News 17 Sep
Motorpoint travels 86,000 miles in five months of used car home deliveries
Motorpoint has said that its logistics staff have driven 86,000 miles to facilitate used car home deliveries since it launched the service during COVID-19 lockdown.
News 24 Aug
Motorpoint ‘comfortably ahead’ of 2019 with post-lockdown car trading
Motorpoint has reported that business at its 13 used car supermarkets has been “comfortably ahead” of 2019 in the period since the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions were eased on June 1.
News 8 Jul
Available Car alerts staff to 'potential redundancies'
Independent used car supermarket group Available Car has written to its employees warning of “potential redundancies” as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.
News 30 Mar
Motorpoint CEO gives up wage to top-up income of ‘furloughed’ staff
Motorpoint chief executive Mark Carpenter has vowed to give-up his own income from the used car supermarket business in order to top-up the wages of ‘furloughed’ staff during the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown.
News 17 Mar
Big Motoring World duo launch Carzam online car retail platform
Big Motoring World chief executive Peter Waddell and former Cox Automotive president of international operations John Bailey are set to launch Carzam – a new "Amazon-style" online car retail platform.
Supplier News 7 Feb
Cargiant renews Aston Barclay exclusive remarketing contract
Cargiant has renewed its exclusive remarketing contract with Aston Barclay to continue a relationship which has delivered £87 million of used car sales in the past five years.
News 3 Feb
Ospreys rugby players kick-off Motorpoint Swansea car sales
Players form Swansea’s Ospreys rugby union team paid a visit to Motorpoint’s new used car supermarket to kick-off operations at the 500-car facility.
People News 12 Nov
Motorpoint appoints Andy Smyth as first chief operating officer
Motorpoint has appointed former JLA group operations director Andy Smyth as its first-ever chief operating officer as it looks to shift all aspects of its business “from good to great”.
Latest News 24 Oct
Cargiant to transform HQ into London EV centre
Cargiant owner Geoff Warren has spoken of plans to transform the business’s London headquarters into a specialist electric vehicle (EV) centre.
Latest News 3 Oct
Imperial Cars opens 10.8-acre Bristol car preparation centre
Imperial Cars will aim to prepare 3,500 used vehicles for sale via its car supermarket network each month at its new 10.8-acre Bristol facility which begun operation this week.
People News 11 Sep
Available Car appoints Steve Alcock as chief operating officer
Available Car has promoted Steve Alcock to the post of chief operating officer after 17 years with the independent used car supermarket operator.
Latest News 6 Sep
Trade Centre Group to open sixth car supermarket site
The Trade Centre Group will expand into the North with the opening of a sixth car supermarket site in Rochdale before the end of the year.
Latest News 19 Aug
Motorpoint opens new Champion House head office in Derby
Motorpoint has officially opened the doors of its new 7,000 square foot headquarters in Derby.
People News 10 Jul
Motorpoint appoints Richard Start as general manager in Birtley
Motorpoint Birtley’s general manager Richard Start will be expected to hit the ground running after joining the used car supermarket group from the hospitality sector.
Latest News 24 Apr
Motorpoint extends Run For All partnership with lead cars
Motorpoint has put itself at the top of the podium for marketing exposure by support vehicles for a series of high-profile charity runs to be held over the next six months.
Insight 26 Mar
ID50 dealers add more than £600 million in sales
Bumper sales year adds £0.6bn to combined turnover of UK’s 50 biggest independent dealers, as profits, stock holdings and property expansion rise to match demand
Insight 26 Mar
ID50: Independent car dealers share their predictions for 2019
Senior ID50 executives on how lower margins, more competition for good-quality stock and Brexit may affect the outlook for 2019
Latest News 22 Jan
Motorpoint sets £40,000 2019 charity fund-raising target
Motorpoint is targeting a £40,000 2019 fund-raising target following a series of events which delivered a near-£30,000 windfall for its partner charities in 2018.
Car Dealer News 8 Aug
Motorpoint Glasgow to be opened by BBC Scotland Still Game stars
Motorpoint has announced that its Glasgow showroom is to be opened by BBC Scotland Still Game stars Jane McCarry and Mark Cox.
Used Cars 24 Jul
Motorpoint confident for 2018 performance after 'solid sales and profits' in Q1
Motorpoint has posted a short trading update where it said trading in Q1 has delivered “solid sales and profits”.