Des Hughes Motors new main dealer for Fiat, Fiat Professional and Jeep


Gowan Auto has announced 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 the network, having previously held the franchise for Toyota.

Operating from a well-known and highly visible site, Gowan Auto says 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.

Pictured from left: John Saunders (Managing Director at Fiat Ireland) and Brent Hughes (Dealer Principal at Des Hughes Motors).

John Saunders, managing director at Gowan Auto Fiat, Fiat Professional & Jeep, commented: “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, added: “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.