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£500,000 investment for Bury's cartime

Cartime collectionsCartime, the used car dealership in Bury, Lancashire have announced plans to invest £500,000 building a car collection centre that has been designed by Fletcher Smith Architects, the team behind Europe's biggest dealership, the recently opened Volkswagen/Audi site in Stockport.

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BMW launch new GAP insurance product

Beige BMWWith new FCA regulations impacting the sale of GAP insurance taking effect on September 1st, BMW Group has got together with insurer Allianz to launch a new GAP insurance product for BMW, MINI, BMW Motorrad dealers and firms working with their motor finance arm, Alphera.

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Kia gives cee’d to local charity

FoodBankKia, whose UK HQ is in Walton-on-Thames, have donated a cee’d to Walton & Hersham Foodbank.

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Wessex Garages appoints Renault and Dacia Brand Manager

N ParrottWessex Garages has appointed Neil Parrott, from Abergavenny, as the Brand Manager for its new Renault and Dacia dealership in Newport.

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Jobs boost as Eastern Western add Nissan in Dunfermline

Neil JohnsonEastern Western Motor Group's acquisition of a dealership site at Crossgates Road, in Halbeath, Dunfermline, which it is converting to a Nissan dealership, is set to create 20 new jobs when it opens this autumn.

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Motorpoint employee stars in Cabinet Office campaign

Motorpoint ApprenMotorpoint’s Simeon Powell is the star of a new regional apprenticeship promotional campaign put together by the Cabinet Office.

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Garage booking website launched

BookMyGarageThe firm behind service comparison website RAC Garage Compare, has this month launched a new online service to help motorists get service prices and make bookings with local garages.

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K&R Mitsubishi staff motivated by friend’s loss

Mit Charity CycleTwo members of staff at K&R Mitsubishi in Taunton have planned a fundraising campaign in memory of a 13-month-old boy who tragically died of the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy.

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CAP predicting another price realignment

Derren MartinAhead of what looks set to be a bumper-plate change month in September, Leeds based automotive data firm, CAP is warning the trade about storm clouds on the horizon, in the shape of falling used car values.

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