Audi North Dublin will commence construction of the new flagship terminal facility at Exit 5 M50, North Dublin on October 6 2011. This state of the art Audi North Dublin terminal is due to be completed in June 2012. On completion, the Dealership will be the largest Audi showroom, sales and service centre in Ireland.
The facility designers for Audi North Dublin’s new ‘terminal’ are the renowned architects firm Allmann Sattler Wappner of Munich. Elements of dynamism, asymmetry and transparency remain central to the design of the Audi Terminal. The architectural excellence and vision combines the efficiency, performance, luxury, and environmental themes that the brand has become known for in its vehicles. Audi North Dublin’s €10 million investment in the new spacious terminal style showroom in North Dublin will see the creation of up to 30 new jobs over the next two years and forms part of an overall strategic plan which will see Audi Ireland invest €80m over the next 18 months and create in the region of 200 jobs. Audi Ireland is currently in the process of rolling out 10 dedicated Audi dealerships throughout Ireland.
Audi North Dublin’s Managing Director, Gavin Hydes, said, “The opening of our new Audi North Dublin Terminal facility off Exit 5 M50, will superbly showcase the exciting Audi model range and provide an unparalleled customer experience together with premium parts and aftersales services. This investment demonstrates our confidence in the Audi Brand and reaffirms our commitment to our Manufacturer Partner”. Andrew Doyle, Director of Audi Ireland said; “I am delighted to announce the details of yet another exciting Audi dealership development. “This new Audi dealership will bring the very best new car, used car, and aftersales premium motoring experience to the capital. Whilst this facility will certainly become the largest Audi dealership in Ireland, I can assure you it will be additionally matched by the offering of a world-class customer care experience. This significant investment in Audi North Dublin is part of our overall strategic plan to rollout the new generation Audi Terminal dealerships in Ireland with a view to sustained long term growth and benchmark customer care. Audi Ireland will continue to invest to ensure we remain the clear number one premium car brand in Ireland well into the future.”
Located adjacent to the M50 at Exit 5, Audi North Dublin is highly visible and prominently located. The new facility will boast a new 18 car showroom over two levels, together with a state of the art workshop containing 16 service bays fully kitted out with the latest technology. Other features include an extensive display area for Audi Genuine Accessories, an exclusive first floor Audi quattro showroom for special individualisation of cars as well as a customer coffee lounge, kids’ entertainment area and an onsite business centre fully equipped with the latest in audio visual technology. When completed this new Audi North Dublin facility will provide the best possible environment for customers to view and experience the ever expanding Audi range and will deliver an unrivalled level of service that will further enhance the overall customer experience.
The first nine months of 2011 have seen Audi confirm its position as the leading premium car brand in Ireland with an increase in sales of 22 percent despite the economic downturn and instability