Our EvolutionEstablished in 1972, the OHM Group is involved in the exclusive distribution and retail of international brands and related aftersales services in the automotive and power solutions markets.
1972Established the Group with the DAF Distributor (Trucks and Cars)
1976Appointed Volvo Car Distributor and Saab Distributor.
Early 1980sEntered into materials handling & power solutions as Hyster Distributor and Lister Petter Distributor.
1985Appointed Jaguar Distributor.
Mid-1980sFurther expansion into car distribution with SEAT and Alfa Romeo brands
1993Appointed MAN Truck & Bus Distributor.
1995Continued growth of car distribution business with the addition of Chrysler Jeep and Daihatsu.
2003Appointed the SDMO distributor now KOHLER.
2004Spirit Motor Group (Jaguar Land Rover & Volvo) was established as a premium car retail group in South Dublin
2009Appointed Land Rover Distributor
2012Development of Spirit Motor Group retail business. Established Spirit Ford
2013Launch TRP Truck Parts business, with 3 depots across Ireland
2013Appointed Skoda dealer; Spirit Skoda established
2014Acquired Derek Burton 4x4 and established Spirit Burton in Kilpedder, Co Wicklow
2015Acquired Lillis O’Donnell, Ford dealership; Spirit Lillis O’Donnell established
2017Launched new flagship Spirit Volvo showroom
2018Launched new flagship Spirit Jaguar Land Rover showroom
2018Launch Spirit SEAT.
2 additional TRP stores opened in Dublin.
2019DE Power enters Data Centre Collaboration Agreement for EMEA with KOHLER
2021Spirit CUPRA launches.
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