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Cazoo completes acquisition of car supermarket group Imperial Cars

​Online car sales start-up Cazoo has completed the acquisition of £201.4 million turnover, 18-site used car supermarket group Imperial Cars.

Vertu Motors to reduce employee headcount by 345 to 'future proof' business

Vertu Motors has taken the decision to cut 345 jobs as it looks to future proof its operations through increased automation in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Motorpoint set to expand stores and online car sales despite 15% profit dip

Motorpoint has completed almost 2,000 home delivery orders two months since beginning the service, and is set to expand to 15 sites with Glasgow and Stockton showrooms

Pendragon CEO interviewed. Dealers' lockdown benefits. Retailing responsibly. All in the new AM digital magazine

AM's July Issue has insights into dealers getting back to business, steps to retail responsibly, and Pendragon CEO Bill Berman's plans to pull the group back into profit.

Car retailers will not have to enforce mandatory face coverings rule

Car retailers will not be called upon to enforce the mandatory wearing of face coverings by customers at UK dealerships under new guidance issued by Government.

Car dealer issues warning after averting £80,000 Bounce Back Loans scam

​Car retailers have been warned to be on their guard after a fraudster attempted to scam the James Glen Car Sales out of £41,000 and a Porsche Cayman sports car by exploiting the Government’s Bounce Back Loans (BBL) scheme.

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Nissan Sunderland

Nissan restructure follows 2019's worst financial results in 11 years

Nissan is set to close its Barcelona plant as it consolidates its European manufacturing operations in Sunderland as part of cost-saving measures designed to achieve a 5% profit margin within four years.

Richmond Motor Group has completed the acquisition of Newmans Southampton

Richmond Motor Group completes Newmans Southampton acquisition

​Richmond Motor Group has completed the acquisition of Newmans Southampton and revealed plans to grow its business with the opening of four more dealerships in the next 18 months.

Jaguar Land Rover Solihull manufacturing plant

JLR could axe a further 1,100 jobs as losses grow

​Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is expected to axe a further 1,100 contracted worker jobs from its UK factory floors following the impact of COVID-19 on manufacturing and global sales.

Anca Group's new Brighton Suzuki franchise

Anca Motor Group adds new Brighton Suzuki dealership

Anca Motor Group has added a new Suzuki Brighton dealership to its portfolio.