Glyn Hopkin has invested over £1 million in a new flagship retail store which incorporates virtual reality (VR) to handle sales for FCA Group brands Fiat, Abarth, Jeep and Alfa Romeo under one roof.
Jeep has confirmed to AM that the latest version of its Cherokee SUV was never introduced to UK dealerships despite publicity and press launches of the once core model at the turn of the year.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has entered into an emissions pooling agreement with Tesla in order to avoid fines for violating new European Union emissions rules.
Vospers has officially opened the doors to its £15 million car retail super site, bringing together three sites and Ford, Mazda, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Fiat dealerships in one location in Exeter.
The all-new Jeep Wrangler is now available to order from dealers, with prices starting at £44,865.
Jeep has invested in a sponsorship package with Channel 4 to show off its model range before all ‘Adventures on 4’ programming.
New research has shown that Infiniti has come out top in a survey assessing how far customers will travel to buy a car, while Jeep Ford and Fiat came lowest.
Jeep’s latest Cherokee will be available in showrooms from next year, with an evolved design, larger boot and new technology.
Trading and profits have dipped at Cambria Automobiles due to a drop in new car performance, but its exit from Fiat Group brands will make it stronger
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK has appointed Iain Montgomery as its new sales director for Alfa Romeo/Jeep and Lisa Ford as managing director of Motor Village UK as part of a management restructure.
Vospers has targeted greater aftersales efficiency from its £12m supersite which is scheduled to open in Exeter later this year.
Vospers Motor House is set to build a £10 million multi-franchise car dealership facility, delivering a FordStore and Mazda, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and a prestige car showrooms on a single site in Exeter.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the UK and Ireland has appointed Arnaud Leclerc as its new managing director after predecessor Ashley Andrew left the business following less than 17 months in-post.
Jeep has announced the pricing and specification of its Compass SUV ahead of its arrival in UK showrooms in February 2018.
Jeep has revealed the next-generation Wrangler, which will make its official debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 29.
Dealer satisfaction with carmaker partners has suffered a drop since the winter, according to data published by the National Franchised Dealers Association.
Q2 new car registrations rise at just eight car manufacturers as UK consumer spending slows.
Snows Motor Group is preparing for the opening of a new Suzuki franchise in Basingstoke as it embarks on a recruitment drive to staff another multi-brand location in two months’ time.
FCA Group has appointed former Seat UK head of marketing Andrew Tracey has its brand country manager for Alfa Romeo and Jeep.
After the all-important March plate change, dealers and manufacturers are reviewing what is and is not working to entice customers into the showroom.
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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