Hendy Group has followed up expansion in its South coast home territory with the acquisition of Hampshire-based Seward Group.
Luxury used car dealer Centurian Automotive looks set to be acquired by listed boutique hospitality specialist, the Barkby Group plc.
Pentagon Motor Group has announced its intention to acquire three Ford dealerships from TrustFord – in Warrington, St Helens and Runcorn.
Lotus Cars franchisee Hoffmann’s of Henley has acquired Jaguar C-Type sports car builder Proteus Sports & Racing Cars.
Luscombe Motors will expand its used car operations and could be set to introduce a third franchise following the acquisition of a “blank canvas” site which adds 50% more retail space for the business.
eBay has announced its intention to by Motors.co.uk from Cox Automotive and join the platform with its Gumtree online classified site to strengthen its online car sales offering.
Waylands Automotive has acquired Johnsons Cars’ Volvo Oxford car dealership to extend it operations to four sites – all with the Swedish premium brand.
Sportif Citroen managing director John Miskin has sold the Aylesbury-based franchised car dealership to his son Simon - signalling his retirement from the business.
Stoneacre Motor Group is set to achieve its ambition of becoming a £1 billion turnover car retail group a year early following the acquisition of four Mill Garages Northeast Ltd Volvo dealerships.
Donnelly Group reveals plans to bring Honda franchise and a Motorstore used car supermarket to Bangor after completing the acquisition of the town’s Shaws Citroen car dealership.
Snows Motor Group has acquired Perrys Group’s single-site multi-brand dealership selling Fiat, Mazda and Peugeot in Portsmouth.
JCB Group has completed the rebranding of the former Hidson Group Kia, Citroen, Mitsubishi and SsangYong dealerships which it acquired in January.
Car valeting and preparation service provider Motorclean has been acquired in a management buyout deal supported by a £13m funding package from HSBC.
Lookers has said that it will continue to be “a major consolidator” after confirming that it is set to complete the acquisition of Jennings Motor Group for an undisclosed sum.
Drive Motor Retail has increased its presence with Vauxhall in the North East with the addition of three new dealership through the acquisition of Darlington-based Sherwoods Group.
Lookers is days away from formally completing the acquisition of £216.6m turnover Jennings Group, AM understands.
Waylands Automotive has added a third Volvo Car UK dealership to its growing franchised operation with the acquisition of Volvo Cars Swindon.
Eastern Holdings has acquired Volkswagen and Mazda retailer Barnetts Motor Group, adding Mazda and Volkswagen franchises in Dundee for an undisclosed sum.
Motorline Group has added Audi to its list of car manufacturer partners with the acquisition of the East Kent Audi franchise from Inchcape.
JCT600 has added Jaguar and Land Rover to its franchised portfolio of premium car brands with the acquisition of two dealerships in Doncaster from Pendragon.
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