Hyundai Motor UK has appointed a new head of network development after expanding its franchised dealer network to 167 locations with the addition of six new dealerships.
Hendy Group’s 2019 Group Awards has recognised the top performers among its 2,000-strong workforce after what was described as a “landmark year” for the 160-year-old business.
Lookers Group will target “improved operational execution” in 2020 following the appointment of Mark Raban as its new chief executive and Cameron Wade as chief operating officer.
Porsche Retail Group has appointed Adam Flint as its new managing director following the retirement of Ade Smith.
Vertu Motors’ Bristol Street Motors Ford Birmingham dealership employee Andy O’Grady has been named as Ford Technician of the Year 2019.
Inchcape chief executive Stefan Bomhard has resigned his post with the car retail and import business to take up a position as the chief executive of Imperial Brands.
Aston Martin has announced a series of key leadership appointments after news that a consortium led by F1 race team owner Lawrence Stroll has acquired a 17% share of the British sports car maker.
Mercedes-Benz UK has appointed Mercedes-Benz Financial Services’ customer operations director Sally Dennis as its new used cars and remarketing director.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) chief executive Ralf Speth will step down when his contract ends in September.
Vertu Motors has welcomed experienced car retailer Justin Boon back to the Mercedes-Benz Aylesbury car and van dealership as general manager.
Inchcape has appointed BP’s chief marketing officer, global retail and senior vice president, Alexandra Jenson, as a non-executive director.
Renault has appointed former Seat president Luca De Meo as its new chief executive more than a year after the departure of Carlos Ghosn from the brand.
Citroën UK has announced the appointment of Eurig Druce as its managing director.
SsangYong UK is in celebratory mood after a group of apprentice technicians completed the first module of its Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) approved apprenticeship programme.
Snows Motor Group has promoted group corporate sales manager Richard Betts to the post of group corporate director to boost commercial vehicle, lease and fleet business.
JCT600 Vauxhall Bradford dealership manager James Tordoff and his good friend Chris Nicholl have successfully completed a gruelling 3,000-mile trans-Atlantic rowing challenge.
AvailableCar chief executive Michael Bell has said that the used car supermarket group is looking forward to the “successes” a more diverse workforce can bring after joining the Automotive 30% Club.
Mitsubishi Motors Europe has appointed Opel France boss Eric Wepierre as its new president and chief executive.
Volkswagen UK managing director Andrew Savvas has gone under the tattooist’s needle twice to smash a £1,000 charity fund-raising target to benefit WWF Australia’s bush fire relief fund.
A director of classic car dealer Tom Hartley has been handed a nine-month suspended jail sentence following his involvement in a crash involving a Ferrari 458 Spider and a Porsche 118 Cayman GTS.
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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