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PSA Group UK appoint Franchising Director

DavidMarchPSA Group UK have appointed David March as Director – UK Franchising, Network Development and Quality. Previously he was Director of Network Development and Quality for the Peugeot Citroën Retail Group.

March is a qualified accountant and cut his teeth in the motor trade as a Finance Executive and General manager with PSA owned dealer group, Robins and Day.

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HR Owen pleased with first BCA Blackbushe sale result

BCAhrOwenLuxury motor dealer group H.R. Owen say they had an excellent result with their first BCA auction of cars which took place at Blackbushe on March 15th.

HR Owen put 24 luxury motors into the sale, with 19 of them finding buyers at an average of 101% of CAP Clean. Bidders included 125 prospective buyers who logged in online.

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Trade Centre UK boss ready for exciting next steps

Andy Coulthurst motorsAs the £100 million turnover Trade Centre Wales prepares for the April 14th opening of The Trade Centre UK in Wednesbury, the firm’s first car super market outside the Principality, CEO Andy Coulthurst has talked about plans for the business and it’s sister motor finance operation CanCan Car Finance.

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Sturgess Leicester appoint Corporate Business Manager

SteveDodsworthSturgess Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Australian ex-pat, Stephen Dodsworth as it’s Corporate Business Manager.

Dodsworth, who has worked for Pendragon, Colliers and Ridgeway, joins the dealership on Narborough Road, Leicester, from Marshall Motor Group, where he was Business Development Manager at their dealership in Oxford.

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State of the art expansion for Poole Accident Repair

PooleAccidentRepairOcean Automotive have created five new jobs with the installation of a new state-of-the-art, 8,000sq ft, multi material repair facility at their Poole Accident Repair business.

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