Shopping centre owner Hammerson says more than 2,000 cars were sold from its stores last year and plans to expand this business, possibly even offering service and maintenance while customers visit

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Jaguar Land Rover is trialling a home sales initiative under the banner ‘To You’ where, by appointment, showroom staff go to the customer’s house or place of work. The project is being tested by

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Profits up at Marshall Underlying pre-tax profits at Marshall Motor Holdings were up 1.2% in 2018 to £25.7 million, with like-for-like revenue also up 1.2% at £2.13 billion against £2.11bn in 2017.

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Pendragon has taken a £92.2 million write-down of goodwill due to “market conditions”, failed to hit its own £50m underlying profit prediction and has seen its profit before tax figure drop to a

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Mitsubishi has introduced a five-year growth plan including a hike in retailer numbers to 140 and a 2% return-on-sale target. Managing director Rob Lindley said he aimed to take Mitsubishi from 30,000

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Toyota and Mitsubishi are reducing the lengths of their approved-used warranties, the former for hybrids and the latter for all models. Toyota has traditionally offered a 24-month warranty with hybrid

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Kia has topped the latest NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey for the fourth time in a row with Toyota and Mercedes taking equal second place in the all-important overall manufacturer rating question.

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The Financial Conduct Authority is considering changes to the way in which motor finance commission is structured after uncovering serious concerns about the way in which lenders are choosing to

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Lexus is examining the possibility of delivering cars through servicing outlets or smaller satellite retailers as cost-effective ways of increasing its geographic footprint. The brand is also

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Marshall Motor Group is understood to have bought the four Skoda franchises run by Progress Motor Group for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition follows the purchase of two Skoda sites from Sandicliffe

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Inchcape’s UK and Europe retail sales declined nearly 4% and trading profit declined more than 70% in 2018 due to the impact of WLTP emissions regulations. The firm has also taken a £198 million

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Auto Retail Agenda believes that Rybrook is in talks with Stratstone to buy one of its JLR sites which will need new premises. Sources say the deal for the Stoke-on-Trent retailer has been in the

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