Jobs at The Leven Car Company, which went into administration earlier this month, are expected to saved under a deal which will split the business between Cambria and Vertu. Auto Retail Agenda...

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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 has bought Synter’s four remaining Volkswagen car businesses in England, for £8.8 million. The deal takes Vertu to nine Volkswagen car franchises. Vertu expects the acquisition to be...

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Former Vertu finance director Michael Sherwin has been appointed non-executive director at Williams Motor Co. Sherwin joined the Bolton-based company, which saw 2018 profit before tax rise 134% to...

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Vertu has opened two new Hyundai dealerships in the North East in the past week. One franchise takes over Vertu’s former Infiniti showroom in Silverlink, Newcastle and the second will operate as a...

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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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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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Vertu has seen a 6.9% drop in pre-tax profits for the six months ended 31 August on a turnover up 5.6% to £1.6 billion, against the same period last year. Profit before tax slipped £1.2 million to...

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RECORD PROFIT AND REVENUE FOR SYTNER EDEN PROFIT SLIPS TO £2.6M CAR RETAILERS ON SUNDAY TIMES TOP TRACK 250 CAR GIANT VS CROSSRAIL CITROEN CEO JACKSON TO VISIT INCHCAPE AUSTRALIA TRADE ROW SEES...

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VINDIS ON TARGET ONLY BY ‘SIGNIFICANT’ SELF-REG SELLING EVs ‘VERY DIFFERENT’ SAYS JLR MD SIMON ELLIOTT JOINS VERTU LLOYD ADDS KIA IN CARLISLE GERMANY ‘IN RECESSION’ NISSAN CEO GOES...

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Shareholders used Vertu’s AGM votes last week to fire a warning shot over the board’s pay packets and long term incentive plan. While all resolutions were passed at Vertu Motors’ AGM on...

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VERTU SHAREHOLDERS REBEL OVER PAY WLTP SERVICING BOOST EXPECTED AVAILABLE CAR CAUTIOUS FOR 2019 SIR MICHAEL MARSHALL DIES AGE 87 CALIFORNIA OVERRULES TRUMP ON EMISSIONS STOCKWATCH – Inchcape pleases...

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Several listed retailers reported in May, and first off the blocks was Vertu with its final results for the year ending 28 February 2019. The numbers are interesting: profit before tax of £25.3m...

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In a complex automotive world, the industry is under attack from people who don’t actually understand the business and certainly are not interested in the empirical data, and who are coming up with...

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A busy March saw a number of retailers reporting their results, turning in some very different performances in a more difficult market. First came Vertu with its preliminary results to 31 January...

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January was a relatively quiet month for retailers reporting or making announcements. First came Cambria which, at the start of January, outlined its trading for the first three months of its current...

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It’s a bit more than a few straws in the wind when Vertu buys a £35 million-a-year online van dealer, when Evans Halshaw puts more emphasis on its Vauxhall Van Business Centres, when the SMMT, NFDA...

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Vertu has acquired Newport based Vans Direct for £7.5m, in an acquisition that the board expects to be immediately earnings enhancing. Vertu CEO Robert Forrester said “This is an exciting...

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Three automotive retail groups announced results in October – Vertu, Marshalls, and Pendragon. Vertu’s unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 August 2018 offered mixed results....

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Vertu has seen a 13.4% decline in its profit before tax for the six months ended 31 August on an turnover of £1.56 billion, up 7.9% on the same period in 2017. After exceptional items, adjusted...

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