Marshall Motors and Vertu Motors bosses Daksh Gupta and Robert Forrester have recognised the efforts of their car retail workforce to support the NHS and other key workers during the coronavirus lockdown period.
Coronavirus-prompted car dealership closures resulting from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lock-down of non-essential retail businesses will see ‘80% of car dealership employees’ placed on Government salary support.
Cambria Automobiles has claimed that a shift towards luxury car retail enabled it to maintain profits as manufacturers adjusted vehicle supplies to mitigate the impact of new EU CO2 emissions regulations.
Group 1 Automotive boss Earl J. Hesterberg has said that the retail group had been able to overcome “serious challenges presented by Brexit uncertainty in the UK” in 2019 thanks to its “powerful US performance”.
Cambria Automobiles’ transition towards luxury car sales with the opening of new Bentley, Lamborghini and McLaren showrooms has helped it to a 37.4% increase in profit before tax in its latest annual financial results.