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Ssang Yong appoint head of dealer recruitment

StevePrewWith dealer network open points to be filled in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Hull, Inverness, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Reading and Swansea, Korean car brand SsangYong have hired Steve Prew to head up the firm’s dealer recruitment programme.

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Belron Group deal for

Scott HamiltonLess than a month after it signed a major deal with Halfords Autocentres, vehicle servicing website has signed a UK deal with Belron Group the owners of Autoglass and accident repair network AutoRestore.

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Desira add SsangYong franchise in Norwich

Paul WEast Anglian dealer group Desira has taken on the SsangYong franchise at it’s Wroxham Road, Norwich, Dealership which until recently had been given over to the Chrysler and Jeep franchises.

The £85 million turnover group currently has dealerships for Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Citroen, Fiat, Nissan, Chrysler, Jeep, Peugeot and Infiniti

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More acquisitions on the cards for bullish Vertu Motors

Robert FVertu Motors plc who operate the Bristol Street Motors, Farnell and Macklin Motors brands, have issued their annual report for the year ended February 29 2016, with CEO Robert Forrester talking about strong aftersales and used vehicle performance driving the group’s profitability and an appetite for growth by further acquisitions.

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Snows Group welcome apprentice intake

NewbiesSnowsSouth of England, multi-franchise dealer group, Snows Motor Group have welcomed the first group of 11 customer service apprentices to the firm’s academy on Second Avenue in Southampton.

The group will receive training from Hull based Learning Skills Partnership running from initial sale through to aftersales.

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