1 July 2024

Portlaoise dealership joins Fiat and Jeep network

Des Hughes Motors has been appointed as a Main Dealer for the Fiat, Fiat Professional, and Jeep brands, writes Trish Whelan. Based in Portlaoise, the dealership brings over 35 years of experience to the network, having previously held the franchise for Toyota. 

John Saunders, Managing Director at Gowan Auto Fiat, Fiat Professional & Jeep welcomed the dealership to their dealer network. “Their longstanding reputation for excellence and customer service aligns perfectly with our values. This partnership will strengthen our position in the region and offer our customers unparalleled service and support.” 

Brent Hughes, Dealer Principal, said they are excited to bring these prestigious brands to their 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. 

John Saunders of Fiat Ireland and Brent Hughes of Des Hughes Motors are pictured above at the announcement.