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AM's stories of the year: March-April

These are the most read stories published on from March and April 2014.



1) 2014 Geneva Motor Show Photo Gallery

These are the best cars from the first press day of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Click here to see the second day's reveals.


2) David Brown Automotive reveals first new car

A brand-new British sports car company, David Brown Automotive, has revealed its first ever model at a private event in London.


3) Why Williams Automobiles ditched the franchised dealer model for Morgans

Fed up with “ridiculous” volume demands, Williams Automobiles abandoned its franchised dealerships and is carving a future with Morgan sports cars.


4) Customer sues dealership for false imprisonment after deal signed after hours

A customer is suing a US dealership for false imprisonment after claiming it forced her into buying an SUV after closing hours.


5) FCA proposes changes to GAP insurance sales

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing a number of changes to the way GAP insurance is sold which it hopes will shake up the industry.


6) Lookers acquires Colborne Garages for £33.6m

Lookers has acquired the entire issued share capital of Colborne for £33.6 million.


7) How MG is trying to make a 90-year-old brand ‘new’ again

Chinese-owned manufacturer is expanding its model range and UK dealer network


8) Kia vice president breaks ground for flagship Kia West London dealership

Construction is beginning of the UK's flagship Kia dealership alonside the M4 in West London.



9) Beware of manufacturers’ great expectations

Beware car brands creating expectations that dealers cannot deliver, warns Prof Jim Saker


10) Nissan mandates video technology across UK aftersales departments

Nissan’s UK dealer network will all be using CitNOW video technology in their aftersales departments from April 1.

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