Vantage Motor Group has published details of a 14.3% decline in profit before tax in a set of 2018 financial results published a month after its acquisition in a management buy-out (MBO).
AM’s top ten most read stories of 2019 brought readers news of developments at top AM100 retail groups Pendragon, Lookers and Sytner and network changes within Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Honda.
Vantage Motor Group has been sold by founder Mark Robinson in a management buyout involving the AM100 operation’s chairman, finance director and operations director.
Vantage Motor Group is “embracing the burgeoning digital retail opportunity” with the integration of GForces’ NetDirector Auto-e online vehicle sales platform across its 25 dealership sites.
New car dealership developments for Marshall Motor Group and Vantage Motor Group have been showcased by their respective business leaders via social media.
Vantage Motor Group is set to follow-up a successful network restructure with the opening of a new Lexus dealership in Preston.
Vantage Motor Group has reported a return to profitability in its annual financial results following the sale of ‘unprofitable businesses’.
Vantage Motor Group has acquired Charles Clark Motors’ Toyota and Lexus dealerships in Wolverhampton for an undisclosed sum – growing the group to 24 sites.
Holdcroft Motor Group has doubled its representation with Mazda after finalising the acquisition of Vantage Motor Group’s Oldham franchise.
Vantage Motor Group’s employees will join an effort to raise £1 million as part of The Prince’s Trust's Dragons Den-style Million Makers competition.
Vantage Motor Group has appointed Simon Parkin as the new centre principal at its recently refurbished Toyota dealership in Wakefield.
Vantage Motor Group has posted a pre-tax loss of £134,000 despite realising a record turnover of £262m – up 25% on 2015.
A team from Harrogate-based Vantage Motor Group will tackle the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks challenge for The Prince’s Trust.
Vantage Motor Group has acquired Citröen Blackpool from Lookers.
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Vantage Motor Group has seen its turnover rise above £200m for the first time as the business added five new sites 2015.
North and Midlands focussed Vantage Motor Group has invested £900,000 in building a brand new Kia showroom in Bradford.
Vantage Motor Group boss has said that while consumer confidence may wobble post-Brexit there has never been a better time to buy a car.
New Vantage Motor Group aftersales director Dale Baker has said that he is "delighted to be back" at the fast-expanding dealer group.
Some of the UK’s leading dealer groups are uniting to improve the perception of the industry to women – and get more females working in senior positions in their businesses.
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When: November 12 2020
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