Mark Campbell Motors in Breaston, Derbyshire, has joined the SsangYong UK retail network.
SsangYong UK’s sales year-to-date have improved by 26.7% to 726 units at the end of October.
SsangYong UK has appointed David Foster, a former Bank of Scotland executive, as its new dealer development manager.
SsangYong UK is rebuilding its network in the UK following the gradual reduction of dealers from 50 to 29.
SsangYong UK is expected to shed half its current dealer network under new boss Paul Williams’ plans to overhaul the franchise.
Koelliker UK, the new importer and distributor of SsangYong vehicles, has appointed Nigel Unwin as its marketing director to help raise the brands profile in the UK.
Koelliker UK has been appointed UK importer and distributor for SsangYong.
London taxi manufacturer LTI Vehicles has appointed former SsangYong UK operations director Rob Laidler as sales director.
Bob Barris, who quit as managing director of SsangYong UK last year, is acting as consultant for a new franchise company offering dealers an opportunity to profit from the sports car market.
Dave Coop will join SsangYong UK on October 3 as commercial director.
SsangYong has the potential to become “the best niche franchise in the UK”, says Ken Forbes, who takes over as managing director on August 1.
Former Emap Automotive managing director, Ken Forbes, has been appointed MD of SsangYong UK.
SsangYong UK has announced that the following dealers have been appointed to develop the SsangYong franchise
Robert Barris has been appointed as the new managing director for SYUK Cars Ltd, the importer of SsangYong vehicles. He replaces Peter Ellis, who becomes deputy chairman.
SsangYong UK Cars Ltd (SYUK) has held its first dealer conference to introduce the key personnel behind the company and to discuss its product, sales and marketing plans for 2004 and beyond.
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 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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