CAB Motor Company ‘power ahead’ of the competition to claim coveted SIMI Award
Cork’s CAB Motor Co. Wins SIMI Award for Franchised Sales Operation of the Year
CAB Motor Company, Main Ford Dealer in Ballintemple, Cork has ‘outmanoeuvred’ motoring industry competitors with their sales and service offerings to claim the prestigious and heavily coveted title of “Franchised Sales Operation of the Year” at the SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards. The friendly and professional team at CAB were seen to demonstrate excellence and best practice in their category over the last 12 months by an independent judging panel. They emerged victorious at a glittering ceremony at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4. The awards now in their seventh year were attended by over 700 of the Motor Industry’s senior figures and guests and presented by RTE Sports Commentator & TV presenter Marty Morrissey. Conor Cavanagh and John Wilkins we on hand from CAB to accept the award.
The award winning company which is a Main Ford Dealer and the largest of its kind in Munster employs 50 full time staff. CAB Motor Co. offers the full range of new Ford vehicles including the sporty Ka+ to the iconic Mustang, as well as the extensive range of Ford commercial vehicles, which dominate the Irish LCV market. In addition they have a full complement of used vehicles, aftersales accessories as well as parts and servicing facilities. The company was founded in 1925 to meet the growing needs of Cork motorists and are proud of their deep roots in the local community including numerous local sponsorships and charity beneficiaries. Recently they have partnered as sponsors for College Corinthians AFC and the Cork Senior Hurling and Football teams as well as donating a brand new Ford Focus to raise funds for St Vincent de Paul for the past 4 years running.
Commenting on their latest achievement Dealer Principal of CAB Motor Company Conor Cavanagh said “We are delighted to win Franchised Sales Operation of the Year at the Irish Motor Industry Awards. It is especially meaningful in this landmark year, when we celebrate 100 years of Ford in Ireland, to be recognised as the standout dealership nationally and full credit must go to our dedicated staff who go above and beyond on a daily basis to ensure customer satisfaction.”
Alan Nolan, Director General of the SIMI, said “The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with Bank of Ireland Finance is a night of celebration for our Industry. Our members across the country work hard in contributing both locally to employment and to the economy overall. To win this accolade is extra special as it recognises their efforts and dedication to stand out from the competition. We congratulate CAB Motor Co. along with the other category winners and thank those who participated and continue to raise standards within their businesses.”