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Renault's dealer network 'never been stronger' says UK sales director

“Renault’s dealer network has never been stronger,” says the brand’s UK sales director Darren Payne.

Auto Trader sales director Sharon Randall moves into part-time role

Auto Trader sales director Sharon Randall will be replaced by Le Etta Pearce and Darren Moon as she prepares to take a part-time role with the online marketplace.

Average car dealer turnover up 4.5% in 2015 - but profits fall

Franchised dealers worked harder for smaller returns in 2015.

Group 1 announces acquisition of Spire Automotive

Group 1 Automotive has this afternoon announced the acquisition of Spire Automotive.


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The team at Evans Halshaw's new Car Store in Norwich

Evans Halshaw drives online strategy with the opening of two regional Car Stores

Evans Halshaw has extended the reach of its online-focussed Car Store operation with the opening of new branches in Bristol and Norwich.

Planned location of Vertu's Renault dealership in Leeds

Vertu Motors submits plans for new Bristol Street Motors Renault dealership in Leeds

Vertu Motors have submitted a planning application which could see a former chemical site transformed into a 14,000 Renault dealership in Leeds.

Graeme Potts

Eden Motor Group boss sticks to 'market area' ambition despite five rapid acquisitions

Eden Motor Group’s recent acquisition activity has added five dealerships in as many weeks, but managing director Graeme Potts said the business is not looking to become a 'super group'.

Hatfields managing director Gareth Williams

Hatfields to invest £10m+ in Shrewsbury Jaguar Land Rover car dealership

By 2019 Hatfields Motor Group will have put £10m investment in Shrewsbury following its acquisition last week of the town’s Land Rover franchise from Shukers.


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