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SsangYong expands network to 51 sites

SsangYong Motor UK, the new importer of Korean SsangYong cars, has added a further seven locations to bring its franchised network up to 51 sites.

Its network now totals 40 sales and service dealerships and 11 authorised repair centres.

The new appointments are:

¦ A E Wilcox, Wickwar, South Gloucestershire
¦ CJB Motorsales, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
¦ Richard Cort, Bury, Lancashire
¦ Hursley Hill Garage, Whitchurch, Bristol
¦ Ian Allan Motors, Virginia Water, Surrey
¦ Mill Garages North East, Hexham, Northumberland
¦ Sheaf Motors, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Paul Williams, SsangYong Motor UK chief executive, said: “We have worked tirelessly over the past eight months to re-establish SsangYong in the UK. While trading conditions are testing, franchised dealers have been very keen to talk to us and we expect to announce a number of further appointments in the coming weeks."

The company is continuing to look for dealers to take on the franchise in a number of open points across England, Scotland and Wales. These include: Aberdeen, Borders, Newcastle, Teesside, Leeds, Bradford, Nottingham, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Coventry, Watford, Leicester, Reading, Exeter, Southampton, London/South East, Mid & North Wales.

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