A busy month of reporting and announcements kicked of in February with Inchcape, with a note on the departure of group CEO Stefan Bomhard who is leaving at the end of June to become CEO of Imperial...

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Group 1 Automotive CEO Earl Hesterberg is anticipating that the UK new car market will return to growth in 2020, delivering around 2.4m units as the industry recovers from emissions...

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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...

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Group 1 Automotive’s UK managing director Darren Guiver has left the business he joined in 2016. It is believed that Earl Hesterberg, president and CEO of the US-owned retailer, will run the UK...

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Almost exactly a year ago VW announced it was going to “fundamentally” restructure its sales model. Despite being down-played by the national sales company in the UK, the franchise agreement was...

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Group 1’s UK boss has cited the level of manufacturer push in the car market as the reason the franchised retail model hasn’t switched to agency agreements yet. In a wide-ranging interview for...

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Group 1 Automotive will monitor the AcceleRide end-to-end online sales programme it has launched in America before deciding whether to roll it out in the UK. AcceleRide lets customers choose a...

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  GROUP 1 CONSIDERS UK ONLINE SALES USED CAR VALUES SET TO STABILISE SNOWS INVESTS TO DOUBLE BODYSHOP OUTPUT HR OWEN ADDS SECOND EV BRAND VW LOOKS WEST TO COUNTER CHINESE EXPOSURE EV TAKE-UP...

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  HYUNDAI PLANS TO REPEAT BREXIT PREP RETAILERS CARRYING 15% MORE USED CAR STOCK CLEAN AIR ZONE FORCES RELOCATION FOR LISTERS INTEREST RATE RISE LOOMING GROUP 1 AUTOMOTIVE LAUNCHES ONLINE SALES...

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Financial trouble seems to be looming. The FCA is becoming increasingly worried about the amount of debt that families in the UK are building up. Ordinarily most can cope with indebtedness, but issues...

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Seat believes its new retail store within the Lakeside shopping centre – the first Seat Store in the world – will expose the brand to millions of new potential customers, offer lessons on the...

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