Lynk & Co chief executive has said that he will not employ franchised car retailers to sell his subscription-based SUV mobility service, branding showroom visits as what car buyers “hate most”.
Lookers has joined the London EV Company’s (LEVC) taxi retail network with the opening of a new dealership in Stockport.
Daimler and Geely have announced the formation of a 50/50 joint venture to own, operate and further develop the Smart car brand as a premium electric vehicle (EV) pioneer.
Geely’s Lynk & Co brand has claimed the title of the ‘world’s fastest growing car manufacturer’ after 120,414 sales in its parents company’s home market in its first year on sale.
Endeavour Automotive has officially opened its standalone Lotus franchise in Colchester – growing its representation with Geely-owned brands.
Electric sports car brand Polestar has said that it will deliver “a new approach to automotive retail” with the opening of 60 Polestar Space retail spaces by 2020.
Volvo has cited the mounting complication and costs of emissions regulation standards for a decision to ditch diesel form all future products as it moves towards an EV future.
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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