Ingham acquires North Harbour Vehicles

29 October, 2021

Ingham Group opens Ingham North Harbour offering an extensive selection of Hyundai, Isuzu and Renault vehicles.

“We are pleased to announce our appointment by Hyundai New Zealand, Isuzu New Zealand and Renault New Zealand as multi-franchise retailer group amalgamated and known as Ingham North Harbour effective Monday, 1st November 2021.”, revealed Trent Ingham, General Manager.

In addition to seven already well-established international car manufacturers within the Ingham Group, the team is proud to welcome Renault to its ever-growing portfolio.

Ingham has also acquired Tyrepower in Glenfield, Procar in Warkworth and Auto Super Shoppe Silverdale as Service Centres to provide geographical convenience not just for all Hyundai, Isuzu and Renault vehicle owners north of Auckland but also for all other make and models. 

“We have been working closely with the previous owner to ensure a smooth transition for the team and of course our valued customers.”, confirms Ingham. The same friendly and very experienced staff, plus the support of additional team members to assist with any enquiries can be expected when visiting the dealerships.

“Continuing to operate as North Harbour Hyundai, and Isuzu and Renault North Harbour located at 175-178 Wairau Road, Glenfield, Auckland the change of ownership will have no impact on our customers wanting to visit our locations just a few minutes off the motorway on the North Shore.”

The appointment of Dealer Principal, Nicholas Tsimas, who has been working successfully in the car industry in South Africa and New Zealand for more than 18 years will return his wealth of knowledge to the Ingham Group and has already proved himself as a real asset, Trent Ingham points out.

“With access to more than 200 vehicles, we offer the full range from hatchback to SUV, including robust 4WDs, innovative PHEVs and outstanding full electric vehicles.” says Nic Tsimas.

“The challenges New Zealand, and especially Aucklander’s have endured over the last weeks have been tough, but I hope everyone managed to find some silver lining during these times. We have certainly utilised the time to prepare our new dealerships to open safely for our customers and our team, with contactless services available across all departments. We are offering test drives, vehicle valuations, competitive finance rates, technical support and of course our factory-trained and qualified team is here for all service and parts requirements.”, according to the Dealer Principal.

Ingham North Harbour guarantees that all touchpoint surfaces within and around the vehicles are sanitised prior to test drives, deliveries and service pick up’s to keep everyone safe. Contactless test drives from home or workplaces can be arranged and the delivery of new vehicles to any location across the North or South Island represents just one aspect of the exceptional service on offer.

For additional convenience, Tsimas reassures that virtual consultations, online services and contactless test drives remain available even with changes to the alert level, should you prefer the comfort of your home.

The team is highly anticipating to be opening as Ingham North Harbour on Monday, 1st November 2021 and would be delighted for customers, friends, neighbours and everyone who would like to say ‘Hello’ to come along following the regulations by the Ministry of Health guidelines. To view all procedures under Alert Level 3, please click here.

Established in 1968, the Ingham Group now represents 8 brands across 16 dealerships in the North Island of New Zealand. Ingham is one of New Zealand’s largest car dealers and started as Otorohanga Motors, a successful Service Centre for two decades. In 1986, John Ingham took over ownership and began the growth of Ingham’s franchise dealership network as we know it today. The Group remains owned and managed by the Ingham family, and you’ll also find all dealerships operated by local Dealer Principals and staff.

Preparing the business for the next generation, Trent Ingham is following his father’s philosophy and continues to expand the business with an innovative approach and passion for the world’s leading motor vehicles, providing award-winning, superior service to its customers.

For more information, please contact our team.

Ingham Group Services Announcement, October 29, 2021.

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