Luca de Meo has stepped down from his position as president of Seat with immediate effect, strengthening rumours that he will be taking over as Renault’s chief executive.
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.
Dacia, MG Motor UK, Seat, Toyota/Lexus and Volvo were among the top performing brands to defy 2019’s 2.4% new car sales decline with impressive sales growth driven by new model launches.
Seat UK's Craig Cavanagh has moved from his sales operations manager role to become its head of fleet.
Pentagon Motor Group has continued its 2019 car dealer network expansion by completing the acquisition of Sytner Group's Seat UK franchised location in Huddersfield.
Nissan Motor GB has confirmed the appointment of Peter McDonald as its new fleet director three months after he resigned from his post as head of fleet at Seat UK.
Seat retailers could soon be called upon to sell electric scooters as the Spanish car brand prepares to unveil its eScooter concept as part of the Volkswagen Group’s micromobility strategy.
Arbury Group expects to create 25 new jobs when it opens its new Seat UK franchise at Pendragon's former Strastone Land Rover dealership in Stourbridge.
Seat's first production electric car, the Mii Electric, is now available to order in dealerships, priced from £19,300.
Seat’s Alhambra has grown its reputation as an in-demand MPV thanks to the results of sales data compiled in Auto Trader’s monthly fastest-selling cars rankings.
Seat UK has appointed Volkswagen Group stalwart Ben Fish as its new head of sales operations as part of a management restructure at the Spanish brand.
Snows Motor Group has become the UK’s largest franchised partner of Seat with the opening of a seventh dealership with the Spanish car brand in Basingstoke.
The Volkswagen Group has delivered revenue and profit growth in H1 2019 with strong results for Porsche, its new SUV models and Bentley’s return to profit all boosting its performance.
Volkswagen Group UK is aiming to ensure “continued quality and customer satisfaction” with the appointment of Nick Ratcliffe as its new customer experience director.
What Car? magazine has uncovered evidence that car dealers and manufacturers are offering car buyers cash discounts of £16.8 million to attract them into showrooms.
Bristol Street Motors Hyundai Bristol has appointed Adrian Wilson an industry professional with “decades of experience” as its new general manager.
Bristol Street Motors Birmingham Seat has welcomed Mark Gibson as its new general manager as it embarks on a new era with the Cupra performance brand.
Heritage Automotive has grown its Volkswagen Group representation and its presence in the motor-cycle sector with the acquisition Blade Motor Group and Blade Motorcycles for an undisclosed sum.
Seat UK has launched a new commtment to fleet operators which aims to offer a wide-range of perks to boost convenience, reduce cost and deliver the highest levels of fleet aftersales service.
Seat UK head of sales Steve Catlin will make the move to fellow Volkswagen Group brand Audi UK following the departure of Peter Brookes at the end of June.
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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