Paul Daly shares his thoughts on the dominance of large consolidators and international groups creating uncertainty in the market.
Audi has appointed Andrew Doyle as UK brand director, moving from his role as managing director of Audi Australia.
Lookers has acquired West Midlands-based BMW Mini retailer Knights North West Limited group for £27.2m in cash.
Knights Mini has secured a solus supply deal with RED Driving School as the company starts to replace its fleet with 350 new Minis.
Knights continues to seek improvements and take risks, according to the judges, as in this case with its mould-breaking ‘open-all-hours’ policy.
Knights Group aftersales director Ian Dow explains why he has extended working hours, up to 2am for some departments, and why the motor trade needs to follow the lead of other retail sectors on customer convenience.
A selection of images from AM's recent visit to Knights North BMW & Mini, Stoke-on-Trent
Ian Dow, Knights' aftersales director, provides a look around the group's Stoke site.
Barry Holt of Blue Bell Crewe, has retired from his role as dealer principal after 28 years with the Blue Bell Group.
Knights BMW will be opening its Stoke-on-Trent dealership from 7am to 9pm between Monday and Thursday and will be opening its servicing department for extended opening hours on the weekend.
Find out who took away the big prizes at the AM Awards from the event at the ICC, Birmingham.
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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