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Infiniti appoint UK Country Director

Barry BeestonInfiniti has confirmed Barry Beeston as its new Country Director for the UK, effective 1st May.Beeston’s role will encompass all Sales and Marketing activities in the UK.  He will report directly to Francois Goupil de Bouille, Vice President of Infiniti Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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New MD for service plan firm EMaC

NeilHodsonWell known automotive industry personality Neil Hodson, has been appointed to take over as Managing Director at Crewe based service plan provider EMaC as long time MD Angela Barrow steps down from the role she has occupied for the past 12 years.

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AA Cars survey reveals used buyer habits

aacarsAlmost a quarter of buyers (24%) have been put off buying a second-hand car due to the smell of wet dog fur, children’s sick or stale cigarettes.

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Volkswagen Bradford Motability appointments

bradford motabilityVolkswagen Bradford has expanded its Motability team with three new appointments.

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Marshall named as a great place to work - again

Marshall LRMarshall Motor Holdings has been named as one of the best companies in the UK to work for.

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Group 1 revenue surges by 44% during Q1

Group1fordGroup 1 Automotive’s U.K. operations increased revenue by 44% during the first quarter of 2016.

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RAC reports surge in warranty sales

buysureThe RAC has reported a 34% rise in warranty sales during the first quarter of 2016.

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Greenhous technician set for Isle of Man TT

tt racerGreenhous Vauxhall Shrewsbury master technician Barry Furber is aiming to compete at the Isle of Man TT races this year, thanks to backing from the dealership.

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Pendragon Q1 profit up by 8.7%

Trevor FinnPendragon expects the new car market to cool this year, but believes the used car market and aftersales sectors will remain strong.

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