James Brearley, Pendragon’s former Stratstone managing director and now Inchcape Retail CEO, is suing his former legal team Higgs and Sons. Brearley and three others are alleging professional

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Stock market listed retail group Cambria has recommended shareholders accept CEO Mark Lavery’s buy-out offer of 80p a share to take the company private. The offer values Cambria at £80 million,

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Spoticar, the used car operation of Stellantis, is due to launch in the UK in mid-June. All Stellantis brands will use the same Spoticar used car programme, replacing their existing used car brands,

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New technologies and competitive data will be the main focus of any changes to Block Exemption, according to the European Commission which has published its findings into the current laws. The review

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Toyota is to cut its standard warranty to from five years to three – but offer free one-year warranties with annual servicing for cars up to 10-years-old in a bid to improve customer retention and

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Norton Way saw turnover grow 8.3% to £282.9m in the year ended 31 March 2020, which the directors said was thanks to a 27% growth in corporate sales. However, profit before tax dropped from £3m to

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Mercedes is consulting with its UK retail network about moving to an agency model for all new car sales, according to several retailers who spoke to Auto Retail Agenda this week. At the same time the

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In a major reorganisation of its retail networks, Stellantis is issuing all retailers in the UK and EU with termination notices and is planning to re-appoint an “optimised” number under a new

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Steven Eagell Toyota in Solihull has redeveloped part of its site to incorporate a Lexus retailer within the existing premises. It officially opened last Monday as part of a new initiative explained

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Vertu Motors has used the upheaval of the global pandemic to improve the way it operates and has improved profits, margins and its costs while chief executive Robert Forrester has used the results to

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