AutoNation, one of America’s largest retail groups, has joined the race to takeover Pendragon with a 32 pence-a-share offer which matches the current bid from the combined forces of Hedin Mobility...

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Hedin Mobility Group and Sytner owner Penske have increased their offer for Pendragon to 32 pence a share in a bid to stop the takeover by US firm Lithia which owns Jardine Motors. The move comes two...

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A second offer in three days for Pendragon has sent shares in the business up more than 12% and raised the prospect of a bidding war for the dealer group. The new offer of 28 pence a share for the...

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Sytner Group CFO Adam Collinson has retired. The 51-year old has spent 23 years at Sytner, across two separate spells – he rejoined Sytner back in January 2006. “After 13 years as CFO, I have worn...

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COLLINSON RETIRES FROM SYTNER PENDRAGON PINEWOOD COURT HEARINGS UNDERWAY STONEACRE ADDS ANOTHER MAXUS RETAILER 70 YEARS OF VOLKSWAGEN IN UK MERCEDES-BENZ WORLD PLUG GOODWOOD GAP LITHIA EYES FURTHER...

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Inchcape and Sytner last week reported contrasting views on the impact of agency in first-quarter trading updates. Inchcape reported overall revenue up 50%, with a 70% increase in distribution...

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AGENCY: INCHCAPE AND SYTNER CONTRAST BRISTOL STREET BUYS CAZOO SITE TRADE CENTRE POSTPONES DEVELOPMENT PLANS £3bn M-B ‘DEFEAT DEVICE’ CLAIM LODGED IN HIGH COURT CARVANA CREDITORS OFFER DEBT FOR...

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The Sunday Times says the UK’s top five auto retailers have collectively made almost £700m in 2021 “but have refused to repay nearly £250m of taxpayer-funded furlough bailouts”. It highlighted...

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Mercedes-Benz is nearing its aim of exiting retail in the UK with the sale of most of its London franchises to Sytner Group. US giant Penske Automotive Group, which owns Sytner, is understood to have...

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MERCEDES TO SELL LONDON SITES TO SYTNER RETAILER ROLE TO ‘COMPLETELY CHANGE’ FOR SMART COST OF LIVING CRISIS WILL IMPACT CAR SALES AUTO RETAILERS ON SUNDAY TIMES RICH LIST 2022 CARVANA WOES...

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Only four of 12 major UK auto retailers had an online organic visibility Domain Rating of ‘excellent’ in research by an internet marketing agency: Arnold Clark, Lookers, Jardine and Sytner. Even...

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NFDA UPDATE ON AGENCY MODEL ARNOLD CLARK AND LOOKERS TOP ONLINE AUTHORITY STUDY CAZOO INSPECTION COMPLAINTS CARVANA ‘HITS A SPEED BUMP’ INVENTORY SHORTAGE TAX RELIEF PROPOSED STOCKWATCH: Inchcape...

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STELLANTIS REBRANDS PSA RETAIL, MOTOR VILLAGE IN ONLINE PUSH CAMBRIA’S MULLINS DEPARTS NEWLY PRIVATISED GROUP BREARLEY TO SET UP ON OWN AFTER INCHCAPE DEPARTURE RYBROOK AGAIN 100% OWNED BY WHALE...

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  FURLOUGH BOOSTS JOHN CLARK PROFIT SYTNER PORTSMOUTH PLANS FACE VOTE AUTO TRADER CAR FINANCE FIRM EXPANDS AGAIN COLOUR CODED COVID LANYARDS FOR STAFF SALVAGE CAR DEMAND AND PRICES UP AUTONATION,...

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CONSUMER CONFIDENCE ABOVE EXPECTATIONS SSANGYONG AIMS FOR 85-STRONG NETWORK SYTNER MOVES NORTHAMPTON JLR INTO NEW SITE BENTLEYS GROUP TURNAROUND RETAILER SEEKING CHINESE IMPORT DEAL COLLAPSES INCHCAPE...

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  AGENCY AGREEMENT PUSHBACK BEGINS SMMT DISMISSES RETAILER ROLE IN EV FUTURE VERTU MATERNITY PAY NOW ‘MATCHES M&S’ RYBROOK WARRINGTON JAGUAR CLOSED CARSHOP EXPANDS WITH AUTOWORLD TAKEOVER...

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  FORD RETAIL PROFIT TURNS TO LOSS MARSHALL, CAMBRIA, LUSCOMBE AND EBAY IN AUTO RETAIL LIVE HANDOVERS TO BECOME ‘WHITE GLOVE’ EVENTS SYTNER TARGETS DERBY EXPANSION MOTORPOINT SITE ACQUIRED...

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  BREARLEY TAKES LAWYERS TO COURT OVER JLR SITE ADVICE VERTU ‘RISKS INVESTOR BACKLASH’ COUNCIL BUYS PENDRAGON STRATSTONE PREMISES SYTNER TO TURN CINEMA INTO CARSHOP MORE THAN HALF BACK...

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  TESLA TEST DRIVES CONTINUE IN LOCKDOWN WORKPLACE COVID TESTS EXPANDED DOUGLAS PARK IS BMW RETAILER OF THE YEAR NEW KIA RETAILER STANDARDS EXPECTED IN Q3 EVENTS COMPANY LAUNCHES CITNOW RIVAL US...

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The Sytner BMW Mini retailer in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire has closed. The site has represented the brands since 2016 but, in 2017, Sytner acquired Swansea BMW Mini. As a result, it has had to...

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