Cambria Automobiles CEO Mark Lavery has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Future of F&I conference being held on 2 April. The announcement comes alongside the reveal of the full speaker

Read more

Hyundai’s retail network has issued an open letter of complaint to UK boss Ashley Andrew over actions which have had a detrimental impact on profitability. Several retailers have told Auto Retail

Read more

Ford, the UK’s largest car brand, is expected to cut almost half its 400-strong network over the next four years in a bid to improve network profitability, according to Auto Retail Agenda

Read more
Santander Consumer Finance

The UK arm of Group 1 Automotive has seen gross profits drop 4.4% in 2019 to £205.1 million ($267.7m) on a turnover, which also recorded a fall (-1.0%), to £1.85bn ($2.41bn), according to the

Read more

Sytner has promoted Nigel Hurley to run its car supermarket division, which trades as CarShop, following the departure of previous boss Jonathan Dunkley just before Christmas. Mr Hurley, who has

Read more

Odey Asset Management has increased its stake in Pendragon from 14.49% to 15.01%. The London-based investment firm remains Pendragon’s second-largest shareholder, behind Telios Capital Partners,

Read more

Retailers with PSA Group franchises have had their volume bonus linked to CO2 to ensure the manufacturer meets new, tougher emissions standards. Each site has been set a personal goal calculated on

Read more

Stoneacre Motor Group saw revenue grow to almost £1 billion in the year ending April 2019, a 25% increase on 2018. Profits also grew 31% to £13.8 million. New vehicle sales were up 9.8%, used sales

Read more

Jobs at The Leven Car Company, which went into administration earlier this month, are expected to saved under a deal which will split the business between Cambria and Vertu. Auto Retail Agenda

Read more

Lookers is closing its award-winning north east head office in Newcastle due to “extremely challenging market conditions”. Lookers inherited the Leopard House office on the Newcastle Business Park

Read more

Vertu has bought Synter’s four remaining Volkswagen car businesses in England, for £8.8 million. The deal takes Vertu to nine Volkswagen car franchises. Vertu expects the acquisition to be

Read more

Start your free 14 day trial

Get free access to our Bulletin, Agenda & Profit for 14 days.

After 14 days we will auto bill your credit or debit card unless the order is cancelled.


As an auto retail executive you need insightful and unique industry intelligence to boost your business potential. Here’s a taste of what Auto Retail Network has to offer:

  • Get informed and boost your business potential
  • More than 1,200 fellow executives have joined us
    since launch
  • Independent, carefully crafted, unique content relevant to you and your business
  • Develop a greater awareness of market trends and opportunities
  • Access to a wide range of materials whenever, wherever and however you want it
  • Significant discounts on ARN events, reports and
    other publications