Founded in 1810, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group is one of Ireland’s leading motor retailers. The Group has interests in vehicle hire, motor dealerships and fleet management.
The Group has three car dealerships situated on the Bandon Road, Bishopstown, on the Douglas Road and in the Mahonpoint Retail Park, all in Cork City. The company represents the Honda, Jaguar, KIA, Land Rover, Opel, Peugeot, SEAT and Volvo new car franchises, including the Opel & Peugeot commercial franchises. Additionally, the Douglas Road dealership is home to an extensive CSS approved Bodyshop and an authorised aftercare centre for Mercedes small commercials.
The Group’s Fleet Management company, Johnson & Perrott Fleet, is located at South City Business Park, Tallaght where the Group provides a full range of products and services for both car and commercial vehicle customers in the Republic of Ireland. Johnson & Perrott Fleet is a member of Global Fleet Services, which is represented by ARI in Northern America, ALD in mainland Europe and the United Kingdom, Imperial Fleet Services in South Africa and ORIX in Asia.
In May 2018, the Group purchased National Truck Rental, which hires out commercial vehicles to many of the Republic’s largest companies. National Truck Rental, which was founded in 1980, is a market leader in the provision of specialist commercial vehicles and is heavily invested in both long-term contract hire and short-term rental of commercials with an emphasis on vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. The business operates from a 16,500 sq. foot building on a 2.2-acre site at Stadium Business Park near Blanchardstown which was purpose built in 2003 and is designed to facilitate the largest of trucks to drive straight through the workshop.
Johnson & Perrott Motor Group is owned by members of the Whitaker family, and its head office is located at Douglas Road, Cork.