MG Motor makes an electric return to Ireland

The first MG ZS EV models will arrive in Ireland in November 2020, followed by the new MG5 EV Sportwagon and MG HS Plug-in Hybrid Midsize SUV.

Frank Keane Group has been announced as the authorised distributor for MG Motor in Ireland, at a time when MG is expanding its range of electric and plug-in hybrid cars. With over a half a century’s experience in the Irish motor industry, Frank Keane Group is delighted to be appointed as an authorised MG Motor distributor.

MG offers an affordable line-up of electric models starting with the MG ZS EV, a family friendly Compact SUV. With a five-star Euro NCAP safet rating, high levels of technology and a seven year warranty, it is priced from €28,995.

The first MG ZS EV models will arrive in Ireland in November 2020, followed by the new MG5 EV Sportwagon and MG HS Plug-in Hybrid Midsize SUV which will both be on sale in Ireland in the coming months.

Commenting on the announcement, Bill Riordan, CEO of the Frank Keane Group said “We are absolutely thrilled to be getting involved with MG as their Irish partner. It is an exciting time for this growing brand which has such a rich history. The Frank Keane Group started its life in motor distribution over 50 years ago and we look forward to this next step in our journey.”

Gerard Rice, Managing Director, MG Motor Ireland, stated: “We are excited to be appointed as the distributor partner for MG Motor in Ireland for their range of electric vehicles. MG is the fastest growing mainstream car brand in the UK in 2020 and is growing rapidly across Europe with sales already in full flow in a number of markets and other countries will follow very soon. We are currently working hard to select the MG Motor retailers for the Irish market to join us on this exciting and electric journey”.

“We are delighted to be working with the Frank Keane Group to bring the new electric MG brand to Ireland. We selected Frank Keane Group because of its wealth of experience in the Irish market. With our exciting new range of electric MGs, we will be able to offer the Irish motorist fantastic low and zero emissions options across the board.”

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