Startline Motor Finance has appointed former Santander UK man John Bannerman as its new head of customer services.
Charles Hurst Group has appointed Alan Thompson as head of business at its £8 million Jaguar and Land Rover base in Belfast.
Tributes have been paid to “true gent” Michael Marshall following the death of the Marshall Motor Holdings honorary life president at the age of 87.
PSA Group’s supervisory board has appointed Opel chief executive Michael Lohscheller as a member of the French carmaker’s Managing Board.
Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has appointed former Nissan fleet director Iker Lazzari as its new sales director.
PSA Group has appointed former network development director David March into the newly-created role of customer experience and strategy director for Peugeot, Citroën and DS Automobiles.
Former Vauxhall Motors network development director Andy Robson has added responsibility for the Peugeot, Citroen, DS Automobiles as Groupe PSA UK’s network development director.
McGurk Perfomance Cars managing director John McGurk has been jailed for two months following allegations that he had driven a Ferrari F40 supercar dangerously on the A44 near Enstone.
Vertu Motors has appointed former Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), Porsche and Toyota man Andy Goss as its new non-executive chairman following the departure of Peter Jones.
AutoVHC has appointed Paul Muers to replace will now replace outgoing head of business Chris Saunders.
Vauxhall Motors managing director Stephen Norman has admitted “I’ve made many, many, many mistakes” in a candid interview which reflected on his career in automotive marketing.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has found that 95% of apprentices would remain with the same company if they received a job offer after their training period.
Motorpoint Birtley’s general manager Richard Start will be expected to hit the ground running after joining the used car supermarket group from the hospitality sector.
Ancaster Group has expanded its workforce by 15 people and opened a Hyundai dealership in Welling, Kent.
Larger than life actor Brian Blessed boomed his support for Macklin Motors Ford Dunfermline Motability specialist Ali Aitken as he was awarded with Vertu Motors’ Vertu Masters Award.
Marriott Motor Group’s directors have tackled the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge as part of the business’s efforts to raise funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH) in 2019.
JCT600 has appointed Ben Creswick as managing director its Vehicle Leasing Solutions (VLS) division just a year after joining the business.
Online car retail start-up Cazoo has continued its recruitment drive with the appointment of Darren Bentley as its chief customer officer.
Glyn Hopkin has launched a recruitment drive after growth in the South East prompted the car retail group to open applications for “dozens of aftersales posts” – including apprenticeships and full-time technician posts.
Volkswagen Group UK is aiming to ensure “continued quality and customer satisfaction” with the appointment of Nick Ratcliffe as its new customer experience director.
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