Richard Hardie Group has said that “subdued retail confidence”, traffic disruption and the FCA Group's poor 2018 sales performance were to blame for a second consecutive year of pre-tax losses.
After a torrid 2018, FCA Group MD Arnaud Leclerc is counting on premium products and customer experience to turn things around for his four-brand NSC
FCA Group brands suffered at the hands of testers conducting the Euro NCAP vehicle safety tests, with the Fiat Panda scoring a zero stars rating while the new Jeep Wrangler managed just one star.
Arnold Clark has sold its former FCA Group showroom in Perth to Network Rail and a 6.8-acre site in Kemnay to offshore lifting equipment specialist Safelift Offshore.
Pentagon Motor Group has announced plans to close its Eccles Vauxhall dealership in early 2020, following Vauxhall’s decision to refranchise, termine its entire dealer network and issue new contracts to fewer dealers.
Vospers has targeted greater aftersales efficiency from its £12m supersite which is scheduled to open in Exeter later this year.
Stoneacre made it three new acquisitions since the start of 2018 with its move for Platts Garage’s multi-franchise site in Stafford.
Fiat dealer Richard Cort Italia has gone into voluntary liquidation, with the loss of 19 jobs.
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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