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Car dealer group Lookers has announced its results this morning reporting a sixth year of successive profit growth and a record performance in its motor division.

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Geneva Motor Show: Ford market share falls due to focus on longer-cycle business

04/03/2015 in News

Ford’s market share has gradually dropped in the last three years due to a conscious decision to focus on longer-cycle business, says Ford of Britain managing director Mark Ovenden.

Vantage Motor Group adds Skoda with Morecombe purchase

04/03/2015 in News

Vantage Motor Group has acquired David Ian Skoda in Morecambe – its first Skoda dealership – boosting group turnover by £8 million from £215m to £223m and increasing its network of sites to 21.

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Glyn Hopkin MD Fraser Cohen on building the car dealer brand through training

Glyn Hopkin managing director Fraser Cohen on how the car dealer group's staff training delivers a loyal customer base and a thriving business.

Meridian MD Mark Robinson on why it won’t grow too big too fast

Managing director Mark Robinson explains Meridian Motor Group’s rapid recent growth and how he and his staff will unite the business under the Vantage brand.

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Apple and Google car manufacturing plans are 'good news' says Carlos Ghosn

Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn has called news that Apple could become a car manufacturer "good news".

IMI boss Steve Nash warns of damage to industry from poor careers advice

Poor provision of careers advice is an obstacle to economic growth warns the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

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