Pendragon has completed the £17.2 million disposal of its Chevrolet car dealership in Puente Hills, California.
Rotherham motor factor Leisureways UK has been taken over by Autosupplies Group, which trades as Autosupplies (Chesterfield) and Butlers Automotive.
The board of BCA Marketplace has given its backing to a takeover bid from private equity firm TDR which values the group at £1.9 billion.
Marshall Motor Holdings is claiming the title of the UK’s largest Skoda dealer after its takeover of Progress Group.
The Sinclair Group has strengthened its standing as Wales’ largest franchised retailer by adding another premium brand to its portfolio.
Dubai-based conglomerate AW Rostamani has made its first acquisition in the UK, taking a majority stake in Brayleys Motor Group, whose franchises include Honda, Kia, Mazda and Renault/Dacia.
Drive Motor Retail has increased its presence with Vauxhall in the North East with the addition of three new dealership through the acquisition of Darlington-based Sherwoods Group.
Now Motor Retailing has gone into administration, however its five Vauxhall dealerships have been rescued by PSA own dealer group, Go Motor Retailing, and Eden.
Arnold Clark has bought the Alistair Fleming Citroen dealership in Kilmarnock from collapsed parent business TOM Group.
The AA has bought the used car classifieds website VCARS, four years since they formed a partnership which led to the AA Cars brand.
Stoneacre made it three new acquisitions since the start of 2018 with its move for Platts Garage’s multi-franchise site in Stafford.
Vantage Motor Group has acquired Charles Clark Motors’ Toyota and Lexus dealerships in Wolverhampton for an undisclosed sum – growing the group to 24 sites.
Group 1 Automotive UK has acquired its first Mercedes-Benz and Smart businesses as it steadily expands its territory up the East of England.
Stoneacre Motor Group has followed-up its January acquisition of Nottingham’s Chris Variava dealership complex with the completion of a deal to secure Burrows Motor Group’s Hyundai and Fiat franchises in Sheffield.
TrustFord chairman and chief executive Stuart Foulds is targeting greater immediacy in the car buying process in a bid to “differentiate” the business from its AM100 rivals.
Stirlng of Hereford has been acquired by Ponthir Suzuki and Honda following Motorline’s earlier acquisition of the group’s Hyundai dealership.
DM Keith has acquired Grimsby’s Westgate Motor Group in a move which sees the group expand the size of its portfolio to ten franchised dealership sites.
Millers Oils has announced the acquisition of Fuel Additive Science Technologies (FAST).
BBC Dragon’s Den contestant Jordan Daykin has acquired Vehicle Preparation Services Group Ltd for £5 million as the entrapeneuar reveals plans to capitalise on the number plate market.
Snows Motor Group has acquired the Chichester-based Portfield car retail group in a deal which sees the business expand its presence in both new and used car sales.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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