Rainworth Škoda has been named as the Volkswagen Group-owned Czech brand’s UK Retailer of the Year 2019 as it claimed first and second place at its annual awards event.
Mitchell Group has reported an 8.6% rise in turnover and 13.6% rise in profit before tax to defy a challenging car retail market at its Cheshire Oaks multi-brand dealership site in 2019.
Skoda has opened the order books for its new Superb iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s debut electrified vehicle which claims a 35-mile zero emissions electric driving range.
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.
Marshall Motor Holdings has completed the £22.3 million acquisition of eight Volkswagen Group franchised car dealerships from Jardine Motors.
Jardine Motors Group has confirmed to AM that it has made the decision to seven Volkswagen franchised dealerships and one Skoda site, with Marshall Motor Holdings believed to be poised to acquire the businesses.
Skoda has revealed that its new Superb iV plug-in hybrid will cover 35 zero emission miles on a full charge ahead of the arrival of its new range of electrified vehicles in UK showrooms.
The new Skoda Kamiq will appear in showrooms before the end of the year, expanding the brand’s SUV line-up to three models.
Rainworth Skoda has celebrated half a century with the Czech brand with the rebranding of the former Bickerton Sheffield dealership it acquired back in 2007.
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.
Tesla’s Model 3 was singled out for special praise as it lined up alongside Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class and GLE-Class and Skoda’s Skala in achieving a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
Volkswagen Group UK is aiming to ensure “continued quality and customer satisfaction” with the appointment of Nick Ratcliffe as its new customer experience director.
Skoda has opened the order books for its new Scala hatchback, with prices starting from £16,595.
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.
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.
The new Skoda Scala hatchback will be priced from £16,595 when it arrives in UK dealerships in May.
Marshall Motor Holdings is claiming the title of the UK’s largest Skoda dealer after its takeover of Progress Group.
Skoda UK has named Northern Ireland dealer Mervyn Stewart Ltd as its Retailer of the Year.
Marshall Motor Group has acquired Sandicliffe Motor Group’s Skoda franchises in Nottingham and Leicester to its portfolio of UK dealership sites.
JCB Group has opened a new Crawley-based Euro Skoda Snow Hill showroom, following an investment of over £500,000.
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