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Pictured at the launch of the 2018 Ploughing Championships were Anna May McHugh, managing director of the National Ploughing Association with Alan Bateson, Managing Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and a representative from Height for Hire. Also pictured are Kim Kilduff, Head of Sales and Marketing for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and NPA President James Sutton in the crane. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are the official Motoring Partner of the National Ploughing Championships 2018 for the 8th year in a row providing 4 Motion Transporters and Amarok V6 models for use in the run up and during the Ploughing event.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, official motoring partner of the National Ploughing Championships for the eight-consecutive year, returns to the Ploughing with an eye-catching display sure to impress all attendees.
With a striking stand in the motoring section (located at Block 3, Row 8, Stand 194), Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will have the full range of Commercial Vehicles on display including the California camper van which is celebrating it’s 30-year anniversary. The stand will also exhibit the Crafter, the Amarok V6 Aventura, the Caddy panel van and Caddy Maxi panel van, the Transporter LWB, Shuttle 9-seater and the Caddy Life 7-seater. Models which are of particular interest to trades people and farmers will also be on show including Transporter and Crafter models available in 4 motion with towing capacity of up to 2,500kg as well as a low roof Crafter.
Today FM’s Phil Cawley will be live on the stand each day from 11.30am with plenty of competitions and giveaways for visitors to the stand with genuine merchandise giveaways between 12pm – 2pm daily. This year, a graffiti artist will also entertain visitors over the course of the three days, transforming a Transporter with an incredible artistic display of van art.
Commenting ahead of the Ploughing Championships, Kim Kilduff, Head of Sales and Marketing for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Ireland said: “We always look forward to the Ploughing Championships and welcoming visitors to our stand where they can join us for a coffee and a chat. We have our full range of vehicles for spectators to experience and our team are on hand to discuss details of our fantastic offers including best in market HP and PCP rates and details of our recently launched Lease product. The National Ploughing Championships showcases the Best in Irish Food, Farming and Culture and this partnership matches our brand values as best Commercial Vehicles manufacturer in the Irish Market and we are thrilled to be involved.”