Several franchised dealer groups had announced on Monday the temporary closures of their car showrooms just hours before Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a lockdown of all non-essential workers and businesses tonight.
Groupe Renault promote Stephen Whitcombe.
The future of automotive retailing has been in question as car buyers have uncertainty around diesel, electrification and autonomous cars.
Marshall Motor Holdings is closing five franchised dealerships and a used car centre after a review of the business.
Hexagon has opened a new Lotus showroom at its flagship headquarters in East Finchley.
Honda is set to roll out a new retail display solution across its 163 car dealerships across the UK.
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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