NO AUSTERITY BUT NO VAT RATE CUT UK ‘CHAPTER 11’ BECOMES LAW DELAY HARMS SCOTTISH RETAILERS VW LOOKS TO BUY EUROPCAR AUTO TRADER TO WORK WITH EBBON-DACS FRENCH CAR SALES RECOVER INCHCAPE...

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  VAUXHALL PROMISES RETAILER PROFIT LIFT IN 2021 ARNOLD CLARK PLANS FOR STARBUCKS, EV CHARGERS LOOKERS WINS AUDI AWARD RETAILER TO CLOSE AFTER PLANNING FAIL FORD CUTS COST-PER-LEAD 80% WITH...

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O’Leary’s of Lissarda has lost a High Court appeal over the termination of its Volkswagen franchise in 2013. Volkswagen Group Ireland (VGI) gave notice of termination for contracts in 2011,...

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  HONDA TO FOCUS ON ‘PROFITABLE RETAILING’ VW RETAILER LOSES HIGH COURT BATTLE WJ KING BACK IN PROFIT MARSHALL FIRST WITH NEW AUDI RETAIL CONCEPT PENDRAGON SHAREHOLDER DISCUSSES MERGER...

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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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ODEY UPS PENDRAGON STAKE TO 15% SYTNER APPOINTS NEW CARSHOP BOSS JARDINE SETS 10% EV TARGET MOTORPOINT SWANSEA OPENS DUNCAN MOVASSAGHI NAMED EVP AT VW AMERICA AMERICA GETS SEAT AT ASTON MARTIN...

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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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LOOKERS BOLSTERS BOARD SIMONSTONE BRISTOL SUDDENLY CLOSES CARGIANT WINS HS2 LAND BATTLE J&J MOTORS PROFITS JUMP AUSTRALIAN REGULATORS TO INVESTIGATE VW LOANS GUMTREE ACQUIRES AUSTRALIA’S...

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Marshall Motor Group has bought eight Jardine Motors Volkswagen Group businesses for £9.3m. In Marshall’s seventh deal of the year, the group has acquired six Volkswagen car operations, one VW...

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Volkswagen had not one but two sales executives finish in the top three of a national mystery shopping exercise. Ruth, Sam and their managers give their tips for success The Performance in People...

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Volkswagen will launch the new eighth generation Golf with its most ambitious marketing campaign yet. Using the tagline ‘Life happens with a Golf’, the campaign launched in Germany on 6 December...

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Sytner has sold four of its 12 Volkswagen sites to Midlands-based Johnsons Cars for an undisclosed sum. The move takes Johnsons to nine Volkswagen franchises and a total franchise count of 42 from a...

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Volkswagen’s 55 UK franchise-holders who operate 186 outlets are set to consolidate retained profit margins with the latest GTE petrol-hybrid version of the brand’s eighth-generation Passat...

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Vindis has revealed it met all its 2018 manufacturer sales targets only “by significant self registration of vehicles”. This allowed it to “maximise the brand support monies available”. The...

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PRE-REG LEVELS DELAYING AGENCY AGREEMENTS NFDA LAUNCHES BREXIT HELPDESK NEW FLEET HQ FOR LOOKERS SHELBOURNE GROWS WITH RENAULT NEW VW BRANDING GOOGLE OPENS UP AUTONOMOUS SOFTWARE STOCKWATCH – New...

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The first Volkswagen subscription service in the UK has been given the green light, with a pilot site powered by subscription service specialist Drover and in partnership with sister organisation,...

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A second consecutive month of retail growth in vehicle registrations saw overall registrations increase by 1.4% in February, with retail registrations up 4.3% and business growth of 23.4% overcoming a...

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Volkswagen has seen the NEDC run-out and the WLTP ramp up as an opportunity, creating a market for NEDC stock through July and August. Speaking on the Auto Retail Live Q4 briefing, Volkswagen UK MD...

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Volkswagen UK dealers are beginning to take delivery of the firm’s new range-topping model, the Touareg large SUV. Prices start from over £50,000 and VW believes a large proportion of cars will be...

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VAUXHALL NETWORK BOSS QUITS TRAINING BOOSTS PROFITS AT SINCLAIR FORD TARGETS SMEs DURING BUSINESS WEEK PENTAGON GAINS GCHQ SECURITY RATING CLASSIC CAR MARKET MAY HAVE TOPPED CAR BRANDS SECOND ONLY TO...

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