MG has announced plans to expand its dealer network to 130 by the end of 2021, after reaching its target of 120. The manufacturer – which increased sales by 40.84% in 2020 despite the market’s...

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  COUNCIL LOCKDOWN LAWS EXTENDED TO JULY MG PLANS 130-STRONG NETWORK IN 2021 DISCRETIONARY COMMISSION ENDS THIS WEEK STONEACRE LOGISTICS HUB CARLOTZ GOES PUBLIC STELLANTIS’ TAVARES HAS 38...

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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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  GLYN HOPKIN PROFIT, TURNOVER UP EASTERN WESTERN MOTOR GROUP IN £11.9M PROFIT HALFORDS TO RECRUIT MORE TECHNICIANS MAZEPOINT LAUNCHES MAZEINSIGHT INTELLIGENCE JEMCA TOYOTA CAR WASH ‘MAKING...

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Retail registrations rose over 20% in July compared with the same month last year, bringing welcome relief to retailers after June’s tentative restart. Fleet registrations were also up, by a more...

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By chalking up 14% of MG’s national sales in 2019, Nathaniel Cars is the brand’s number one retailer in more ways than one Rival retailers may want to copy many of Nathaniel Cars’ methods, but...

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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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  VERTU GROWS WITH HYUNDAI SHERWIN JOINS WILLIAMS AS NON-EXEC MITCHELLS IS RENAULT DEALER OF THE YEAR – AGAIN MG ON TRACK TO MEET RETAILER TARGET FIRST AUTO RETAIL LIVE OF 2020 LAUNCHES BYTON...

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The UK new car market declined in 2019, with annual registrations falling for the third consecutive year, according to figures from the SMMT. Some 2,311,140 units were registered last year,...

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January saw a fifth consecutive month of decline in new car registrations, with a 2.9% rise in private sales not enough to compensate for a 3.4% fall in fleet, leaving the market down 1.6% overall....

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MG Motor UK has appointed Glyn Hopkin Group to represent the brand in east London. The dealership on Romford Road, Manor Park has been officially opened by MG Motor UK managing director William Wang...

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The UK new car market for 2018 finished 6.8% down on 2017, with annual registrations falling to 2,367,147 – a second year of decline. In December, a fall in private registrations of 3.8% and a drop...

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  LISTERS BUYS ADDITIONAL VW RETAILER CRYPTO CURRENCY SALES PORTAL GOES LIVE PRICE PUSH FROM USED DEMAND NEW IDEAS SHOWCASED AT NADA PICK-UPS NOW THIRD BIGGEST LCV SECTOR WORLD NEWS – MG back...

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November saw a further 3.0% decline in new car registrations, with 158,639 vehicles registered compared with 164,541 in the same month in 2017. That brings the year to date total to 2,223,058, 6.9%...

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Although still down, October saw the new car market recovering somewhat from the annual trend, with the 153,599 registrations representing a drop of 2.9% compared with the same month last year, and...

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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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July saw a small increase in registrations of 1.2% compared with the same month last year, driven in the main by a 2.6% increase in fleet registrations. Private registrations were flat (+0.1%), while...

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Q2 FINANCE STRONG IN USED SECTOR VOLVO RESPONSE TIME ‘LESS THAN AN HOUR’ BUYERS TRUST USED EV MORE THAN USED LAPTOP SWANSWAY SEES BRIGHT FUTURE FOR ALLOY SERVICE DRIVE VAUXHALL WINS CUSTOMER CARE...

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MG UK has set out its strategy to grow its dealer network to 120 partners by 2020 to give 85-90% national coverage. Network size is currently 81 partners, which head of sales and marketing Daniel...

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The continued resurgence in private registrations helped to drive a second month of growth in the new car market, with May’s increase of 10.1% coming off the back of the April rise of 26.3%, pushing...

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