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The judging is complete and so the focus now turns to February 9 and ensuring the most important night in the motor retailing calendar befits the quality of business being celebrated at the 2017 AM Awards.

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Buy a new car online in less than 30 minutes - Peugeot launches new e-commerce platform

Peugeot claims it is the first manufacturer to allow a consumer to buy one of its cars in one place and “in one sitting” – in 30 minutes.

'No reason' Amazon won't start selling cars as buyers 'crave' simple buying experience

There is “no reason” why Amazon won’t start selling cars, believes Toyota GB’s marketing director.

Dealer director crashes Mercedes into family car and threatens to assault mother-of-three, court told

A car dealer smashed his Mercedes into a family's people carrier and threatened to slap a mother-of-three a court has heard.

Dealer's 'glowing' career ends in court after part-ex scam

The manager of a Vauxhall dealership ended a “glowing” career with a suspended prison sentence after selling the franchise's part-ex stock for his own gain.

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New Lookers MD is former Nissan global sales chief Allan Rushforth

Former Nissan vice president of global sales Allan Rushforth has joined AM100 dealer group Lookers as managing director, as Nigel McMinn has been promoted.

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Perrys Group secures £40m to fund expansion

Perrys Group has secured a £40 million refinancing from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

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Swansway appoints head of business at new Jaguar centre

Swansway Motor Group has appointed Matthew Hill as head of business at its first Jaguar centre in Crewe.

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Dealer losses average £13,000 in November 2016

The average UK motor retailer made a loss of just under £13,000 for the month of November, a deterioration of £2,000 from the result in the prior year.

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