Peter Vardy unveils plan for new Aberdeen JLR dealership
Dealer group Peter Vardy Limited, have unveiled the plans for their new Jaguar Land Rover dealership which opens in Aberdeen in 2015.
Infiniti brings major UK dealerships in-house
Infiniti has taken back control of its major dealer sites in the UK and will run them in-house through a new subsidiary.
Lookers unveil glitzy new Battersea showroom
Lookers plc is creating 30 new jobs in its new multi million pound Battersea Land Rover business with the December 6th opening of a brand new, state-of-the-art two story showroom on Lombard Road.
Brayleys adds Renault franchise in Milton Keynes
Brayleys has added the Renault franchise in Milton Keynes, bringing the total number of sales sites serving the Renault and Dacia brands to more than 150.
SMMT new car sales figures up again
The SMMT has published figures showing that new car registrations grew for the 33rd consecutive month in November, up 8.0% to 172,327 units.
Industry reaction to Chancellor’s Autumn Statement
The automotive industry has given a mixed response to the Autumn statement from the Chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne who announced a range of measures including changes to Stamp Duty, a £100 increase in personal tax free allowances, ISA inheritance, business rates, allowances for apprentices, bank corporation tax and science investment.
Motors.co.uk Sun Motors and Sunday Times Driving to team up
Manheim owned cars for sale website Motors.co.uk and News UK, owners of Sun Motors and Sunday Times Driving, have announced a move to join forces in order to create a joint classified and display advertising network.
Cambria profits up 33%
Motor dealer group Cambria, which owns 28 dealerships, representing 45 franchises and 18 brands, have released details of their preliminary results for the year ended 31 August 2014 showing a 14% increase in revenue and a hike in profits of 33%.
CAP acquired by HPI and Audatex owner Solera
Leeds based vehicle data business CAP Automotive has been acquired by Solera Holdings inc, the San Diego, US based software and services firm which owns automotive brands including HPI and Audatex.