Glyn Hopkin has joined the Kia Motor UK franchise with the opening of its first dealership for the Korean car manufacturer in Romford.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has appointed product marketing director Finbar McFall as its new customer experience director following the announcement that Fiona Pargeter is to leave the car manufacturer.
Pendragon has begun a recruitment drive to staff a new Porsche Centre in Stockport ahead of its May opening.
Luca de Meo has stepped down from his position as president of Seat with immediate effect, strengthening rumours that he will be taking over as Renault’s chief executive.
Sony has unveiled what has been described as “a great secret” in the form of its Vision-S electric vehicle (EV) launched at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this week.
Hyundai has mapped out its strategy to become “a game changer capable of setting the rules of the market” as it prepares to follow a year of consolidation with an “intense period of product launches”.
The John Grose Group will attempt to redistribute staff from its Ford dealership in Framlingham after taking the decision to close the franchised site.
Rolls-Royce generated a 25% increase in global new car sales to achieve the highest sales volume of its 116-year history with the help of its new Cullinan SUV.
Aston Martin is pinning its hopes of a profitability turnaround on the success of its new DBX SUV after starting 2020 with another profit warning.
Skoda has opened the order books for its new Superb iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s debut electrified vehicle which claims a 35-mile zero emissions electric driving range.
Nissan Motor GB has appointed Andrew Humberstone as its new managing director less than eight months after his predecessor Kalyana Sivagnanam took up the post.
The Unite union has warned that deliveries of Volkswagen Group cars could suffer “serious disruption” during January as drivers at Sheerness docks prepare for three months of strike action.
Dacia, MG Motor UK, Seat, Toyota/Lexus and Volvo were among the top performing brands to defy 2019’s 2.4% new car sales decline with impressive sales growth driven by new model launches.
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has evaded Japanese authorities to break the terms of his bail and flee to Lebanon.
AM’s top ten most read stories of 2019 brought readers news of developments at top AM100 retail groups Pendragon, Lookers and Sytner and network changes within Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Honda.
Sytner Group has opened the doors of its £9 million BMW car dealership in Cardiff after contractor MCS Group met its Christmas deadline for completion.
Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Fiat and Jeep retailer Simonstone Motors has ceased trading just five days before Christmas, with reports suggesting a resulting loss of up to 80 jobs.
Groupe Renault UK has highlighted the success of Mitchells of Lowestoft, Renault Retail Group in Swansea and Mackie Motors in Brechin at its Dealers of the Year 2020 awards event.
BMW and Daimler have withdrawn their ShareNow car sharing scheme from the UK amid a lack of appetite from consumers.
Hendy Group has opened its new Renault and Dacia showroom in Salisbury in a move which brings the two brands together with its existing Nissan and Toyota outlets.
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When: November 12 2020
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