Manufacturer 8 Jun
Toyota staff raise £45,000 for the MND Association
Toyota has donated more than £45,000 to the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, since the start of the year.
Manufacturer 22 Apr
Toyota GR86 coupe scores sell-out success in just 90 minutes
Toyota GB’s entire allocation of the new GR86 coupe has sold out within 90 minutes of the car being offered for sale online.
Car Dealer News 19 Apr
Steven Eagell Cambridge among Lexus’ top 10 European retailers
Steven Eagell Group’s Lexus dealership in Cambridge has been celebrated among the Japanese premium brand’s best franchised car retailers in Europe.
Manufacturer 13 Apr
Toyota expands degree apprenticeship programme
Toyota has introduced a Project Management Degree Apprenticeship programme in the UK, enabling students to work for the brand while studying for a degree.
Car Dealer News 9 Mar
Vertu Motors begins recruitment for new Macklin Motors Toyota dealerships
Vertu Motors has launched a recruitment drive to attract staff to four new Toyota franchised car dealerships after taking over the brand’s West of Scotland territory from Arnold Clark.
Car Dealer News 9 Mar
John Roe Grimsby, Ron Brooks Ilkeston and Burrows Barnsley win Toyota awards
Toyota franchised car retailers John Roe Grimsby, Ron Brooks Motor Group and Burrows Motor Company have all been awarded with the brand’s Ichiban awards for excellence in customer service.
Acquisitions and deals 2 Mar
Park’s Motor Group completes Borders Motor Group acquisition
Park’s Motor Group has joined the Lexus franchise and added to its representation of Hyundai, Skoda and Toyota through the acquisition of Borders Motor Group.
Car Dealer News 28 Feb
Steven Eagell ‘exceptionally proud’ of nine Toyota and Lexus awards
Steven Eagell Group chief executive Steven Eagell has spoken of his “enormous pride” after the car retailer won nine categories in the annual Toyota and Lexus dealer of the year awards.
Car Dealer News 24 Feb
More Arnold Clark car retail franchise exits to follow Ford and Toyota
Arnold Clark chief executive Eddie Hawthorne has told AM that the Scottish automotive retail giant expects to sever ties with more franchises after its exit from Ford and Toyota this month.
Car Dealer News 16 Feb
Vertu Motors to take over Toyota’s West of Scotland territory from Arnold Clark
Vertu Motors will take over from Arnold Clark as Toyota GB’s franchised car retail group for the West of Scotland – creating four new car dealerships to serve the brand.
Car Dealer News 17 Jan
Ron Brooks Group celebrates record profits ahead of 60th anniversary year
Ron Brooks Group has celebrated record financial performance in 2021, with turnover up 15.3% and pre-tax profit surge of 67% ahead of its 60th anniversary year.
Manufacturer 13 Jan
Toyota and Lexus launch Amazon retail channels for UK customers
Toyota and Lexus have teamed up with Amazon to launch new online stores which aim to harness the convenience of online shopping for their customers.
Manufacturer 15 Dec
Toyota reveals all-electric bZ4X SUV pricing, starting at £41,950
Toyota has revealed the specification and pricing details for its first fully-electric vehicle (EV) – the bZ4X SUV.
Acquisitions and deals 13 Dec
Vertu Motors completes £9.2m Farmer & Carlisle Toyota acquisition
Vertu Motors has deployed some of its “M&A firepower” to complete the £9.2 million acquisition of two-site Toyota franchised car retailer Farmer and Carlisle.
Car Dealer News 6 Dec
Doors open at Marshall’s ‘monster’ Toyota and Lexus Bristol dealership
The doors have officially opened to customers at Marshall Motor Group’s “monster” £12 million Toyota and Lexus dealership in Bristol.
Car Dealer News 25 Nov
Marshall nears completion of ‘monster’ Toyota and Lexus dealership
Marshall Motor Group is nearing the completion of the new £12m Motorline Toyota and Lexus dealership in Bristol – Europe’s largest retail site for the two Japanese brands.
Car galleries 18 Nov
Toyota announces pricing for Aygo X compact crossover
Toyota has confirmed its Aygo X (cross) compact crossover will be priced from £14,795, when it goes on sale in December.
Acquisitions and deals 14 Oct
Marshall acquires £700m AM100 group Motorline
Top 10 AM100 motor retailer Marshall Motor Holdings has secured a £64.5 million takeover of 48-site Motorline Holdings from the Obee family.
Car Dealer News 24 Sep
AM Awards 2021 winner: Best Dealership, Steven Eagell Toyota Milton Keynes
Constant evolution and improvement of the Milton Keynes Toyota retail formula were recognised by judges as Steven Eagell’s flagship site was named Best Dealership at the AM Awards 2021.
Car Dealer News 13 Sep
Lindop Brothers' fears averted by Toyota dealership extension green light
Lindop Brothers have thanked councillors for granting permission for its Toyota dealership extension after planning officials twice recommended the scheme’s refusal.