Prospective DS Automobiles retailers in the UK are now able to join the French premium brand’s franchise for “as little as £150,000” following a change in its corporate identity (CI) demands.
DS has expanded its dealer network with a new site at Birmingham North, operated by dealer group Robins & Day.
PSA Group has reported record H1 profitability on the same day that Aston Martin suffered a share price slump, Daimler revealed Q2 losses and reports suggest mass job cuts could be on the cards at Nissan.
Tesla’s Model 3 was singled out for special praise as it lined up alongside Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class and GLE-Class and Skoda’s Skala in achieving a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
DS Automobiles has confirmed the specification and pricing of its first electric vehicle (EV) - the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense.
DS Automobiles has awarded the team at W R Davies Motor Group's DS Salon Stafford with its ‘Entrepreneurial Award’ for outstanding achievement.
Former Volkswagen UK managing director Alison Jones has been appointed as the PSA Group's managing director of Peugeot, Citroën and DS Automobiles in the UK.
GO Vauxhall has been rebranded under a Robins & Day rebrand designed to highlight the car retail operations’ status as part of the PSA Group.
Citroen, DS and Peugeot vehicles will be available on a month-to-month car subscription basis after PSA Finance struck up a partnership with mobility provider Drover.
Robins & Day has completed an 11-day ‘Pass the Pudsey’ event as it hosted the famous mascot of BBC Children in Need during a whistle-stop fund-raising tour of its UK car dealership network.
DS Automobiles will accelerate its model shift towards SUVs and EVs with the introduction of the new DS 3 Crossback, which will offer an electrified E-Tense drivetrain in mid-2019.
John Grose Group has officially opened the doors to its new Peugeot, Citroën and DS Automobiles dealership in Ipswich – bringing PSA Group under one roof the first time in the town.
PSA Group has completed the certification of all its passenger cars under the new WLTP fuel economy and RDE vehicle emissions test regimes.
DS Automobiles has appointed former PSA sales director Rob Thomas as its UK sales director.
DS Automobiles has revealed that its franchised car dealerships will offer vehicle rental from this autumn as it revealed more details of its Only You customer service offering.
Robins & Day has added Peugeot and DS Automobiles brands to its Birmingham showroom after fire tore through the former Citroen-only facility in January 2017 – prompting a major redevelopment.
DS Automobiles has become the latest car brand to announce that all its new car lines will include electrified versions, but six years behind rival Volvo.
PSA Group expects to launch a connected aftersales platform across its Peugeot, Citroen and DS Automobiles brands that could boost car retailers’ retention levels “by next year”.
JC Halliday & Sons has officially opened Northern Ireland’s first DS Automobiles dealership, bringing a “taste of Paris” to Eglinton with the new DS Store facility.
DS Automobiles has announced plans to have 400 standalone DS dealerships across Europe, with 60 in the UK, by the end of 2018.
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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