a 17ft Celtic Longboat, THE ENDEAVOAR. Proudly sponsored by Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, TEAM ENDEAVOAR will row 70 hours in rotations of 5 rowers to cross the 500 km of open water starting from Dunmore East, Waterford, Ireland finishing in Landeda, Brittany, France on 31st May. All funds raised in this first ever rowing challenge will be donated equally to the three daa charities of the year 2015; Temple St. Children’s Hospital, Parkinson’s Ireland and the Diabetes Unit in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin.

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Cloghan's Chris Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Technical Challenge
Dealer News | 08 05 2015

Cloghan's Chris Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Technical Challenge

Chris Doolan, Technical Manager at Hugo Loonam Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers, Cloghan, Co. Offaly has been awarded Peugeot Technican of the Year, sponsored by Finol Oils, winning himself a trophy and €500 worth of holiday vouchers. The Mayo-born man has over ten years’ experience in the Irish Motor Industry and has worked at the newly-refurbished Hugo Loonam Motors for the last four.

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Newcastle's Jonathan Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Service Challenge
Dealer News | 08 05 2015

Newcastle's Jonathan Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Service Challenge

Jonathan Watchorn, Service Manager at Newcastle Garage, Main Peugeot Dealers in County Wicklow, has been awarded Peugeot Service Manager of the Year, winning himself a trophy and €500 worth of holiday vouchers. The Newcastle-man has over nine years’ experience as a Service Manager, but has worked at the family-run Dealership since his teens.

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Clonmel's Brian Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Parts Challenge
Dealer News | 08 05 2015

Clonmel's Brian Takes Top Spot in Peugeot Parts Challenge

Brian Cunningham, Parts Manager at Jim Strang & Sons, Main Peugeot Dealers, Kilsheelan, has been awarded Peugeot Parts Manager of the Year, winning himself the Peugeot Parts trophy and €500 worth of holiday vouchers. Born and bred in Clonmel and with twelve years’ experience in the Irish Motor Industry, he has worked at Jim Strang & Sons for the last eight.

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Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo Virtual Racer is Unveiled… 0 to 100kph in just 1.73 seconds
Other News | 06 05 2015

Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo Virtual Racer is Unveiled… 0 to 100kph in just 1.73 seconds

Peugeot has unwrapped details of its virtual Vision Gran Turismo racer, unveiled for the GT6™ video game. With a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio of 875kg and 875bhp and the ability to go from 0 to 100kph in just 1.73 seconds, Peugeot’s new supercar promises a unique driving experience for Gran Turismo 6 (GT6™) gamers, exclusively on PlayStation®3. Peugeot designers teamed up with Peugeot Sport engineers to craft an outstanding supercar that has all the hallmarks of a high-performance endurance racer, brought to life in glorious high definition in GT6™.

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Standard New Peugeot 208 Achieves Amazing 2.0l/100km Fuel Consumption Record
Awards | 05 05 2015

Standard New Peugeot 208 Achieves Amazing 2.0l/100km Fuel Consumption Record

A standard 1.6-litre BlueHDi 100bhp Stop Start new Peugeot 208 has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, under the supervision of the French Type Approval Authority (UTAC), at a test circuit in Belchamp, France. An impressive 2,152 kilometres were covered on just 43 litres (9.45 gallons) of diesel, with an average fuel consumption of an amazing 2.0 l/100km (141.2 mpg). The new Peugeot 208, due for launch in Ireland this July, now takes its place as the world benchmark for a standard production model powered by an internal combustion engine. The new record confirms the technological excellence of the latest Euro6 BlueHDi Diesel engines from Peugeot and the company’s contribution to the reduction of CO2 emissions.

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Peugeot Announces Trade-In-Ability Scheme with up to €4,500 Scrappage Allowance
Other News | 28 04 2015

Peugeot Announces Trade-In-Ability Scheme with up to €4,500 Scrappage Allowance

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the Peugeot Trade-In-Ability promotion, offering up to a €4,500 scrappage allowance on models across the Peugeot passenger car range, excluding the new Peugeot 108 and RCZ. Applicable to cars registered in or before the year 2007, the Peugeot Trade-In-Ability programme invites customers to upgrade their old model for a new Peugeot and to enjoy huge savings. Now on at your local participating Peugeot Dealer, the Trade-In-Ability full terms and conditions can be found on Peugeot.ie.

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Peugeot 308 R Hybrid 500bhp… The compact hatchback that drives like a supercar
New Models | 16 04 2015

Peugeot 308 R Hybrid 500bhp… The compact hatchback that drives like a supercar

Peugeot has unveiled a four-wheel drive 308 R hatchback model, equipped with a plug-in petrol hybrid unit boasting 500bhp, presented not as a concept car, but as a production car of the future. Offering truly extraordinary performance, the Peugeot 308 R Hybrid model borrows design codes from the Peugeot Quartz concept car, first unveiled by Peugeot in 2012. Cloaked in an intensely blue paint, specially developed using fluorescent pigments and glass particles, the rear doors are matte black, a trademark of performance cars from Peugeot.

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Peugeot Food Truck Unveiled by Irishman Cathal Loughnane at 2015 Milan Design Week
Other News | 15 04 2015

Peugeot Food Truck Unveiled by Irishman Cathal Loughnane at 2015 Milan Design Week

The Peugeot Design Lab, headed by Irishman Cathal Loughnane, has this week premiered its newest creation, the Peugeot Food Truck. Dubbed ‘Le Bistrot du Lion’, the new restaurant on wheels aims to deliver high-quality food on the go and will take centre stage on the Peugeot stand in Italy’s fashion capital at the 2015 Milan Design Week, starting 14th April. The star attraction will then head to the French Pavilion at the 2015 World’s Fair, Expo Milano, where the theme will be ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’.

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Craig’s dream of a Circuit win becomes reality with the 208T16 and the Peugeot Rally Academy.
Event | 07 04 2015

Craig’s dream of a Circuit win becomes reality with the 208T16 and the Peugeot Rally Academy.

Craig Breen’s rally week began like any other by testing his Peugeot 208 T16 over similar terrain as the event ahead but this time there was no early morning flight to some exotic location. This was the one time during his hectic 2015 season that his Peugeot Rally Academy team would come to him and test their rally winning machine just fifteen kilometres away in south Kilkenny. Dry in the morning and wet in the afternoon, Craig spent the day fine tuning the car set up in the changing conditions so it could best cope with the challenging bumpy roads when he and his co-driver Scott Martin arrived north of the border to take on round three of the FIA European Rally Championship the “Discover Northern Ireland, Circuit of Ireland Rally”.

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Craig Breen Looks Ahead to Round Four of the ERC - the Circuit of Ireland Rally
Event | 26 03 2015

Craig Breen Looks Ahead to Round Four of the ERC - the Circuit of Ireland Rally

Last year Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen arrived home for round four of the European Rally Championship the Circuit of Ireland in a blaze of glory. Having scored his first ERC victory in the all new R5 specification Peugeot 208 T16 Craig and the team chose to add to the excitement by giving the car its debut on Irish soil in Kerry as a pre-event test before taking on the legendary all asphalt round. Despite showing great speed as they battled for the lead with their ERC rival things didn’t go according to plan for Craig and his co-driver Scott Martin.

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All-New Peugeot 108 Takes Versatility To New Level
New Models | 12 03 2015

All-New Peugeot 108 Takes Versatility To New Level

The all-new Peugeot 108, a small but perfectly formed four-seater car, takes driving versatility to a new level. With a raft of enhancements over its predecessor, the popular Peugeot 107, the newcomer is a compact runabout that’s exceptionally user-friendly for day-to-day motoring. With affordable quality a key consideration, the new Peugeot 108 is priced from €13,290 plus dealer delivery related charges, for a 1.0 litre petrol 5-door Active model or from €129 per month through Peugeot Passport PCP finance. It comes to market with an extended warranty peace of mind motoring for five years and is now on sale at Peugeot Dealers nationwide.

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New Peugeot 508: The Road is its Territory
New Models | 12 03 2015

New Peugeot 508: The Road is its Territory

The new Peugeot 508 range is a clear illustration of the lion-brand’s move upmarket. Both saloon and SW versions benefit from new equipment, new exterior and interior styling and the latest economical engines. They join the Peugeot stable at a time when the company is enjoying its youngest ever range in its 125-year history and come to market with a five year extended warranty. Retailing from €26,750, plus dealer delivery related charges, or from €270 per month with Peugeot Passport PCP finance, the new Peugeot 508 is now on sale at local Peugeot Dealers.

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Robust New Peugeot Partner Van is Built for Action
New Models | 26 02 2015

Robust New Peugeot Partner Van is Built for Action

The hard-working Peugeot Partner van has been refreshed with new styling, new Euro 6 engines and new equipment, reinforcing the appeal which has already made it a benchmark in its segment. Arriving this July in Ireland, the new Peugeot Partner builds on its already proven reliability, flexibility, comfort and practicality, demonstrated over 18 years of sales since the first generation-Partner. The new Partner range brings to market a more robust, modern and stylish range boasting record consumption / CO2 figures, thus driving down daily running costs for business users.

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A Determined Peugeot Announces Line-Up for 2015 Geneva Motor Show
Event | 23 02 2015

A Determined Peugeot Announces Line-Up for 2015 Geneva Motor Show

With global sales up by 5.4% and considerable above-market growth in China and Europe, it is a determined Peugeot that will showcase its multi-award winning range at the 85th International Geneva Motor Show this March. Using every inch of its 2600m2 space, the Peugeot stand will host no less than 27 models, including the newly-unveiled Peugeot 208, three concept cars and the Peugeot 2008 DKR, recently returned from its 10,000km Dakar battle in South America. At Geneva the brand will demonstrate its continued move up market, its sporting prowess and its technological expertise; the new Peugeot GT line area, the Peugeot Sport arena and the Peugeot Technologies area will form three distinctive exhibition areas.

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Top-Selling Peugeot 208 Shows Off New-Look & Reveals Most Efficient Combustion Engine in the World
New Models | 19 02 2015

Top-Selling Peugeot 208 Shows Off New-Look & Reveals Most Efficient Combustion Engine in the World

Three years after its launch, the Peugeot 208 – the brand’s best-selling model – has a new look. Boasting sportier styling, more equipment, new personalisation options and new body colours, the range is also expanded with an upmarket GT model and GTi by Peugeot Sport, underlining the brand’s move upmarket. The highly efficient PureTech petrol and BlueHDi diesel engines on offer, will meet the next generation of emissions standards. Notably, the new Peugeot 208 will come to market equipped with the most economical internal combustion engine in the world, consuming only 3 litres per 100 km and producing just 79g of CO2 per km. The new Peugeot 208 will be on sale in Europe from June 2015.

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All-New Peugeot 308 GT Delivers Performance & Style
New Models | 23 01 2015

All-New Peugeot 308 GT Delivers Performance & Style

The showroom success enjoyed by the award-winning Peugeot 308, European Car of the Year 2014 and Continental Irish Compact Car of the Year 2015, looks set to reach even greater heights with the arrival of a dynamic new flagship in 2015 – the stunning 308 GT. Available in hatchback and SW body styles, both GT models offer assertive new styling, outstanding petrol and diesel performance-oriented engines and bespoke chassis modifications. The result is an exceptional on-the-road experience that will delight even the most enthusiastic drivers.

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PSA Peugeot Citroen Group Records Significant Growth Worldwide in 2014
Other News | 14 01 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen Group Records Significant Growth Worldwide in 2014

Maxime Picat, Peugeot Brand CEO said: “In terms of sales, 2014 was a year of success for Peugeot, with a 5.4% increase in worldwide unit sales and remarkable growth of more than 43% in China. It was also a success for our drive to globalise models that end in 8, as seen in strong demand for the 308 and the 2008 and 3008 crossovers. This situation allows us to look towards 2015 with confidence.”

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All-New Peugeot 108 To Arrive in January 2015
New Models | 09 12 2014

All-New Peugeot 108 To Arrive in January 2015

The all-new Peugeot 108, a small but perfectly formed four-seater car, takes driving versatility to a new level. With a raft of enhancements over its predecessor, the popular Peugeot 107, the newcomer is a compact runabout that’s exceptionally user-friendly for day-to-day motoring. With affordable quality a key consideration, the new Peugeot 108 is being launched on the Irish market this January from €13,290 plus dealer delivery related charges, for a 1.0 litre petrol 5-door Active model. It comes to market with an extended warranty peace of mind motoring for five years.

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Peugeot Van Range Delivers Affordable Quality
Other News | 08 12 2014

Peugeot Van Range Delivers Affordable Quality

Peugeot’s hard-working Partner, Expert and Boxer vans have been designed to meet the needs of business users who have high demands in terms of quality, durability, strength and load volume. With affordable quality a top priority, the Peugeot van range comes with a three year manufacturer warranty and is now available with a 5.9% APR finance rate, meaning a new Peugeot van could cost from as little as €135 per month.

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New Peugeot 308 Is Continental Irish Compact Car of the Year 2015
Awards | 01 12 2014

New Peugeot 308 Is Continental Irish Compact Car of the Year 2015

The new Peugeot 308, winner of European Car of the Year 2014 in March, took home the Continental Irish Compact Car of the Year 2015 gong from the annual Irish Motoring Writers’ Association Irish Car and Van awards ceremony. Independently reviewed by Ernst and Young, the six category award-winner results were announced at The Marker Hotel, Dublin, with leading figures from the motor industry in attendance.

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Holcroft Motors Drogheda Do the Double & Take Home Second National Award
Dealer News | 01 12 2014

Holcroft Motors Drogheda Do the Double & Take Home Second National Award

Holcroft Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers, Drogheda, have been crowned Peugeot Dealer of the Year 2015. Derek and Michael Holcroft were presented with the much-coveted Peugeot Dealership of the Year award at the annual Peugeot Dealer Conference held at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, on 23rd October. The latest national accolade for Holcroft Motors follows their win at the Society of the Irish Motor Industry awards in February, when they took home the SIMI Franchised Aftersales Operation of the Year title.

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Tipperary’s Andrew Slattery and his Peugeot 208 R2 are a Class Act
Awards | 19 11 2014

Tipperary’s Andrew Slattery and his Peugeot 208 R2 are a Class Act

Andrew Slattery and his co-driver Andrew Browne have snapped up the 2014 Class 6 National Tarmac Championship award in a Peugeot 208 R2. Two wins in Carlow and Galway, added to a podium finish at the Circuit of Kerry, Circuit of Munster and the Tipperary Stonethrowers Rally and 16 fastest stage times during five rounds, saw the young Tipperary driver take the honours over the weekend at the Dunlop Awards ceremony in Athlone.

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Peugeot Announces New Models, Equipment Upgrades and Sensational Offers for Sensation Days Event
Event | 06 11 2014

Peugeot Announces New Models, Equipment Upgrades and Sensational Offers for Sensation Days Event

Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland, has announced details of the Peugeot Sensation Days event, taking place in Peugeot Dealerships nationwide from 10th November to 31st December. The Peugeot Sensation Days event will see the launch of a number of new models for 2015. A range of sensational offers is open to customers who order their new Peugeot car or light commercial vehicle for January registration and extra equipment, at no extra cost, has been added on selected Peugeot models. All Peugeot car models come to market in Ireland with five years’ warranty in 2015.

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Darren Hayden is Crowned Peugeot Technician of the Year 2014
Dealer News | 30 10 2014

Darren Hayden is Crowned Peugeot Technician of the Year 2014

Peugeot held their annual Aftersales Conference this year at Mondello Park, attended by 80 Parts Managers and Service Managers from across the Peugeot Dealer Network in Ireland. At the conference, Peugeot presented the Peugeot Technician of the Year award to Darren Hayden, Technical Advisor at Jim Strang & Sons, Kilsheelan, Co. Tipperary.

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David Wins Peugeot Sales Challenge 2014
Dealer News | 30 10 2014

David Wins Peugeot Sales Challenge 2014

David Ryan, Peugeot Brand Manager at Johnson & Perrott Limited, Main Peugeot Dealers, Mahonpoint, Cork, has been awarded the Peugeot Sales Person of the Year 2014 title. Following an eight-month Sales Challenge, the top 10 Peugeot Sales Executives in the country were brought to Stuttgart to take in the sights and to enjoy the Oktoberfest Beer Festival. David was announced as the overall winner of the Peugeot Sales Challenge 2014 at a Gala Dinner and presented with his trophy and a €600 voucher for white goods from Kitchen Accessories Limited.

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