The former commercial director of Sytner Group’s Car Shop used car division, James Dunkley, has joined Camden Ventures as a managing partner weeks after departing the AM100-topping retailer.
Chief executive Jonathan Dunkley, chief financial officer Brian Scott and commercial director James Dunkley of the Sytner Group’s CarShop used car supermarket division have all departed the business, AM understands.
Sytner Group has opened the doors of its £9 million BMW car dealership in Cardiff after contractor MCS Group met its Christmas deadline for completion.
Pentagon Motor Group has announced the appointment of Sytner Group used car supermarket division head of business Alwyn Harris as a regional director.
Sytner Group’s used car supermarket division will launch a new drive-in service centre concept when it opens the doors to its 10th CarShop site in Bristol this weekend.
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.
Sytner Group’s Car People used car supermarket network has been rebranded and brought under the CarShop banner.
CarShop has been granted planning permission to allow it to further expand Sytner Group's used car supermarket division with the opening of a new facility in Nottingham.
Sytner has appointed Midas Construction to build £12.3 million new Guy Salmon Jaguar Land Rover dealership at Cribbs Causeway, near Bristol.
Sytner Group will further expand its used car supermarket division with the opening of a new CarShop location in Nottingham if plans for the new site gain the approval of city officials.
The Sytner Group's Car Supermarket Division has extended its remarketing partnership with Manheim for a further two years, including the launch of a new sales programme in Leeds.
Sytner Group's CarShop has partnered with BCA in a 12-month deal that will see up to 7,500 vehicles sold annually in weekly sales.
Sytner Group's CarShop used car supermarket operation has opened a £100,000 Technical Training Centre at its preparation centre in Leighton Buzzard.
The executive leadership team at CarShop are taking part in a charity challenge as part of their drive to raise £100,000 annually.
A CarShop survey aiming to deliver insight into the attitudes of women to the car buying process has found that many are at ease with entering a showroom, but do not like to engage in negotiations.
CarShop won the AM Award 2018 for Best Social Media Strategy
Sytner’s US owner Penske Automotive Group has completed the acquisition of The Car People following an announcement of the move last month.
Sytner has acquired The Car People, its second used car supermarket group takeover within 12 months.
CarShop has raised over £8,600 in the Three Peaks Challenge, as part of its commitment to raising £100,000 for Global’s Make Some Noise.
Since it won its AM Award, CarShop has introduced new features on its mobile-first website. The aim is for continuous improvement, says IT director Leo Nelson.
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