Mill Garages North East Ltd has seen an eleven 11% rise in turnover in a year that saw it commit wholly to sales from its string of Volvo franchises.
Clive Brook Volvo supported Epilepsy Action’s Bradford 10k by providing the charity run with a new XC90 T8 to lead the 1,700+ runners that took part in the event.
Volvo Cars has more than tripled its operating income to £489 million as global sales rose by 10.5% year-on-year during the first six months of 2016.
Volvo’s path to 60,000 annual sales in the UK will lead to greater throughput for its existing dealer network, but new retail models could harness online possibilities to streamline future sales.
Clive Brook Volvo put a selection of the Swedish brands vehicles to the test on a tough off-road course in Yorkshire – and invited 100 customers along for the ride.
Volvo will use traffic technology company INRIX to develop the brand’s first live traffic service.
Volvo’s first ever petrol plug-in hybrid, the XC90 T8 Twin Engine, has qualified for the UK Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) scheme from the Office of Low Emissions (OLEV).
UK Volvo dealers had already taken more than £150 million worth of orders for the new Volvo XC90 seven-seat SUV before they'd all received their demonstrators.
Volvo has announced a 10g/km drop in emissions for the new XC90 plug-in hybrid, bringing its CO2 down to 49g/km.
A need for more technicians is leading Volvo Car UK to mandate that every dealership in its network will engage in apprenticeships.
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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