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Has 'demonisation of diesel' affected your car sales? Tell AM

How has negative coverage of diesel cars affected UK dealers? Is the 'demonisation of diesel' affecting your sales of new and used cars?

Mercedes 3m vehicle ‘voluntary recall’ to reduce NOx emissions

Mercedes-Benz dealers in the UK will apply software upgrades to “several hundred thousand” diesel engines as the premium brand bids to cut nitrogen oxide emissions on three million vehicles.

Snows Motor Group poised for Suzuki and FCA franchise openings

Snows Motor Group is preparing for the opening of a new Suzuki franchise in Basingstoke as it embarks on a recruitment drive to staff another multi-brand location in two months’ time.

New chairman and CEO for TrustFord

TrustFord has announced the appointment of Stuart Foulds as its new chairman and chief executive officer after predecessor Steve Hood took a permanent post in Asia.


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Ron Dennis sells McLaren share for £275 million

McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive have merged to form the McLaren Group after former chairman Ron Dennis sold his share in the business for £275 million.

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Motorline Group completes Hereford Hyundai acquisition

Motorline Group has completed acquisition of Hereford Hyundai from Stirling of Hereford for an undisclosed sum.

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Sytner Group acquires Trainer BMW and Mini operation

Sytner Group has acquired BMW and Mini retailer Trainer (holdings) Limited for an undisclosed sum.

PSA Retail's 'digital showroom' in Paris

PSA opens first of 30 'digital dealerships'

PSA Retail has opened a digital showroom in Paris and has plans to open a further 30 locations across Europe by 2020.