Stoneacre Motor Group is carrying out a £1 million redevelopment of its iconic Mushroom Garage car retail operation in Rotherham as part of a process which will usher out its Honda and Mitsubishi franchises.
Vertu Motors chief executive Robert Forrester has said that he wishes he could “ban the BBC” among the group’s employees as he bids to block out Brexit negativity to focus on sales process.
Marshall Motor Holdings and Snows Motor Group have added London EV Company (LEVC) retail franchises as the Geely-owned taxi manufacturer increases its UK presence.
Vertu Motors has appointed the former managing director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, Simon Elliott, as its new commercial vehicle director.
Vertu Motors chief executive has said that maintaining the car retail group’s strategic “discipline” to achieve growth in turnover and profits during the six month period to August 31, 2019.
Sytner Group will bring 140 jobs to a fast-growing industrial estate in Northampton with the creation of a “flagship” £12m Jaguar Land Rover dealership.
TrustFord has continued its expansion into wholesale parts sales with the opening of a new PartsPlus centre in Preston.
Sytner Group has reported a 7% increase in turnover and 14.2% rise in pre-tax profitability as it delivered a record set of annual financial results in the year to December 31, 2018.
Group 1 Automotive has become the first car retailer to adopt Audi’s latest corporate identity with the opening of its new 17-car showroom in Chelmsford.
Peoples Ford chairman Brian Gilda has repeated his warning that a no deal Brexit will trigger “Armageddon” for UK industry as the group announced its latest set of annual financial results.
The SLM Group has announced it will make five redundancies when it closes the doors of its Hyundai Norwich dealership at the end of November.
Inchcape has announced that its will leave the Chinese car retail market with the sale of its Lexus, Porsche and Mecedes-Benz dealerships in the country for over £54 million.
Groupe Renault UK has issued a series of special awards to celebrate 115 years of franchised representation from South West car retailers City Motors, SJ Cook & Sons and AKS Yeovil.
Park’s Motor Group has officially opened the doors at its new McLaren Automotive supercar showroom facility in Leeds – after 17 months trading from a temporary facility.
Pendragon’s plan to close 22 of its 34 UK-wide Evans Halshaw Car Store used car retail sites gathered momentum last week with staff taking to social media to share their sadness at site closures.
Motorpoint has handed more than 15,000 hours of paid time to its staff as part of the One Big Dream scheme launched a year ago to help employees “pursue their dreams”.
WLMG has expanded MG Motor UK’s presence in Greater London with the opening of a new Eastcote showroom to coincide with the arrival of the fully electric new ZS EV.
Arnold Clark’s pre-tax profit increased by 6.5% as group turnover rose by 7.8% during 2018 after growth in used car sales volumes helped to counteract the effects of a decline car retail market.
Richard Hardie Group has said that “subdued retail confidence”, traffic disruption and the FCA Group's poor 2018 sales performance were to blame for a second consecutive year of pre-tax losses.
SsangYong Motors UK has added independent off-road vehicle sales specialist Seeker UK to its franchised car retail network with the opening of a new showroom in Chesterfield.
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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