Pendragon has applied for hybrid planning permission to build a new Porsche Centre car dealership and a restaurant on the outskirts of Nottingham.
Pendragon has begun a recruitment drive to staff a new Porsche Centre in Stockport ahead of its May opening.
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.
High performance electric vehicle (EV) emerged from the latest round of Euro NCAP crash test with top safety ratings, with both the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model X emerging with five stars.
Bowker Group hosted over 500 guests at a VIP Porsche Centre Preston opening event to mark the addition of the German premium car brand’s 42nd UK franchised site.
Bowker Motor Group intends to deliver on the expectation of Preston performance car customers after officially opening the doors at its new Porsche Centre in the city.
A major project to extend and improve Porsche Centre Sheffield has been completed, resulting in a new showroom and workshop facilities.
Lind Group is preparing to create a 27,200 square foot Porsche showroom in Norwich which will double its representation with the German performance car brand.
The Volkswagen Group has revised plans for its electric vehicle (EV) revolution with a new projected target of launching 70 zero-emission products by 2028.
Porsche’s first electric car, the Taycan, has already amassed more than 20,000 prospective buyers since it was announced last year.
New car prices have increased by up to 49% since Britain voted to leave the EU, according to data published by Parkers.
Volkswagen Group UK has appointed Nissan GB managing director Alex Smith to replace Paul Willis following his departure from the business in the New Year.
Listers Group has revealed plans to open its new dealership with Porsche with the creation of a “multi-million pound” site in the city alongside details of its new £10m Mercedes-Benz showroom.
The Volkswagen Group’s supervisory board is expected to vote on changes to its manufacturing operations as part of an effort to accelerate its shift into electric vehicles (EV).
Volkswagen Group UK managing director Paul Willis has said that his decision to leave his post with the German car manufacturer was unrelated to the pressures of the dieselgate emissions scandal.
Volkswagen Group brands accounted for 49% of the UK’s total registrations decline of 20.5% (87,336 vehicles) as the brand’s WLTP-related supply woes were felt by car retailers in September.
Porsche chief executive Oliver Blume has admitted that the Volkswagen Group-owned brand’s reputation “has suffered” as a result of the diesel scandal.
Volkswagen Financial Services UK will offer car dealers the chance to buy discounted cars and vans via a new ‘Last Chance to Buy’ online auction set up in partnership with epyx.
JCT600 is in discussion with potential additions to a premium-leaning car dealership portfolio to “fill in the gaps” after losing its retail franchise with BMW in Bradford.
Porsche Cars GB has appointed Margareta Mahlstedt as general manager, Marketing.
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