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Shelbourne Motors gets Maxus LCV franchise in Northern Ireland

Shelbourne Motors is expanding its multi-franchise Newry complex with a new Maxus dealership focused on van sales.

The partnership will allow Shelbourne Motors to offer dedicated sales and aftersales services for new and used Maxus light commercial vehicles to customers across Northern Ireland.

Andrew Setterfield has been recruited by Shelbourne Motors as Maxus sales manager to spearhead the brand’s sales strategy at the family-owned vehicle retailer.

Shelbourne Motors opened its mult-franchise site in 2019, following a £5m investment.

Paul Ward, director of Shelbourne Motors, said: “We’re delighted to partner with Maxus to bring the global car manufacturer’s commercial vehicles to our state-of-art Newry site for drivers and van operators across Northern Ireland.”

The Maxus range of vehicles includes the all-electric eDeliver 3 which is a cross between a small and medium van and the larger eDeliver 9.

Mark Barrett, general manager of Harris Maxus, said: “With an excellent local reputation spanning almost five decades, we are thrilled to partner with the family-owned Shelbourne Motors to add to our expanding Maxus dealer network in Northern Ireland.

“Shelbourne Motors already has long-term partnerships with an impressive list of global vehicle manufacturers, and we look forward to forging our own successful partnership in the years ahead based on our shared commitment to go that extra mile for our customers.”

Shelbourne Motors employs over 170 staff across its dealerships in Portadown and Newry. The Maxus partnership adds to existing Toyota, Renault, Nissan, Kia and Dacia franchises, as well as a Used Car Supermarket, Vehicle Rental Division and Valet Centre.  

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