Car dealer criticises "weak, ineffective" SIMI

In the wake of Bill Cullen's motoring group having receivers appointed, a prominent car dealer has criticised the industry's leadership.

10th October, 2012
George Mordaunt: critical of SIMI

The Irish motor industry has “lost its way” with “self-inflicted” damage, led a “weak and ineffective” umbrella body.

That’s according to George Mordaunt, owner of the Clonmel-based dealership, The Mordaunt Group.

Mordaunt was speaking after receivers were appointed to Bill Cullen’s motoring group.

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