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Fownhope celebrates five years of Mitsubishi franchise

fowhodealerA family-run Mitsubishi dealership is celebrating five years since opening its doors in Hereford.

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Rolls-Royce begins work on new logistics centre

tech centreRolls-Royce says it is on target to open its new technology and logistics centre in early 2016.

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More responsive technology to come for dealers

Night drive blur MTN copyThe increasing use of smart-phones by consumers has meant that 'responsive' has been a major buzz-word for dealer websites in 2014. The boss of developer Autoweb says the technology has many benefits but to ensure a smooth transition, testing has been critical.

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NAMA reports rise in average values in November

nama graphicThe average month-on-month value of used cars sold at auction across the board increased 9% in November from £5,263 to £5,736.

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New dealers and products bode well for 2015

Paul W2014 has been a significant year for Korean car brand SsangYong who have celebrated their 60th anniversary as a vehicle manufacturer and appointed 10 new franchised dealers, taking the firm's UK dealer footprint to 60.

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Buxton makes senior appointments at Manheim

Michael BuxtonThe new CEO at Manheim, Michael Buxton, has made two senior appointments in the firm's UK operation. Martin Forbes and Tim Hudson have been appointed as managing directors of Manheim Retail Services and Manheim Remarketing, respectively.


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Allianz adopts Motor Codes warranty scheme

allianz grabAllianz Global Assistance in the UK is adopting the latest vehicle warranty products code training scheme from Motor Codes.

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Peter Vardy unveils plan for new Aberdeen JLR dealership

Peter Vardy AberdeenDealer group Peter Vardy Limited, have unveiled the plans for their new Jaguar Land Rover dealership which opens in Aberdeen in 2015.

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Luscombe Mitsubishi Leeds appoints fleet and finance manager

luscombe mitsubishi mannLuscombe Mitsubishi Leeds has appointed John Mann (pictured) as its fleet and finance manager.

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