LOOKERS NEXT WITH POLESTAR STORE ENQUIRIES NEAR USUAL IN LOCKDOWN 2.0 DIGITAL RESERVATION TOOL LAUNCHED MANGOLETSI IN SECOND RETROSPECTIVE PLANNING APPLICATION PORSCHE RETAILER TO BECOME...

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  RETAILERS AWAIT CLARITY ON SHOWROOM REOPENING FORD MD WARNS OF ‘SANITISED SALES’ PWC PREDICTS V-SHAPE RECOVERY CAFFYN FAMILY GIFT SHARES CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY ROUNDUP RETAILERS REOPEN...

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CAZOO LOSES CFO RETAILERS SPRINT TO BEAT EV GRANT CUT PENDRAGON APPOINTS NEW NON-EXEC MOTORPOINT SHAREHOLDER BUILDS STAKE NEW CAR SALES BANNED IN ITALY RETAILERS KEY TO GM’S EV PLANS LAUNCH DIARY...

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LOOKERS NEWCASTLE OFFICE TO CLOSE LEVEN JOBS SAVED IN CAMBRIA/VERTU DEAL TURNAROUND EXPERT REWARDED NATHANIEL CARS IS TOP MG DEALER GM APPOINTS SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER INCHCAPE ACQUIRES MERCEDES-BENZ...

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HONDA NFDA SUCCESS VALIDATES STRATEGY IMPERIAL CAR SUPERMARKETS PROFITS SLUMP GM CEO JOINS NADA SPEAKER LINE-UP LABOUR EV SCRAPPAGE SCHEME NEW JERSEY RETAILERS SUE TESLA GERMANY’S £48BN CLIMATE...

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Vehicle recalls are back in the news. The decision by Toyota to pull-in 6.4 million vehicles (including 35,000 in the UK) for five separate repairs hit the front pages here.  However, there’s a...

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Am I the only one to see an irony in Chevrolet pulling out of Europe in the very same week that Saab, now under Chinese ownership, restarts production?...

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Kwik-fit has been part of our townscapes for, it seems, forever. Those with long memories and more than a few grey hairs may even recall founder Sir Tom Farmer’s personal customer promise...

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Here at Auto Retail Network we try to avoid commenting on car manufacturing. Indeed, I spent quite a lot of time trying to explain to my fellow journalists that making cars and selling cars are two,...

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Turbulent is probably the best word to describe this week’s news about the economy, both in the UK and in Europe. After our story last week about Peugeot Citroen’s bank and the impact a...

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News that the French government may step in to protect the credit rating of Banque PSA was not widely reported. But it should be ringing alarm bells across the whole auto retail industry, not just in...

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Interesting to spend half a day with the senior people at Jaguar Land Rover, driving new product and chatting about the ‘state of the nation’. The new-found sense of confidence at Gaydon...

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Chevrolet is offering UK customers a five year warranty on all new cars and five years’ free servicing. To celebrate being in the UK for 5?years, the GM brand is also offering five years’...

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Chevrolet’s laid-back approach to scrappage has left the so-called ‘General Motors foundation brand’ lagging behind value-for-money rivals Hyundai and Kia, while also trailing Skoda...

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General Motors UK has cut its ties with Masterlease, the contract hire and leasing company owned by GMAC, and signed an agreement with ALD Automotive to manage its own brand leasing operation,...

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A renewed focus on tight management, including cost cutting and strong aftersales programmes, is helping GM franchised retailers boost profit margins despite pressure on new car sales, according to...

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The lack of credit facilities, for both customers and auto retail businesses, was the major talking point at NADA. With more than 90% of cars in the US bought on finance, the banking industry is more...

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