Directors at BMW and MINI retailer Halliwell Jones described figures showing a fall in pre-tax profits of more than 60% as ‘satisfactory’ given the trading climate last year. The Cheshire and

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is looking to rebuild its fleet and business centre network after cutting numbers from 28 to 15, focusing on territories where retailers already hold all three of the

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Pendragon has issued a profit warning in which it blames WLTP-related new car supply issues for a poor performance in September and October. In the stock market statement the group says it expects

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A lack of WLTP approved engines has left Volkswagen Group retailers unable to take orders for the majority of its range. An internal Volkswagen document seen by Auto Retail Agenda shows that as of the

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The industry reacted angrily to this week’s decision to cut the PHEV incentive and lower that supporting the purchase of pure EVs. Rob Lindley, managing director at Mitsubishi Motors in the UK whose

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Vertu has seen a 13.4% decline in its profit before tax for the six months ended 31 August on an turnover of £1.56 billion, up 7.9% on the same period in 2017. After exceptional items, adjusted

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EU regulators start talks this week on proposals that could force CO2 emissions down to a level some car makers believe financially impossible without fundamentally hurting the industry. On Wednesday

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Several manufacturers look set to face a challenge to clear a large number of NEDC-tested vehicles by the end of August 2019. An official Vehicle Certification Agency document seen by Auto Retail has

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September new car registrations have fallen 20.5% on the same month last year thanks to WLTP emissions regulations which saw manufacturers push August instead of the new 68-plate month. September’s

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The auction industry is to launch a website to let retailers view available stock from a variety of different remarketing companies. Due in Q1 2019, it will be open to members of the National

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