Western Motors wins the double - Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year - County Galway & County Louth

Western Motors Group wins awards in both Galway & Louth

January 2024

 Zero Vehicles Emissions Ireland (ZEVI) and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) have announced the county winners of ZEVI’s EV Dealership of the Year Awards 2024. Now in their third year, these awards recognise and reward excellence in the promotion and sale of electric vehicles (EVs) in Ireland.

In total, 134 car dealerships from 23 counties participated in the awards, up from 124 dealerships in 2023. Funded by ZEVI, these SEAI-administered awards recognise dealerships working to build consumer understanding and experience of EVs and ultimately their roll-out on Irish roads.

Car dealerships are a vital part of the transition to clean and efficient transport. Increasing the amount of EVs on Irish roads means drivers will pollute less, reduce their motoring costs and benefit from the latest technology.

Commenting on today’s announcement Declan Meally, Director of Business, Public Sector and Transport at SEAI said:   

“I want to congratulate this year’s county award winners, with extremely high standards demonstrated by all competing dealerships. It is inspiring to see the continued commitment to reducing emissions on our roads, helping Ireland to achieve a cleaner, more efficient transport future.  It is great to see a significant increase not only in EV sales, but in participation in the 2024 awards.  SEAI recognises that car dealerships and their staff are a key enabler of EV uptake and is delighted to reward excellence in the field.” 

James McCormack, Managing Director of Western Motors group commented: 

“It is fantastic that the teams at both our County Galway and County Louth dealerships are recognised for their excellence and hard work to ensure high standards when it comes to presenting and providing clear information on emobility and the choice of vehicles we offer across the brands. Well done to all involved. "



Car Grades Explained
95% as new condition/100% as new to drive/ min two year warranty
Less than 50,000 km’s
Thoroughly prepared used car/ excellent mechanical condition/ a minimum of 1 year warranty
Less than 120,000 km’s
Reasonable mechanical and cosmetic condition/ a minimum of 6 months warranty
Less than 150,000 km’s
A Part Exchanged/Trade In – only sold on to Trade
Only applicable to Trade In Self Appraisals – scrapped or sold to Trade where possible

As our Digital Dealership grows we know that more buyer confidence is needed throughout the online buying process and to assist we have introduced the Western Motors Group Used Car Grading System. The system has been devised to offer more transparency to our customers and to provide an easy guide as to the quality of the used car being sold.