Lookers to build €20M Audi centre in Dublin
Lookers plc’s Charles Hurst business has revealed plans for a new €20M showroom in Dublin. The site will be Audi’s largest retail and aftersales service centre in Ireland. Charles Hurst’s current operations at two sites (Ballsbridge and Goatstown) will be relocate to flagship showroom in November 2017. The new facility will create a further 20 jobs.
SsangYong appoint Unity as Leicester dealer
Korean car maker SsangYong have appointed Unity Leicester (Unity Automotive) as their newest franchisee.
Unity who also represent Subaru, Isuzu, Great Wall, Jeep and Alfa Romeo, will sell SsangYong from their site on Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 8TB.
Opening for Marshall Jaguar Land Rover Ipswich
Hot on the heels of their Jaguar Land Rover dealership opening in Oxford, Marshall Motor Group is officially opening the doors of it’s new ‘dual arch’ Jaguar and Land Rover dealership which puts the brands alongside each other in one conjoined building on Crane Boulevard, in Ipswich on November 17th.
Doors open at £5m Macklin Motors Nissan Glasgow
Following a £5 million investment and one year of building work, Vertu Motors owned Macklin Motors Nissan Glasgow on Port Dundas Road has opened its doors.
As previously announced in Motor Trade News, the eight-storey steel and glass dealership is on the former site of the DC Thomson print works, will be run by DP Robert Auld who has been with Macklin Motors Nissan since 2014.