FRF Volvo Swansea has become the Swedish premium car brand’s latest franchisee to invest in its Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) corporate identity – breaking ground on a new £1.75 million dealership redevelopment.
Vertu Motors’ Farnell Land Rover dealership in Bradford has begun a £2.4 million transformation as part of the Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) Arch Concept corporate identity programme.
Sturgess Motor Group has completed the sale of its Volvo Car UK franchise in Leicester to TMS Motor Group after revealing a pre-tax loss of £1.26 million in its 2018 annual financial results.
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.
A complete replica dealership has helped the UK’s Mitsubishi dealers understand how their sites will look by the end of 2022.
Car manufacturers are keen to see their brands properly presented, but the process can be expensive for franchises aiming to comply
Volkswagen retailers across the globe will set about replacing the brand’s logo at 10,000 car showrooms and service partners as part of a new corporate identity for the German brand.
Porsche has begun a pilot in Germany of a new showroom corporate identity for its franchised network, ahead of roll out globally from mid-2020.
Premium independent used car retailer Integrity Automotive has moved into Donalds Group’s former Mazda and Volvo showroom as part of an expansion of the business.
Citroen managing director Karl Howkins has conceded that the manufacturer “lost the dressing room” in light of an “absolutely horrendous” result on the NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey.
Citroen van dealers are to adopt a new showroom corporate identity, with extensive use of red and white stripes, under its new 'La Manufacture Citroen' scheme.
Corporate identity demands have been described as “the straw that broke the camel’s back” in prompting the closure of Hardie Motor Group’s Peugeot franchises in Larbert and Stirling.
Evans Halshaw’s Edinburgh West showroom has become the first Groupe Renault franchise in the UK to adopt the new Renault Store exterior design philosophy.
JCT600 invited 200 valued customers to an event to officially re-open its Mercedes-Benz of Sheffield showroom following the completion of a £1m refurbishment of the facility.
The Queen’s Jaguar supplier will be forced to close its doors for the final time at the end of the year after it failed to meet JLR’s strict dealer standards.
BMW Group’s head of premium retail experience has said that the brand needs to “completely revolutionise” its network strategy as it looks to the future.
Bristol Street Motors has unveiled a new team and a new look at its upgraded Vauxhall dealership in Hexham, following a £120,000 facelift.
HR Owen’s Bentley Berkshire showroom is the first to show off the luxury brand’s new corporate identity standards.
JCT600 has started a £2 million redevelopment of its Lincoln Audi dealership to bring it in line with the German brand’s latest showroom design.
Barnetts Motor Group is claiming to be the first Mazda dealer in the UK to reveal the new premium-style dealership exterior for the Japanese manufacturer.
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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