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JCT600's Tordoff completes 3,000-mile Talisker trans-Atlantic row

JCT600 Vauxhall Bradford dealership manager James Tordoff and his good friend Chris Nicholl have successfully completed a gruelling 3,000-mile trans-Atlantic rowing challenge.

Pendragon submits Porsche Centre and restaurant development plans

​Pendragon has applied for hybrid planning permission to build a new Porsche Centre car dealership and a restaurant on the outskirts of Nottingham.

Snows Motor Group’s Richard Betts appointed group corporate director

​Snows Motor Group has promoted group corporate sales manager Richard Betts to the post of group corporate director to boost commercial vehicle, lease and fleet business.

Vantage reveals declining 2018 profits following MBO

Vantage Motor Group has published details of a 14.3% decline in profit before tax in a set of 2018 financial results published a month after its acquisition in a management buy-out (MBO).

Pendragon to begin ‘satellite’ Evans Halshaw Vauxhall closures

Pendragon is preparing to close several of its Evans Halshaw Vauxhall dealership locations as part of the PSA Group-owned brand’s plan to shrink its UK retail network.

UK not included in Volkswagen Group's WeShare mobility scheme plan

The Volkswagen Group is set to expand its WeShare VW and Skoda car sharing scheme across Europe, but the UK will not feature in plans for the manufacturer’s mobility offering.

Crown Motors adds Suzuki franchise to Hendon Honda dealership

Crown Motors joined the Suzuki GB franchise with the opening of a new dealership location within its existing Honda showroom in Hendon, Essex.

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As we enter a new decade, it’s a perfect time to take stock and review the current aftersales journey and how this can be improved to be a key revenue driver for dealers.



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Car dealers, manufacturers, suppliers - shouldn't you enter the 2020 AM Awards now?

Entries are now being received for the 2020 AM Awards for the UK motor retail industry, and there are three exciting new categories.

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Tribunal awards Perrys Motor Sales general manager £26,752

Former Perrys Motor Sales general manager David Walker Smith has been awarded £26,752 after successfully claiming unfair dismissal in an employment tribunal concluded in Manchester.

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Pendragon reports Q3 revenue decline amid mass site closures

Pendragon has delivered an interim statement to share news of a 57.9% growth in underlying profit before tax as revenues and profits continued to decline amid mass site closures during Q3.

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Sandicliffe Motor Contracts makes UK fleet market exit

Sandicliffe Motor Group’s Sandicliffe Motor Contracts (SMC) is pulling out of the UK fleet market due to continued pressure on profits and “challenging trading conditions” in the sector.