Car Dealer News 17 Feb
Vertu Motors announce new sports sponsorships (video)
Vertu Motors has agreed a partnership with Somerset Country Cricket Club and Macklin Motors backs Ronan Pearson for EXCELR8 Motorsport.
Car Dealer News 9 Feb
Vertu Motors submits plans for new Macklin Motors Toyota dealership in Ayr
Vertu Motors looks poised to expand its car retail footprint in Scotland with the development of a new-build Macklin Motors Toyota dealership in Ayr.
Opinion 23 Jun
F1, W Series and BTCC sponsorships underline what Bristol Street Motors stands for
Sports sponsorships may never have been such a significant part of the car retail sector’s marketing make-up than they are today.
Car Dealer News 22 Jun
Vertu Motors focussed on ‘operational excellence’ amid car retail’s H2 headwinds
Vertu Motors has said that it remains focused on the delivery of operational excellence around cost, conversion and customer experience as car retail’s headwinds deliver uncertain H2 outlook.
Car Dealer News 27 May
Vertu Motors invests in defibrillators across all dealerships
Vertu Motors is installing defibrillators in all its dealerships at a cost of more than £100,000.
Car Dealer News 11 May
Vertu Motors leverages 'sector tailwinds' to deliver record 2021 financial results
Vertu Motors PLC leveraged car retail’s “sector tailwinds” to deliver a 41.9% rise in turnover and 228% rise in adjusted pre-tax profits in a record-breaking set of 2021 annual financial results.
Car Dealer News 27 Apr
Vertu Motors invests £2m in Dunfermline multi-franchise dealership
Vertu Motors has invested £2 million to create a new multi-franchise Macklin Motors car dealership in Dunfermline.
Car Dealer News 9 Mar
Vertu Motors begins recruitment for new Macklin Motors Toyota dealerships
Vertu Motors has launched a recruitment drive to attract staff to four new Toyota franchised car dealerships after taking over the brand’s West of Scotland territory from Arnold Clark.
Car Dealer News 16 Feb
Vertu Motors to take over Toyota’s West of Scotland territory from Arnold Clark
Vertu Motors will take over from Arnold Clark as Toyota GB’s franchised car retail group for the West of Scotland – creating four new car dealerships to serve the brand.
Car Dealer News 8 Feb
Macklin Motors video secures global Hyundai customer experience award
A customer video created by the aftersales team at Vertu Motors’ Macklin Motors Edinburgh East Hyundai has secured a global customer service award from the Korean car maker.
Car Dealer News 28 Jan
Macklin Motors unites MG, Kia and Peugeot at £5m Edinburgh showroom
Vertu Motors’ Macklin Motors Scottish car retail division has brought together MG, Kia and Peugeot sales and servicing at a newly-developed £5m Edinburgh showroom.
Car Dealer News 11 Jan
Macklin Motors and Bristol Street Motors strike sports sponsorship deals
Macklin Motors and Bristol Street Motors have struck high-profile sponsorpship deals with the Glasgow Rocks basketball team and a virtual W Series car racing team.
Car Dealer News 1 Dec
Vertu Motors strikes-up sponsorship of Middleborough FC and Sunderland AFC
Vertu Motors become the ‘Official Car Retailer’ League One football team Sunderland AFC for the remainder of the current season.
Car Dealer News 27 Oct
Macklin Motors becomes official club partner of Heart of Midlothian FC
Macklin Motors has been announced as an official club partner of Heart of Midlothian Football Club.
Car Dealer News 13 Oct
Vertu Motors delivers record £51.8m profit in H1 2021
Vertu Motors has highlighted further growth potential through an “increasingly visible acquisition pipeline” after delivering a record £51.8 million adjusted pre-tax profit in H1 2021.
Car Dealer News 20 Aug
Vertu embarks on £3m share buyback after £10m profit upgrade
Vertu Motors has embarked on a £3 million share buyback programme and is set to resume dividend payments after upgrading its 2021 profit expectations to £50m to £55m.
Car Dealer News 29 Jul
Vertu Motors' 2021 pre-tax profit forecast upgraded by 60% in a month
Vertu Motors has suggested that its 2021 pre-tax profits could be up to 60% more than forecast just a month ago after continuing its “exceptional” performance in the used car market.
Car Dealer News 24 May
Macklin Motors secures Hibs and Hearts Scottish football sponsorship deals
Macklin Motors hedged its bets with football fans in Scotland’s capital by securing sponsorship deals with rival teams Heart of Midlothian FC and Hibernian FC.
Digital Marketing 30 Mar
Vertu Motors and Macklin Motors renew Formula One sponsorship
Vertu Motors’ Bristol Street Motors and Macklin Motors have renewed its sponsorship of Channel 4's coverage of Formula One.
Car Dealer News 19 Mar
Macklin Motors opens new Glasgow Motornation used car and van showroom
Macklin Motors has completed the £1.5 million development of a new Motornation used car and van showroom in Lookers’ former Glasgow Volkswagen Van Centre.