Retailers with PSA Group franchises have had their volume bonus linked to CO2 to ensure the manufacturer meets new, tougher emissions standards. Each site has been set a personal goal calculated on...

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  NEW CO2-BASED BONUS SYSTEM FOR PSA RETAILERS STONEACRE PROFITS UP, TURNOVER NUDGES £1BN ELECTRIC CARS WILL ALLOW RETAILERS TO UPSELL SAYS VW BEIS’ LEADSOM SEEKS VIEWS FROM MORE BUSINESSES...

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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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So, at year’s end, we finally have some form of resolution to the Brexit debate. Like it or not, the general election gave Boris Johnson what Teresa May craved – a strong and (hopefully) stable...

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Since 2015, average new car CO2 emissions have been going in the wrong direction. Everyone knows why this is so bad: colloquially known as CAFE, it’s the 2020-on EU range-wide average of 95g/km CO2....

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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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Following the collapse of FCA’s proposed merger with Renault, culminating in FCA withdrawing its $35bn offer, the Italian group is now in talks with PSA. Discussions have opened a path to the...

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East Anglian retailer John Grose Group is pulling back from selling parts for older used cars, saying manufacturer changes make it a less attractive business for franchised retailers. Publishing its...

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PSA is bringing its Go Vauxhall dealerships under the Robins & Day banner with a rebranding set to go live next week. PSA took control of the Vauxhall-owned retail group a year ago shortly after...

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Vauxhall sales and customer experience director Peter Hope says there is currently a gap in the British car market – and feels Vauxhall is in pole position to fill it. This is all thanks to new...

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As DS sets out its stall in the UK to take on the traditional premium brands with vehicles of equal quality combined with standout design flair, John Grose Group managing director Richard Howard says...

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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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  MITSUBISHI RETAILERS FACE CI UPGRADE COSTS FORD TO PUT FOCUS ON MONEY MAKING SUVs AND VANS CAR TRADE TO BUCK GENERAL RETAIL TREND, SAYS CBI MPs VISITS HIGHLIGHT AUCTION CONCERNS SECURITY THREAT...

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RETAILERS REGISTER INTEREST IN SUBARU FRANCHISE NEW DIRECTORS AT GROWING USED CAR SUPERMARKET RETAILERS SEE GOOD GROWTH IN MAY NAT WEST JOINS ALD AUTOMOTIVE USED EV VALUES UP, HYBRIDS DOWN RETAILERS...

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Five of Now Vauxhall’s eight sites have been rescued from administration with four London sites being bought by Peugeot Citroen Retail-owned Go Vauxhall with Now Vauxhall in Swindon being bought by...

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The relationships between franchised retailers and their car manufacturers have hit an all time low, according to the latest NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey. The publication of the winter 2017/2018 survey...

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  BMW CUTS PRODUCTION DUE TO WLTP FEARS FULL DETAILS CONFIRMED FOR USED CAR CONFERENCE RECORD NUMBER OF MOTS COULD CAUSE MARCH BACKLOG VAUXHALL-OPEL LOSSES DEEPEN UNDER PSA BREXIT: DAMAGE CONTROL...

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PSA has begun integrating Go Vauxhall, the manufacturer-owned retail group, into its own Peugeot Citroen Retail with the appointment of James Weston as chief executive. Mr Weston is already the chief...

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After several delays, PSA has formally launched its UK DS retail network and its range-topping DS7 Crossback model. Speaking at the launch, DS brand development director Arnaud Leclerc said there...

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