The Joe Duffy Group has been appointed Volvo Cars sales and aftersales partner for Athlone.
This is the Group’s second Volvo Cars dealership and 18th franchise appointment. Joe Duffy Volvo Cars Athlone is located on the Tuam Road, Monksland, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and Joe Duffy Volvo Cars Swords is in the Airside Motor Retail Park, Co Dublin.
Commenting on the appointment, David Thomas, MD for Volvo Cars Ireland said: “The expansion of the Volvo retail network is a reflection of the development and commitment of the Volvo Cars brand in Ireland. Joe Duffy Volvo Cars Athlone will give us a strong hold in The Midlands and allow customers in the area a more convenient location to purchase and service their Volvo Cars.”
He added: “The Volvo Cars brand has enjoyed great success this year, with retail orders up by 36 per cent year on year and the XC40 being crowned Irish Car of the Year. We have ambitious plans for 2019, and as a partner, Joe Duffy Athlone will help us deliver on these.”
David Matthews, Joe Duffy Group Brand Director said: “We are very proud to be representing Volvo Cars in Athlone. Our investment will lead to the creation of further jobs over the next year. This appointment further demonstrates our confidence in the Volvo brand and the strength of our manufacturer relationship. This is another essential step in our growth plans for the Group and increases our National footprint by giving us a further presence with Volvo Cars in Connaught.”