A car dealer in the Midlands has been found guilty of possessing an illegal stun gun.
The boss of independent dealer Karden (Europe) has been banned from running a company after misappropriating £77,000 of customer’s funds. Andrew John Austin ran the used car dealership in Sevenoaks.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a late night raid on Evans Halshaw’s Altrincham Ford dealership which resulted in the theft of five cars.
A suspected hammer attack has caused an estimated £25,000 worth of damage to more than 30 vehicles on a used car retailer’s forecourt.
Police are searching for nine cars after a police dog helped them to track down of of three suspects following a 15-car raid on a Blackburn car retailer’s forecourt.
Three high performance Audi saloons worth £75,000 were stolen from a West Lothian car dealer in an overnight raid which left other vehicles and the property with “significant damage”.
Used car dealers who charged customers a £395 ‘re-stocking’ fee for sub-standard part-exchanges have been ordered to repay thousands of pounds or face a jail term.
Taggarts Land Rover in Motherwell has suffered approximately £850,000 of damage following an arson attack.
The roll-out of standard-fit keyless entry systems on Ford Fiestas has been blamed for a rise in thefts of Britain’s best-selling car by thieves who can exploit the technology.
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is warning businesses to be aware of a new advertising scam.
Seven vehicles were stolen and a number vandalised during a raid on Westover Group’s Poole Peugeot facility.
A car salesman, already on bail for theft from one UK franchised dealer group, joined another dealership and pocketed another £16,500 before getting caught.
A used car dealer discovered that 15 vehicles had been stolen from his business as he celebrated the arrival of his child in hospital.
Police have arrested a fifth man in connection to an overnight raid on Vospers’ multi-franchise site in Plymouth following the release of four other suspects without charge.
A thief who stripped five Audis of their alloy wheels in a £35,000 forecourt raid in Crewe has been jailed for four years.
Staff at Vospers’ multi-franchise facility in Plymouth are trying to establish what items were stolen after thieves ransacked offices in an overnight raid.
A used car dealer has seen his business “devastated” by the loss of seven vehicles in a late night raid just five days after a move to new premises.
A pair of test-drive car-jacking incidents just a few miles apart left one trader with “life-changing injuries” and another reviewing CCTV footage in an effort to catch the culprit.
Fraudsters are targeting car dealership fleets because they are seen as a 'soft touch' for bogus cash-for-crash claims.
A conwoman preyed on the John Clark Motor Group dealership which briefly employed her and pocketed thousands of pounds as a result.
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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