Knights Group founder and former Audi head of sales Peter Brookes has joined William Morgan Group as a director, Auto Retail understands. The BMW and Mini retailer trades as North Oxford Garage and...

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  VAT BREXIT WARNING FROM NI RETAILERS KNIGHTS FOUNDER JOINS WILLIAM MORGAN DARREN GUIVER INVESTS IN MONEYSHAKE NEW CAR SALES SLUMP; 2021 FORECAST TO BE CUT FRENCH SALES DOWN 12% DESPITE...

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Retail registrations rose a modest 0.4% in October, but retailers will surely have been hoping for more given that October 2019 was itself a weak month. The market wasn’t helped by the...

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Commentators are bemoaning the weakest ever ‘new plate’ September following a 4.4% drop in new car registrations, but the true picture is rarely as simplistic as the headlines. It should be noted...

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The headline figures for registrations in August might on the surface look disappointing, with the month finishing 5.8% down compared with 2019. But the retail element of those registrations was down...

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  Lotus retailer network ‘to be 75% new’ Vertu reports surge in Scottish demand Marshalls adds Aylesbury VW Indoor masks to become mandatory Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus explained Subprime...

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  VAUXHALL PROMISES RETAILER PROFIT LIFT IN 2021 ARNOLD CLARK PLANS FOR STARBUCKS, EV CHARGERS LOOKERS WINS AUDI AWARD RETAILER TO CLOSE AFTER PLANNING FAIL FORD CUTS COST-PER-LEAD 80% WITH...

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There are several hundred million different possible permutations of Audi models on offer today. A vast model range, multitude of engines and dozens of colours, trims and options mean it’s easy for...

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  HONDA TO FOCUS ON ‘PROFITABLE RETAILING’ VW RETAILER LOSES HIGH COURT BATTLE WJ KING BACK IN PROFIT MARSHALL FIRST WITH NEW AUDI RETAIL CONCEPT PENDRAGON SHAREHOLDER DISCUSSES MERGER...

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TONY BRAMALL BOOSTS LOOKERS STAKE MOTORPOINT LAUNCHES SAYE SCHEME ARNOLD CLARK TAKES ON TOYS ‘R’ US SITE BARRETTS LEAVES CITY CENTRE AFTER 117 YEARS PENDRAGON COMPLETES JLR CALIFORNIA SALE BMW...

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The collapse in retail registrations continued into November, driving a drop in the overall market of 1.3% compared to the same month in 2018. Retail registrations of 65,114 units represented a fall...

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CAZOO TO GO LIVE THIS WEEK BATTERY LIFE REPORT CALL FOR EVS ARNOLD CLARK ‘TOP 25 EMPLOYER’ INCHCAPE JLR DERBY TO OPEN SOON WORLD NEWS – Audi, Daimler cut jobs STOCKWATCH – Motorpoint...

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AUTO TRADER ‘FAIR’ AND ‘HIGH’ PRICE FLAGS CONFIRMED CHORLEY GROUP PROFITS DOUBLE PARK’S OPENS LAMBORGHINI LEEDS NADA SHOW SCHEDULE PUBLISHED WORLD NEWS – Audi brand refresh, Daimler...

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Vindis has revealed it met all its 2018 manufacturer sales targets only “by significant self registration of vehicles”. This allowed it to “maximise the brand support monies available”. The...

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Audi will begin online sales on Wednesday with a small pilot scheme and has confirmed the programme will in time be rolled out to the UK. Next week’s trial is confined to the German market only and...

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AUDI TO START ONLINE SALES SHAREHOLDERS PROTEST OVER LOOKERS-BOARD PAY POLICY TOYOTA SCRAPS SCRAPPAGE SALES SALES AND PROFITS UP AT VT HOLDINGS TRUMP’S TARIFFS HIT GERMAN CAR MAKERS CHINA TO SEE...

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  SHOPPING CENTRE CAR SALES EXPANSION JLR TRIALS ‘TO YOU’ HOME SALES DEMO PROTECTION OFFERS UPSELL OPPORTUNITY STOCK AND PRICE CARS FOR YOUR LOCAL MARKET AUDI TO AXE SPORTSCARS? BMW IN...

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Martin Baker, product manager for Audi’s Q SUV models, admits the new Q8 luxury SUV is the last model in Q range to launch, but believes it is the best. “It has a unique identity, bespoke bodywork...

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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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Peter Brookes, head of sales for Audi UK since last November following 13 years running the Midlands-based BMW-Mini dealership group he founded, believes the franchise he now oversees can generate an...

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