Although MD Paul Goodwin is risk-averse, he says Arbury’s solid foundations and focus on cost will allow him to expand without sacrificing profits.
Robin Luscombe wants low-pressure, long-term relationships with his customers and he’s happy to fill the gaps left by bigger dealer groups.
Glyn Hopkin MD Fraser Cohen says centralised management and beating customer expectations allowed the dealer group to keep standards and profits high as it grew
Acquiring two car supermarkets in 2017 made Sytner the UK’s biggest dealer group, but that was never the aim, says chief executive Darren Edwards
Norton Way Corporate Sales' focus on customers, cradle-to-grave fleet services and in-house expertise have delivered, says operations director Richard Siney.
Dieselgate, rising wages and even terrorists have hurt his business, believes MD Paul Tanner. 'Our model needs to change,' he says.
Trevor Finn is confident that his PLC’s growth lies in consumer-focused technology, a more flexible business model and used car sales.
Nick Beevis hit the ground running as general manager of Perrys Group’s multi-brand Aylesbury site and he’s not finished yet.
Recessions, whether real or threatened, can cause companies to adopt damaging behaviour. Peter Smyth's priority at Swansway this year is stability.
Vospers chairman Peter Vosper and his MD, Nick Vosper, believe scale, property and efficiency will push up margins, but carmakers must help.
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