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Des Huges Motors Lands FIAT, FIAT Professional & JEEP Dealership


Gowan Auto are delighted to announce that Des Hughes Motors has been appointed as a Main Dealer for the Fiat, Fiat Professional, and Jeep brands. Based in Portlaoise, Des Hughes Motors brings over 35 years of experience to our network, having previously held the franchise for Toyota. Operating from a well-known and highly visible site, the appointment of Des Hughes Motors will mark a significant step in enhancing brand presence in Portlaoise and the surrounding areas for the three brands.

John Saunders, Managing Director at Gowan Auto Fiat, Fiat Professional & Jeep, commented on this exciting development: “We are thrilled to welcome Des Hughes Motors to our dealer network. Their longstanding reputation for excellence and customer service aligns perfectly with our values. This partnership will undoubtedly strengthen our position in the region and offer our customers unparalleled service and support.”

Brent Hughes, Dealer Principal at Des Hughes Motors, expressed his enthusiasm: “Joining the Gowan Auto family as a Main Dealer for Fiat, Fiat Professional, and Jeep is a tremendous opportunity for us. We are excited to bring these prestigious brands to our community and look forward to a successful partnership.”

Gowan Auto is the exclusive importer and distributor of Fiat, Fiat Professional, and Jeep in the Republic of Ireland. Gowan Auto, a member of the family-owned holding company, the Gowan Group, recently made a significant commercial investment in a new Citywest premises, to future-proof the business and to meet its dealer partners’ sales, parts, technical and aftersales needs, more readily. The company has set its sights on considerable, sustainable growth in the coming years, with much emphasis being placed on strengthening its franchise Dealer Networks.