SCOTLAND AND WALES RETAILER FRUSTRATION LOOKERS DEBT COULD SOON EXCEED VALUATION LOOKERS, PICADOR DEALERS CLOSE NEW MD FOR NISSAN WEST WAY AUTO TRADER REMOVES DISPLAY ADS FRANCE LAUNCHES EV...

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Auto retail executives and sales platforms are reporting a rise in activity and vehicle sales following PM Boris Johnson’s confirmation showrooms should be able to reopen from 1 June. Vertu’s...

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  INDUSTRY REPORTS GREEN SHOOTS £1.3bn CARGIANT LEADS AUTO RETAIL RICH LIST BLACKROCK DECREASES INCHCAPE INVESTMENT CLELAND GOES VIRAL WITH COVID-FRIENDLY HANDOVER DEMO VOLVO SUBSCRIPTION...

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The NFDA has issued guidance for hygiene and social distancing when conducting online sales. A distance of at least two metres between people must be maintained at all times, which should be...

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Guest blog by Robert Forrester Last week, Auto Retail Network discussed some of the issues around delivering cars to customers and the balance between keeping the UK economy going as much as possible...

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  NFDA ISSUES ONLINE SALES CAR DELIVERY GUIDANCE CORONAVIRUS LARGE BUSINESS LOANS LAUNCH TODAY POST-LOCKDOWN STOCK WARNING DICK LOVETT, PREMIER CAR SUPERMARKET PLANS CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY...

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    AUTO RETAIL NETWORK GOING DIGITAL NOW MOTORS PROFITS UNDER PRESSURE DUE TO HYUNDAI GROWTH IMDA LAUNCHES FURLOUGH COMMISSION PETITION IMPERIAL CARS LAUNCHES ONLINE DELIVERY PLATFORM...

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Vantage Motor Group is believed to be selling four of its 22 dealerships to Vertu and Steven Eagell, according to Auto Retail Agenda sources. Vertu Motors is understood to have bought the neighbouring...

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VANTAGE SELLS FOUR DEALERSHIPS VAUXHALL FIRST WITH USED EV BATTERY CERTIFICATE FLOOD-HIT RETAILERS RECEIVE INDUSTRY SUPPORT SPECIALIST CARS OF MALTON CEASES TRADING FORD SEEKS $1M DAMAGES FOR FLIPPED...

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Honda has shrunk its fleet sales activity following the departure of corporate boss Mark Samuel, head of cars Phil Webb told Auto Retail Agenda. “We no longer split corporate and retail, we have an...

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With the backdrop of the election having been and gone, and the UK finally leaving the European Union – some 10 months late, it appears that the country is in good spirits. As reported on the...

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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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After ten years of planning by the International and US Accounting Standards Board and a further three year wait for the standard to come into force, International Financial Reporting Standard 16...

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The year is almost done and the annualised sales data for new vehicles hasn’t been great for either the UK or Europe. For the UK, the SMMT noted that September’s new car registrations were up 1.3%...

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