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Trio wins Continental Tyres Irish Van of the Year Award 2020


The Citroën Berlingo / Opel Combo Cargo / Peugeot Partner Van, a joint collaboration of the three companies has been voted Continental Tyres Irish Van of the Year 2020.

Voted on by a jury of Ireland’s most experienced commercial vehicle journalists, the annual Continental Tyres Irish Van of the Year Award acknowledges productivity, safety, comfort and fuel efficiency in the latest van technology.

The Citroën Berlingo / Opel Combo Cargo / Peugeot Partner came out on top in a field of six contenders for this year’s title.

Pictured from left to right: Cathal Doyle and Anthony Conlon, Irish Car and Van of the Year committee; Des Cannon, Managing Director at Gowan Distributors, Peugeot Importer in Ireland; Pat Ryan, IM Group, Citroen Importer; Rodney Sheridan, Opel Ireland; Tom Dennigan, Contintental Tyres Ireland

Tom Dennigan of award sponsors, Continental Tyres, said: “The combined entry of the Citroën Berlingo, Opel Combo Cargo and Peugeot Partner is a worthy winner of this year’s Irish Van of the Year title.  In assessing the contenders, the jurors commended the superior design elements, excellent driving behaviour and great safety rating of the winning van models, attributes that are common across the three nameplates of the joint entry vehicle.”