Finance 17 Aug
JBR Capital marks record month of lending in July
JBR Capital has marked a record month-long period since its establishment in 2015, lending £27m to customers.
Gallery Article 17 Aug
Pictures: Polestar 6 electric roadster to join EV brand’s range
Zero emissions performance car brand Polestar has confirmed that its electric roadster concept will go into production as its new Polestar 6 – revealing pictures of the production-ready convertible.
Gallery Article 13 Apr
Lotus Cars celebrates roll-out of ‘sculptural’ new dealership style
Lotus Cars is celebrating the completion of the first new franchised dealerships to features its “sculptural” new corporate identity – with more to follow.
Manufacturer 2 Mar
Agency model car retail must be ‘collaborative and win-win’, says Lotus boss
Agency model car retail is sure to become more widely adopted but agreements must be “balanced, collaborative and win-win”, according to Lotus Cars executive director of sales and aftersales, Geoff Dowding.
People News 14 Feb
Former Jardine Motors dealer principal to head up Lotus Advanced Performance
Former Jardine Motors Group dealer principal Simon Lane has been appointed as director of Lotus Cars’ new Advanced Performance division.
Manufacturer 18 Jan
Lotus UK makes agency model retail switch ahead of Emira deliveries
Lotus UK has completed the switch to an agency model agreement for its 13 franchised car retail sites ahead of the arrival of the new Emira coupe in showrooms.
Car galleries 24 Nov
Power of three: Alpine A110 range spawns two new models
The Alpine A110 coupe range has spawned two new model derivatives offering customers increased performance and higher levels of equipment.
Car Dealer News 12 Nov
HR Owen reunites with Radford as Lotus Type 62-2 retailer
HR Owen will be the retail provider for a new limited-run Lotus Type 62-2 after reuniting with luxury coachbuilder Radford as its official dealer partner.
Manufacturer 27 Sep
Caterham to attempt car build in 450ft high glass ‘dealership’
Engineers from Caterham will attempt to build a new Caterham Seven 170 in less than six hours in a glass pod elevated 450ft above Brighton’s seafront.
Manufacturer 20 Sep
Flagship Lotus Emira V6 First Edition to cost £75,995
Lotus Cars’ replacement for its iconic Elise sports car, the Emira, will cost £75,995 when it is launched in flagship V6 First Edition guise.
Manufacturer 11 May
Renault Sport performance cars brand to be run by new Alpine Cars business
Groupe Renault’s Renault Sport line-up will now operate under an Alpine Cars business unit as the OEM targets a future of fully electric performance cars.
Manufacturer 28 Apr
Lotus names Elise sports car replacement Emira and unveils new retail strategy
Lotus Cars has revealed that the name of the replacement for its Elise sports car will be Emira as it unveiled plans for growth and a new omnichannel retail strategy this morning (April 28).
Manufacturer 8 Apr
Caterham Cars acquired by Japanese importer and retailer VT Holdings
British sports car maker Caterham Cars has been acquired by Japanese importer and franchised car retail group VT holdings.
Manufacturer 26 Jan
Lotus will begin to realise Vision80 strategy with Elise replacement
Lotus Cars will advance its Vision80 strategy in 2021 with the launch of a new Type 131 sports car to replace its iconic Elise and a move into a new £100m manufacturing facility at its Hethel headquarters.
Car Dealer News 8 Oct
Krazy Horse joins Caterham dealer network
Caterham has welcomed Krazy Horse in Bury St Edmunds as the latest member of its retailer network.
Car Dealer News 24 Aug
JCT600 moves Lotus Cars into former BMW and Mini Bradford showroom
JCT600 has officially moved the Lotus Cars Bradford franchise into its former BMW and Mini showroom, bringing sales and service under the same roof.
Manufacturer 12 Aug
Lotus launches new Certificate of Provenance programme
Lotus is launching a new Certificate of Provenance programme, revealing the first recipient as a Turbo Esprit, that was the final ‘company car’ of Lotus founder, Colin Chapman.
Car Dealer News 29 Jul
Park’s Motor Group to open Lotus Cars Hamilton sports car showroom
Park’s Motor Group is poised to open a new Lotus Cars sports car dealership in Hamilton in preparation for the brand's “exponential growth”.
People News 31 Jan
Leadership changes at Aston Martin as consortium acquires 17% share
Aston Martin has announced a series of key leadership appointments after news that a consortium led by F1 race team owner Lawrence Stroll has acquired a 17% share of the British sports car maker.
Latest News 28 Nov
Classic & Sportscar Centre targets 25% turnover growth with HSBC funding
Independent classic car sales specialist the Classic & Sportscar Centre is planning to build a 30,000 square foot purpose-built vehicle restoration centre after securing a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK.