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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Cupra, Seat’s premium performance brand, is understood to be planning to shift from a franchise model for its UK network to an agency agreement this summer. Sources within the Cupra network have...

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Citroen is returning to the family hatchback sector with the C4 and e-C4 range – its first model line-up (indeed, the first car in the segment) to offer a straightforward choice of petrol, diesel or...

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Seat UK MD Richard Harrison has hit the targets he defined when he started in his role four and a half years ago: 3% market share, 2% return on sales. With the first chapter of the strategy drawing to...

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It’s heartening to see MG expanding and seemingly going from strength to strength. Talking to the press office this week they say the retailers are happy, are making money soon after starting with...

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Electrification of Audi’s range will involve a product offensive extending to 20 new models or variants, incorporating electric powertrain elements, over the next two years, with the first...

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Seat will offer customers the full Cupra sales experience through a limited selection of its larger retailers, according to managing director Richard Harrison. Cupra, which has been the Spanish...

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Seat plans Cupra specialist retailers Suzuki offers free GDPR courses to dealers Rockar trumpets Hyundai sales after Motorline handover Ducati retailer named in sub-minimum wage pay scandal Union...

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