Keith Brock announced today that he is leaving Wessex Garages after 24 years with the franchised dealer group. Its new managing director is Chris Wiseman.
Wessex Garages’ Mazda Bristol dealership has installed an iPad offering customers access to The Car Buying Group (TCBG) valuations portal in a bid to speed up the part-exchange process.
Wessex Garages has assisted its local constabulary in a bid to go green by providing the Avon and Somerset force with a brace of Nissan Leaf EVs.
Wessex Garages’ 54% increase in the sale of ultra-low emission vehicles from quarter two to three is “testament to manufacturers”, according to managing director Keith Brock.
Wessex Garages has marked out its intentions to pursue internet engagement with the appointment of a new digital sales executive for its Bristol dealership.
Wessex Garages has appointed a new dedicated online parts executive to manage listings on its own web site as well as those on eBay and Amazon.
Wessex Garages staff will turn soccer rivals when they form teams from the group’s English and Welsh dealerships to go head-to-head for charity ahead of their nations’ Euro 2016 kick-off.
The Japanese automotive group VT Holdings has completed the purchase of Wessex Garages for an undisclosed sum.
Supercar fans flocked to Wessex Garages’ Cribbs Causeway showroom when the business became the first dealership in Europe to display the 2017 Nissan GT-R.
Wessex Garages has halved its Abarth representation through a development which has seen its Bristol Kia operation expanded to include a specialist used operation.
Three members of Bristol Rugby have collected third-generation Kia Sportages from Wessex Garages as part of a sponsorship deal with the group’s dealership in the city.
Nissan newcomer Bianca Ashwin is prioritising customer care after being appointed assistant service manager at Wessex Garages’ new Bristol dealership.
Dealer group Wessex Garages saw a 46% increase on new Nissan car sales from January until September as compared to the same period the previous year (2014).
Wessex Garages has converted its former Bristol dealership site to become the south west’s largest stockist of used Nissans.
Wessex Garages’ new-build Nissan dealership will open on December 28 at Hayes Way at Cribbs Causeway, with 40 staff.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Wessex Garages after the dealer group made a video to bring the seasonal spirit to customers and colleagues.
Wessex Garages as appointed Claire Andrews as its service manager for its new purpose-built Nissan dealership in Bristol.
Wessex Garages has appointed Simon Newson as general manager for the dealer group’s new Nissan showroom in Bristol.
Wessex Garages has opened its new Renault and Dacia dealership in Newport.
Car dealer Wessex Garages latest expansion with the addition of the Renault and Dacia franchises will increase the group turnover to £150 million and see the business in the AM100.
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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