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Lookers plc profits up 36% in half year results

Lookers plc has announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. The group’s revenues are up 29% on the same period in 2013. The Lookers announcement details growth in new and used car volumes and margins. The aftersales side of the business has also grown in terms of revenue and margins. Overall revenue increased to £1.6 billion, compared with a figure of £1.24 billion for the same pe

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Small cars gain popularity in lease market

2013 golfThe Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3 are the only cars to have retained their position in the top 10 most popular lease cars compared to a decade ago.

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EVs to join MPG Marathon for the first time

mpg marathon 2015This year's MPG Marathon will feature electric vehicles for the first time alongside range extenders and plug-in hybrids.

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Epyx launches iPad app for 1link Disposal Network

epyx 1linkEpyx has launched an iPad app for dealers who use the1link Disposal Network e-commerce platform to acquire used stock.

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RAC offers extra 12 months free warranty cover

racRAC Warranty is offering customers a year's free extra cover when they buy a 12-month product.

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Euro car market on course for 12 months of growth

jato logoThe European new car market is on track for 12 straight months of growth following a 5.4% rise in sales in July.

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EST webinar to focus on plugged-in fleets

est webinarThe Energy Saving Trust is hosting a transport webinar on August 28 focusing on plugged-in fleets.

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Chevin sees trend for increased software individualisation

chevin logoThe next generation of fleet management software is likely to be increasingly specialised and tailored for specific industry sectors.

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New boss at insurer Footman James

bond footmanjamesDavid Bond, pictured, has been appointed as director of Footman James.

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