St Leonards Motors Group has acquired Dingles Motor Group as the business expands in an atmosphere of “buy or be bought”.
Group 1 Automotive, ranked 10th in our latest AM100 listing of the UK’s largest dealer groups, is set to climb further up the table with a major acquisition.
Ron Brooks Toyota, Mansfield has recruited three trainee customer consultants under its apprenticeship scheme.
Three of Toyota’s UK retailers have been named among the manufacturer’s best in Europe, receiving Ichiban awards for their excellent performance in customer service, sales and aftersales.
Alternative fuel vehicles maintained a presence among Auto Traders monthly report on the UK’s fastest-selling used cars – Toyota’s Prius taking top spot during April.
Toyota’s franchised dealers took a “leap of faith” in supporting the brand’s new push on commercial vehicle sales but things are starting to take shape, according to LCV manager Gareth Matthews.
Toyota has announced a £240 million investment in its Burnaston car production facility as part of an upgrade plan backed by more than £20 million of potential government funding.
Toyota has announced a series of changes to its existing Yaris hatchback range, with a new grade structure comprising of Active, Icon, Icon Tech, Design, Bi-tone and Excel specifications.
A hybrid has taken the top spot in Auto Trader’s rankings of fastest selling cars for the first time – Toyota’s Prius topping the table in February.
Toyota’s second generation Prius Plug-In can cover double the distance – more than 30 miles – and achieve much higher speeds.
Steven Eagell Group is poised to acquire seven Toyota dealerships from Jardine Motors Group in a deal which also includes a brace of Lexus sites.
Snows Group has celebrated the opening of its new £6.5 million Toyota and Lexus showrooms at an event attended by staff and customers.
There is “no reason” why Amazon won’t start selling cars, believes Toyota GB’s marketing director.
Toyota GB has commissioned one of the biggest advertising campaign sin its history to launch the C-HR crossover across TV, cinema, social media and display advertising.
Two hybrid vehicles made their debut in Auto Trader’s ranking of the UK’s ten fastest selling cars as the Ford Galaxy MPV secured its pace at the top of the pile for the second month in a row.
Long-range electric vehicles look to be on the agenda for Toyota after an apparent change in company policy.
Toyota UK’s manufacturing and sales and marketing businesses have completed a joint venture to establish a new national skills centre at the brand’s Burnaston production centre.
Toyota GB managing director Paul Van der Burgh is not chasing volume, but quality – in a broader product range, more profitable dealers and better service.
Toyota dealers are now taking orders for the C-HR crossover.
DHL Supply Chain has won a new three-year contract to manage the parts distribution and same day service warehousing for Toyota.
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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