Vertu has completed the purchase of five BMW and Mini businesses from Inchcape plus one BMW Motorrad business and a used car site for a total cash consideration of £18.7 million plus £8.9m of used...

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Vertu has completed the purchase of five BMW and Mini businesses from Inchcape plus one BMW Motorrad business and a used car site for a total cash consideration of £18.7 million plus £8.9m of used...

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The last six months has seen another slight improvement in the relationships between franchised dealers and their OEMs after the rise in sentiment reported six months ago. The latest NFDA Dealer...

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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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Mini UK and Ireland director David George insists the launch of the new Mini Electric will mark a tipping point for EVs. “With minimal above-the-line push, and before anyone’s driven it, we’ve...

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The number one reason to buy a new Mini is design, said its UK product director Nicholas Griebner. But the second? “Infotainment and connectivity – they have rapidly leapt up the order in recent...

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The UK new car market continued its decline through January, with the 163,615 vehicles registered representing a fall of 6.3% over the same month last year. Demand fell across the board, with retail...

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Sytner Group, the Penske-owned auto retailer, is to relocate its city-based Sheffield BMW business to a new purpose built facility one mile from the Meadowhall shopping centre as part of a wider £50...

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BMW and Mini auto retailer Vines Limited has posted a positive performance for the year ended 31 December 2015. According to its latest accounts, the retailer recorded a pre tax profit of £2.57...

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Auto retailer Specialist Cars Limited, one of the largest privately owned BMW and Mini retail groups in the UK, has posted an increased gross profit of £8.28 million for the year ended 31 December...

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Auto retailer Cotswold Hereford Mini scooped the ‘Mini Retailer of the Year’ award at the recent BMW Mini UK awards ceremony. This was the second time in three years the retailer was successful in...

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By Alisdair Suttie  It would be easy to sit back on your laurels when you run the most profitable Audi dealership in the UK network, but that’s not the way they think at John Clark Motor Group....

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You are all probably ahead of me on this one but the penny has finally dropped on why the German carmakers, namely Daimler Smart and BMW Mini, are going phut, phut, phut to develop electric scooters....

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Blue Bell, the BMW and Mini franchise holder in Wilmslow and Crewe, is celebrating 35-years association with the German car maker. The dealership, headed by managing director, Sue Brownson OBE and...

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If you are currently retailing Minis and Smarts, you’d better start thinking how you can create a little more space in the showroom. It’s not extra space you’ll need for cars, just...

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Those dealers looking forward to any little fillip which electric cars will bring to their showrooms anytime soon will have been less than pleased with Mitsubishi’s honesty this week. The car...

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