Ten dealers from Volkswagen UK’s network are today heading to the carmaker’s German headquarters to receive awards for customer satisfaction and aftersales performanc. The wining dealers are: Anthony Motors, Aberystwyth; Carrs of Hexham; Barnards Volkswagen of Stowmarket, JCB Volkswagen, Ashford; Listers Evesham; Hadwins Volkswagen of Grange Over Sands; Sinclair Garages of Swansea; Hayselden of Barnsley; TL Darby Volkswagen of Burton-On-Trent and authorised repairer North Street Motors of Moreton-In-Marsh.
Sports car importer Lifestyle Automotive will bring the Mexican-designed and built Mastretta MXT to the UK in May 2009. The £32,999 240bhp two-seater sports car received its world debut at the British International Motor Show this week. Production for the new model will start in Mexico in January.
Broadcaster and former cabinet minister Michael Portillo will be the main speaker at the Retail Motor Industry Federation’s annual dinner on October 8. The dinner will be held at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Tickets cost £149 plus VAT.
BEN is holding a fundraising concert at its Lynwood residential home near Ascot on September 6. An evening of classic songs from popular musicals has been arranged. There will be a three-course meal with wine. Tickets are on sale now.