AM Online

AM Franchise Guide 2015

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Volvo continues to win sales with its current range and new models and a new corporate identity are expected to boost registrations.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Volkswagen hit the 200,000 registrations mark in 2014, but the brand suffered in the NFDA Winter 2015 Dealer Attitude Survey.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Managing director Tim Tozer says it can only get better for Vauxhall now that product investment is under way and a retail network revamp is complete.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Toyota last saw UK sales of more than 100,000 units in 2009, but it is on the verge of returning to that exclusive group this year.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    After a record year for UK sales in 2014, Suzuki had a more troubled start to 2015.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    A decade ago, Subaru’s sales were more than three times their current level. However, the brand appears to be moving forward at last.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Škoda director Alasdair Stewart insists that missed targets and overcomplicated terms of business have been ironed out and morale is on the up.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Seat broke through the 50,000 sales barrier for the first time in 2014, but half-way through 2015 its registrations were slightly struggling to keep up.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Renault has a quest for a 5% share of the UK new car market, and its 44% registrations growth in 2014 has laid a solid foundation.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Porsche's popularity and its range expansions mean its UK record of 10,542 registrations in 2005 looks certain to be beaten in the years ahead.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Peugeot retains its position as a 100,000-plus player in the UK car market, despite a 2.8% fall in its 2014 new car registrations and a 4.2% market share.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Nissan’s market share has neared 6% in 2015, and sales volumes are likely to exceed 2014’s 138,000.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    In 2014, Mitsubishi was one of the fastest-growing car brands in the UK and it looks likely to finish 2015 near its pre-recession level of 20,000.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Mini achieved a record 53,661 UK registrations in 2014 and its market share of 2.17% was the brand’s highest anywhere in the world.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Mercedes-Benz broke through the 5% market share threshold in 2014 with 124,419 registrations and it has grown further since.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    At 26,556 units by the start of August, Mazda’s registrations in 2015 look like being on track to beat its 37,784 total for 2014.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Maserati’s registrations have been rising fast since it launched the sub-£50,000 Ghibli and larger Quattroporte in petrol and turbodiesel guises in early 2014.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    After 235 sales in 2014, a fall of 8% on the year before, dealers have been given something to shout about by beating that figure already in 2015.

  • AM Franchise Guide 2015 25 Sep

    Lexus is enjoying a bit of a resurgence, having signed off 2014 with its highest UK sales total since 2007.