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Honda Expand Dealer Network with Motorpark Galway

Universal Honda Ltd, importers of Honda Cars in Ireland, has announced the continued expansion of its dealer network with the appointment of well-known Galway Dealers, Motorpark. The appointment is the latest in a series of high profile Dealer additions for Honda over the past three years, and takes the total number of Honda dealerships in Ireland to 22.

The appointment of Motorpark Galway gives Honda a very prominent and high profile new home in Galway from which to serve the city and county. One of the oldest Motor Dealerships in the country, Motorpark has been in business in Galway for 102 years and is a well-known name across the country thanks to many years of quality and professional service for their customers. Based in modern showrooms on the Headford Road, Galway, Motorpark will offer a full range of sales, servicing and parts operations for Honda Cars in the region with a team of 45 staff in the Dealership.

The new addition is the latest in a number of important Dealership appointments as part of an ongoing network investment programme by Honda. Wicklow has seen the appointment of Castle Garage in Bray. In Dublin, Honda increased its presence in the west of the city with the high-profile location of Cranley Cars on the Naas Road. In Kildare, prominent Dealership group, Fitzpatricks, in Kildare town are the new home of Honda in the county. In the Southwest, T. Sheils & Co. have introduced Honda at both their Limerick and Ennis Dealerships. While in Donegal, Highland Motors in Letterkenny are the new location for Honda in the North West.

Commenting on the expansion, Adrian Cole, Managing Director of Universal Honda Ltd. said: "With the addition Motorpark to the Honda dealer network, we look forward to continued growth for Honda in the West in the coming years. Across Ireland, 2014 has seen strong growth for Honda with an increase of almost 40% in our sales so far this year. With a renewed range of cars, and very exciting new products on the horizon, the future for Honda in Ireland is very bright. We aim to offer the best levels of quality and service to Honda customers, and the continued appointment of high calibre Dealerships such as Motorpark Galway is key to this goal. " Ends

At the signing of Motorpark to the Honda Network are (front l to r) Adrian Cole, Managing Director, Universal Honda Ltd., Michael Barry, Managing Director, Motorpark Group, Gerard Halloran, Dealer Principal, Motorpark Galway, (back l to r) John Saunders, Sales Manager, Universal Honda Ltd., John Donohoe, Aftersales Director, Universal Honda Ltd.