Finance 20 Feb
Car buyers suffer 49% post-Brexit vote PCP price hike
New car prices have increased by up to 49% since Britain voted to leave the EU, according to data published by Parkers.
Car Dealer News 28 Nov
Listers Group to develop new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche showrooms in Hull
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.
Manufacturer 18 Sep
BMW, Daimler and VW investigated over alleged emissions ‘collusion’
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether German car manufacturers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded over the use of emissions-reducing technology in their vehicles.
People News 6 Sep
Inchcape UK’s finance department completes Snowdon charity climb
Inchcape UK’s Volkswagen and Porsche finance department are celebrating a successful Mount Snowdon climb to raise funds for the Snowdrop Suite at Wythenshawe Hospital.
Car Dealer News 22 Aug
Porsche Centre Bournemouth supports Beaulieu Supercar Weekend
Inchcape’s Porsche Centre Bournemouth was the only main dealer to exhibit at the annual Beaulieu Supercar Weekend (August 4-5).
Supplier News 20 Aug
Inchcape rolls out SalesMaster software across network
Inchcape has announced the roll-out of SalesMaster’s Stockbook software across its Jaguar Land Rover, Audi, Toyota, Lexus, BMW, Mini Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche dealerships.
Manufacturer 14 Jun
Volkswagen Group fined 1bn Euros for cheating diesel emissions tests
Volkswagen Group has been fined one billion Euros for cheating diesel emission tests after accepting responsibility for the “diesel crisis” before public prosecutors in Germany.
People News 11 Jun
Porsche Cars GB names Marcus Eckermann as new managing director
Marcus Eckermann is joining Porsche Cars GB and Porsche Retail Group as managing director, replacing Alexander Pollich.
Manufacturer 11 Jun
Porsche Taycan EV supercar to reach UK dealerships in 2019 (gallery)
Porsche’s Mission E Concept will spawn the brand’s first all-electric model when the Taycan EV supercar reaches UK showrooms in 2019.
Car Dealer News 8 Jun
Le Mans champion Derek Bell unveils limited edition 911 ‘Racing Legends’ at Porsche Centre Portsmouth
Porsche and racing fans gathered at Porsche Centre Portsmouth to meet Le Mans Winner Derek Bell MBE, for the unveiling of a limited edition Racing Legends 911.
Manufacturer 18 May
Porsche to recall thousands of diesel-engined Cayenne and Macan SUVs
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.
Car Dealer News 1 May
Agnew Group targets commercial sales with £2.25m Newtonabbey Volkswagen dealership revamp
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.
Manufacturer 16 Apr
Porsche preview Mission E Concept at Harrods pop-up
A scale model of the upcoming Porsche Mission E battery electric sports car is on show in a window display at Harrods in Knightsbridge.
Market Insight 16 Apr
Porsche buyers spend the most on optional extras
Buyers of new Porsches spend an average of £7,121 on optional extras, the highest in the market according to Cap HPI.
Manufacturer 13 Apr
Matthias Müller steps down as chief executive of Volkswagen Group
The Volkswagen Group has appointed Dr Herbert Diess as its new chief executive after Matthias Müller stepped down as part of a reorganisation at the top of the German car manufacturer.
Manufacturer 12 Apr
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Muller may step down amid ‘management shake-up’
Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Muller may step down as part of a ‘management shake-up’ due to be announced by the German car manufacturer tomorrow, according to reports.
Manufacturer 10 Apr
Peter Vardy opens Porsche Centre Perth franchise
Scotland has welcomed its fourth Porsche showroom after Peter Vardy officially opened its new Porsche Centre Perth facility.
Car Dealer News 20 Mar
Pendragon re-opens extended Porsche Centre Bolton showroom (gallery)
Pendragon has re-opened its Bolton Porsche Centre Bolton following a full refurbishment and showroom extention offering greater capacity for new and used car stock.
Manufacturer 21 Feb
Porsche ends diesel car sales amid ‘cultural shift’
Porsche has brought an end to production of its diesel variants after wielding the axe on the Macan S Diesel and Panamera 4S Diesel.
Car Dealer News 17 Jan
Green light for Bowker Motor Group's Preston Porsche Centre
Bowker Motor Group has secured planning permission for its new 43,000 square-foot Porsche dealership in Preston.