Lookers is investing £10 million over the next two years in a bid to deliver a “gold-plated” sales process ahead of the launch of an official investigation of the business by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Vertu chairman Peter Jones will tell this morning’s car retail group AGM that the group experienced profit declines of £2.3 million from new car sales and £1.1 million from use in the four month period to June 30.
Vertu Motors has inducted 27 new members into its Masters Club, which recognises colleagues from the group’s 125 dealerships who have excelled in their role and delivered outstanding levels of performance.
Richmond Motor Group has completed the acquisition of Sparshatts Group less than a fortnight after being named as the highest-placed newcomer to the AM100 ranking of the UK largest franchised car retailers.
HR Owen’s annual financial results for 2018/19 have revealed that the London-based supercar and luxury car retailer has delivered a four-fold increase in pre-tax profits in the three years since its acquisition by the Malaysian Berjaya Group.
Pendragon needs to refocus its Car Store used car supermarket strategy as it seeks out “self-help opportunities” in light of an operational business review which predicted that the group would make a significant loss in H1, 2019.