Toyota has adopted a new bonus system for 2019 in a bid to reduce pressure to register cars at the end of a month or quarter. The new system, trialled at the end of 2018 and adopted for this year,

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Kia has claimed its retailers see customer retention figures double when a service plan is bought as it moves to expand its offer to cover the whole seven year/100,000 mile warranty period. A

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Multi-franchise group Marubeni Auto Investment (UK), the parent company to Norton Way and RRG (which revealed its results last week), saw profits holding steady last year among its 27 dealerships with

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New car registrations fell 6.8% in 2018 to finish the year at 2.36 million units. The SMMT blamed the switch to WLTP regulations impacting supply and a lack of consumer confidence thanks to broad

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Vauxhall is to launch its first new car service plan this week, Auto Retail Agenda can exclusively reveal. The move is part of a bid by the manufacturer to improve retailer aftersales profitability,

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Improved results from previously under-performing dealerships saw multi-franchise retailer RRG Group report a stronger bottom line with a pre-tax profit for the year ending 31 March 2018, of £4.6

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Retailers can get more accurate part-ex and remarketing valuations for Lexus and Toyota which have been added to cap hpi’s Spec Check. The average spec option price for a Lexus is £960 and £595

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Kia is offering three free services for selected SUVs bought in January and registered before March 31 as part of its Q1 sales campaign. Its 192-strong retail network continues the Hybrid Challenge,

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Mazda retailer Burrows is looking to recruit after taking on a second franchise and has vacancies in various departments. Burrows, which also represents Toyota and Kia throughout Yorkshire and has one

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The Stoneacre group is eyeing further acquisitions as it builds towards achieving its target of a £1 billion turnover. Since January it has taken over a Mitsubishi dealership in Nottingham, Burrows

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