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Mercedes Birmingham pop-up shop generates 479 leads

Merc pop upPop-up shops have been trialled by a number of franchised dealers over recent years and the latest to test the water is Mercedes-Benz Retail Group who set up shop in Birmingham's Bullring Shopping Centre, pulling in over 45,000 visitors in just five weeks.

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New role for Poole Audi man Matt

Matt handelOcean Automotive owned, Poole Audi has promoted sales executive Matt Handel to the position of Finance Loyalty Manager.

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300,000 opinions and counting for dealer review site

Judge service carLeading dealer reviews website, Judge Service,says it has has just published it's 300,000th consumer review for over 800 UK motor dealerships.

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The £150m secret success formula of The Car People

Jon seamanFrom a single site used car operation in 2000, The Car People, have built a solid Car Supermarket business across the north of England that currently turns over in excess of £150m from three sites. To discover the secret that has enabled them to succeed where others have spectacularly failed, Motor Trade News spoke to the firm's Group Operations General Manager, Jonathan Seaman.

 

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TVR to start taking £5,000 deposits for 2017 car

Les edgarCar brand TVR, who recently re-emerged from a period of hibernation, have announced that they are to start taking £5,000 deposits from prospective customers for their new car on July 7th. The first examples of the all-new car, designed in conjunction with Gordon Murray Design and powered by a Cosworth V8 won't be delivered until 2017.

 

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