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Nissan margin changes were wrong, says Jim Wright

Outgoing Nissan managing director Jim Wright takes dealer criticism over margin changes ‘on the chin’ and promises better communication in future.

Motorvogue expansion signals the end of West's Group

Northampton-based franchised dealer Motorvogue has expanded with an acquisition of three dealerships from West’s Group, with West's exiting from motor retail.

Guest opinion: too many 'enquiry rich, process poor' dealers losing sales

Customers are being allowed to leave the dealership without having gone through any of the processes that might have allowed them to gain a rapport with the sales staff or add some impetus to make a purchase.

Inchcape puts focus on used cars and fixed costs review

Inchcape’s UK business is putting increased operational focus on used cars to drive revenue growth now the new car market has peaked.

New FCA rules on the sale of GAP 'prove to be a sales boost'

A year after their introduction, rules on the sale of GAP have boosted product sales and focused consumer minds on quality and not price

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Go Motor Retailing continues return to financial health despite profit fall

Go Motor Retailing continues its journey towards financial strength despite a dip in profits in the last financial year.

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Macklin Motors appoints Robert Auld to manage new Glasgow Nissan dealership (video)

Macklin Motors has appointed Robert Auld to manage its new Glasgow Nissan dealership, currently under construction.

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Geely deals dealerships out of Lynk & Co brand (gallery)

Geely Auto Group has launched new global car brand Lynk & Co with the intention of pursuing a retail proposition which cuts traditional retailers out of the equation.

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Group 1 Automotive takes over CMH Gowrings Ford site

Group 1 Automotive has taken the lease on the Ford dealership in Basingstoke formally operated by City Motor Holdings which has gone into administration.


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