Gowan Group, which took on the distributorship for Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, and Fiat Professional Vans this year, has announced a new dealer for three of the four brands. Fort Motors, long-established on Cromwellsfort Road in the Walkinstown area of west Dublin, will take on all Jeep, Fiat and Fiat Professional.
More than 60 years in business
Over 60 years in business, Fort was founded in 1959 by Cyril Molloy Snr with their initial dealership roots firmly placed with the Fiat brand. The business legacy and long reputation for quality service continue today with the leadership of the next generation, Cyril Jnr and Paul Molloy.
John Saunders, Managing Director of Fiat and Jeep Ireland, spoke of the appointment: "We warmly welcome Cyril and Paul Molloy and the wider team at Fort Motors to the Fiat, Jeep and Fiat Professional dealer networks. We are thrilled to have such a prominent dealer partner joining the networks of these trusted brands.
New model launches
"Fort Motors joins our existing Dublin network bringing with them decades of extensive experience. There are some very exciting new model launches coming for both the Fiat and Jeep brands in the next 12 to 18 months and we are delighted that this exciting appointment comes within days of the end of 2022, marking another milestone for the reestablishment of these renowned brands in Ireland, we wish them every success"
Cyril Molloy, Director, Fort Motors, said: "The team at Fort Motors are delighted to be joining the Fiat, Jeep and Fiat Professional networks. This is an exciting relaunch period for Fiat and Jeep in Ireland and we are proud to be part of the new future of these brands in Ireland"
Paul Molloy, Director, Fort Motors, added: "The Fort Motors team have firmly established ourselves as a 'Go To' for quality service that our customers have trusted for generations. We are delighted that we will bring Fort Motors back to its Fiat heritage and launch the Jeep brand in Dublin 12. We look forward to showcasing what these incredible brands have to offer from January 2023 to all our customers"