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Dealership refurbishment is completed at Armstrong Prestige Christchurch, including the addition of a dedicated Mercedes-AMG Performance Centre showroom.
Drive Holidays is established incorporating Peugeot Drive Europe & Citroen Drive Europe. This programme provides Kiwis with access to very competitive short-term leasing rates of brand new Peugeot & Citroen vehicles for driving holidays within Europe.
East Auckland Hyundai opens as the official Hyundai dealership for the East Auckland region.
Mercedes-Benz Botany opens as the official Mercedes-Benz dealership for the East Auckland region.
Armstrong Motor Group acquires the official distributor rights for the Peugeot, Citroen & DS Automobiles brands for New Zealand, trading as Auto Distributors New Zealand Limted.
Volvo vehicle sales is officially relocated to our Armstrong Prestige Dunedin – Andersons Bay Road dealership.
The RAM Trucks brand is added to Armstrong Prestige Dunedin – Andersons Bay Road, servicing the the Otago & Southland region for the renowned American pick-up truck vehicles.
Construction begins for the all new Armstrong Prestige Mercedes-Benz Botany dealership in East Auckland.
Jaguar is added to Armstrong Prestige Dunedin within a brand new, purpose built Jaguar and Land Rover showroom.
The RAM brand is added to Armstrong Prestige Christchurch, servicing the the Canterbury region for the renowned American pick-up truck vehicles.
Armstrong Motor Group becomes the official PEUGEOT & CITROËN dealer for central Auckland with the acquisition of a new dealership located in Greenlane.
The CITROËN brand is acquired and added to the Armstrong Motor Group Lower Hutt and Christchurch dealership.
A third Auckland City Toyota dealership is opened for arguably the country’s premier automotive retail strip, Greenlane.
In one of the highest profile acquisitions in the automotive industry, Armstrong Motor Group secures the two established Auckland City Toyota dealerships from the Giltrap family in the Group’s first foray into the Auckland market. Within months, the Mt Wellington site was expanded as the lease of a neighbouring car yard was secured. The move to Auckland was the first phase in an exciting new growth strategy for the group.
The FIAT / CHRYSLER brands make way for a standalone VOLVO showroom at Armstrong Prestige Wellington.
Armstrong Prestige Palmerston North was sold, allowing the group to focus on the four main centres of New Zealand.
FIAT and ALFA ROMEO brands are added to High Street, Lower Hutt, just a month later, the HONDA brand was added to the group in Timaru.
FIAT and ALFA ROMEO were also brought into Armstrong Prestige Dunedin’s portfolio.
LDV Vans were added to the group’s portfolio at Armstrong Motor Group Christchurch.
August 2012 saw a major re-devolopment of Armstrong Motor Group’s Lower Hutt site at 37 Railway Avenue, creating a modern SUBARU & PEUGEOT dealership and service centre. Very shortly after Railway Avenue reopened with the NISSAN brand joining the group in Lower Hutt.
Armstrong Motor Group Christchurch added the SSANGYONG brand in March 2011 and another Armstrong Prestige site was created in Palmerston North in July 2011, selling and servicing VOLKSWAGEN and AUDI vehicles
February 2008, AUDI and PORSCHE were added next door to the Armstrong Motor Group dealership in Wellington, soon afterwards saw LAND ROVER, VOLVO and JAGUAR brands added. Today, this dealership runs under the Armstrong Prestige banner.
In April 2007 the group moved North and opened Armstrong Motor Group Wellington selling SUBARU and PEUGEOT. Shortly afterwards adding CHRYSLER, JEEP and DODGE.
In December 2007 the Armstrong Prestige dealership in Christchurch was relocated to 6 Detroit Place, becoming multiple recipients of the MERCEDES-BENZ Dealership of the year awards and a flagship MERCEDES-BENZ dealership in the process