Vertu Motors has asked David Crane, the group’s chief operations director, to join as a new board member in an additional role as executive director.
Vertu Motors has acquired Hughes Group and its subsidiary Hughes of Beaconsfield, which has Mercedes-Benz dealerships, for £21.8 million.
Vertu Motors has said the group’s aftersales profitability and has helped the business remain ‘resilient’ despite a downturn in consumer confidence in Q2.
Whatever the whys and wherefores of the new road tax system, for the savvy customer the advice would be – you could be very surprised with the amount of money you save by bringing your new vehicle purchase forward.
“The last thing I’m worried about is Brexit.” Vertu Motors CEO Robert Forrester talks about the EU referendum and the group's latest financial results.
Motor industry leaders tell Tom Seymour that patience, the right attitude and learning every day are key to their success.
Vertu Motors has bought Gordon Lamb Group in Derbyshire and gained its first Toyota dealership, plus more Land Rover, Nissan and Skoda sites.
Vertu Motors has appointed Liz Cope as chief marketing officer following the promotion of Steve Ferry into the role of group sales director.
Vertu Motors has appointed Malcolm Chambers to lead its premium division.
Tim Tozer, former Vauxhall Motors’ chairman, is to head up a new division at Vertu Motors.
Vertu Motors has acquired three Lookers Honda dealerships for approximately £2 million, including goodwill of £0.2m.
Bristol Street Motors Peugeot in Oxford has appointed a new awarding-winning general manager.
Vertu Motors, the UK's sixth largest franchised dealer group, has bought online car parts retailer Aceparts.
Vertu Motors is to invest £6 million to build a Nissan dealership in Glasgow.
Vertu Motors had no last-minute doubts in acquiring Volkswagen and Audi dealer South Hereford after news broke of VW Group’s emissions cheating.
Vertu Motors has reported half-year record profit before tax of £16.4 million, up 28.1%, as the car dealer group also grew revenues by 14% to £1.236 billion.
Vertu Motors has opened its sixth Renault and Dacia dealership with a new Bristol Street Motors location in Mansfield.
Vertu Motors’ new £2 million offices in Gateshead have been opened by Northern Powerhouse minister James Wharton MP.
Car dealer review provider JudgeService has expanded its product range and doubled its staff as it publishes its 300,000th review.
Bristol Street Motors has opened its newly refurbished Ford dealership in Durham, following a £2.4 million investment.
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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