Adams of Glin, Main Peugeot Dealers, Co. Limerick, has been crowned Peugeot Dealer of the Year 2013. Dealer Principals, Sean Adams and Shane Adams were presented with the much-coveted Peugeot Dealership of the Year award at the annual Peugeot Dealer Conference held at the Morrison Hotel, Dublin on 31st October.
The Adams of Glin garage business started as far back as the 1930’s. Sean Adams commissioned his first purpose-built garage in the 1960s. Along with repairs, Sean started to sell cars of all makes. In 1968 he acquired the Peugeot franchise. In 2002 Adams of Glin undertook a major redevelopment of their site which involved the demolition of the old premises and the construction of a new shop, forecourt, an 8 bay workshop, a new parts Departments and an 11 car showroom.
In 2013 the dealership celebrated 45 years with the Peugeot franchise making Adams of Glin the longest serving Peugeot Dealer in Ireland. This year also marks their celebration of over 75 years involved in the servicing and selling of motor vehicles, placing Adams of Glin as one of the longest serving motor dealer groups in Limerick and Kerry.
The Peugeot Dealership currently employs a staff of 25.
Shane Adams, Dealer Principal said at the Dealer Conference, "I am delighted with the Peugeot Dealer of the Year award. Our Sales and After-sales team have worked with us steadily in a very difficult climate to ensure our customers enjoy their buying experience. It is extremely gratifying to win such an accolade.”
Des Cannon, Gowan Distributors Limited Managing Director said “Adams of Glin are without doubt a very worthy winner of the Peugeot Dealer of the Year award and I wish them every success in the years ahead. I have every confidence that our performance in County Limerick will continue to thrive with the backing of such a strong team at Adams of Glin and with the arrival of the new 308, new 3008 and new 5008.”
Pictured from left to right are: Shane Adams, Adams of Glin, Des Cannon, Managing Director at Gowan Distributors Limited, Sean Adams, Adams of Glin and Colin Sheridan, Sales Manager at Gowan Distributors Limited.