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Tesla launches West London dealership

Electric car maker Tesla has opened a new store and service centre in the UK. The retail centre – located at West Drayton near the M4 and M40 – is Tesla's second UK store, adding to the company's presence in Westfield White City. The new location features a Model S design studio, a seven-bay service area and the UK's first purpose-built two-bay delivery centre. It will also offer Model S owners a

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Fleet Logistics launches free driver app

fleet logistics appFleet Logistics is launching a free app to provide fleet drivers with access to all their vehicle details, mileage data, support services and other key information.

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Councils rated on road safety progress

iamThe Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has revealed the areas that have performed best and worst for reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on their roads last year.

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Will FCA seek to remove dealer point-of-sale finance advantage?

ivendi logoThe FCA could seek to remove the point of sale advantage from used car motor finance if similar moves with GAP insurance are successful.

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Petrol engines decline as UK car market continues to grow - Glass’s

Andrew JacksonGlass’s latest statistics show the UK car market building on its record-breaking run in June to record a 28th consecutive month of growth.  The figures include an interesting shift in fuel type preferences within the market.

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Greenhous pop up at partner’s premises

T screwfixGreenhous Toyota recently seized on an opportunity to market their vehicles to an audience with whom they share a supplier.

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Group 1 Automotive UK reports 24% profit growth in Q2

Group1US based dealer group has reported strong Q2 data for its UK business, with revenues up 21% to $251.30

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£500k Government boost to car clubs

carclubsThe Government is to make £500,000 available to help car clubs expand.

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Mitsubishi dealer takes cars to shopping centre

shopping centreA London Mitsubishi dealership has moved its showroom display to one of the country's biggest shopping centres.

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