Cunningham Higgins motor company has been appointed authorised main sales and service dealer in Galway for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.
Founded in 1999 by Niall Cunningham and Joe Higgins, Cunningham Higgins is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading prestige car dealers.
Operating from high-profile premises at Ballybrit, Cunningham Higgins employs a staff of 20. Facilities within the dealership include an impressive two-storey showrooms, service workshop, parts store, and basement car parking.
Under their new agreement, the company will become exclusive main dealer for the complete range of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. To this end, the company is currently completing a remodelling of its premises to bring them into harmony with international Mercedes-Benz design standards.
Included in this process will be a refurbishment of the showrooms to be styled in muted tones in line with Mercedes-Benz corporate identity and the provision of two additional workshop bays to increase to six the total number of service areas allocated to Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Cars that will form part of the future Cunningham Higgins model programme include the popular Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class ranges, including the new E-Class saloon and coupe range due to be introduced in summer.
Commenting, Stephen Byrne, Chief Executive of Mercedes-Benz in Ireland said: ‘The experience and reputation which Cunningham Higgins possess in the sales and servicing of prestige cars will be of tremendous benefit to Mercedes-Benz. Given their background in servicing the luxury segment of the market, we expect them to make a significant contribution to the growth and development of Mercedes-Benz in the future.’