Porsche’s Mission E Concept will spawn the brand’s first all-electric model when the Taycan EV supercar reaches UK showrooms in 2019.
Porsche looks set to recall up to 60,000 diesel-engined Cayenne and Macan SUVs across Europe, after intervention from Germany’s automotive regulator, the KBA.
Porsche has opened a new Classic Life pop-up shop at Bicester Heritage, in conjunction with Dick Lovett’s Porsche Centre Swindon.
The Agnew Group has opened its revamped Newtonabbey Volkswagen dealership with the addition of a commercial vehicle operation as part of a £2.25 million investment in the franchise.
Porsche has brought an end to production of its diesel variants after wielding the axe on the Macan S Diesel and Panamera 4S Diesel.
Jardine Motors Group has opened its new 3,136 square-metre Porsche Centre South London following a soft-launch pop-up store at the Bluewater shopping centre.
Bowker Motor Group has secured planning permission for its new 43,000 square-foot Porsche dealership in Preston.
Euro NCAP hailed the standard installation of autonomous emergency braking as it recorded five-star safety ratings for all eight vehicles in its latest batch of tests.
Jardine Motors Group has opened a Porsche pop-up showroom at Kent’s Bluewater shopping centre as it prepares for the completion of its Porsche Centre South London facility.
Former Jaguar Land Rover global strategy director Adrian Hallmark will become Bentley Motors’ next chairman and chief executive as Porsche GB managing director Chris Craft joins the brand amid changes at the top.
Bowker Motor Group is preparing to submit plans for a 43,000sq-ft Porsche franchise after the German brand appointed it to operate a new Lancashire centre.
Work has been completed on a new Porsche Centre in Teesside adding to the 37-strong network in the UK and Ireland.
Scotland is set to get its fourth Porsche dealership, to be run by Peter Vardy.
Porsche is set to tap into the premium retail environment of Leeds’ Victoria Gate shopping mall with a new pop-up brand experience centre with “no overt sales process in place”.
Work has begun on a building of a new JCT600 Porsche Centre in Teesside, which is scheduled to open early next summer.
A dozen new vehicle franchises are set to be introduced to potential customers on the Isle of Man after Jacksons were given the go-ahead for a £20 million sales operation.
Volkswagen has claimed that solid operations were overshadowed by “special items resulting from the diesel issue” as CEO Matthias Müller described 2016 as “a year of transition”.
Jardine Motors Group will be investing further in its Porsche representation in the London region.
Porsche is recalling 409,477 of its Cayenne SUVs worldwide as a “preventative measure” over an issue related to the vehicles pedal brackets.
Porsche dealerships have been accused of “manipulating the market” and encouraging speculators to realise greater profits from limited-run vehicles.
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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