Eastern Western Motor Group has opened a new Nissan retail site in Edinburgh. The £6.5 million Western Nissan facility is located at Edinburgh’s Luxury Car Village in Newbridge. Built to the latest Nissan CI standards, the showroom has space for 15 vehicles, a 14-bay workshop and a 125-space forecourt for Nissan approved used stock. The […]

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Following a £180,000 improvement programme, Carlisle-based Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall has unveiled its revamped showroom facility. The Vertu Motors’ site now conforms to Vauxhall’s latest CI guidelines and, among the various improvements, boasts a large lounge area plus the inclusion of a variety of Internet connectivity options for waiting customers. The refurbishment has also extended […]

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Luxury auto retailer HR Owen has opened a new non-franchise showroom in Cheltenham – the first of its kind for the company. Trading under the HR Owen Ecurie brand, the showroom will offer pre-owned cars from the likes of McLaren, Porsche, Koenigsegg and Pagani, as well as the franchised brands within the its own portfolio, […]

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Norton Way Group has opened its new Kia showroom, located alongside the elevated section of the M4 in Brentford, West London. The flagship retail site, which is also currently the OEM’s largest in Europe, operates on four levels including a 15-bay workshop one level below ground, while the building’s glass frontage faces directly onto the […]

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Auto retailer Vertu Motors has announced it will invest £3 million in its Bristol Street Motors Ford Bolton facility, as part of a plan to transform the business into a premium FordStore showroom. One of a select number of outlets nationwide granted FordStore status, it will become the only one in the region to sell […]

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Lodge Hill Garage has become the latest auto retailer to secure an MG Motor franchise. Located in Abingdon, a short distance from the site of the original MG factory where cars were built from 1929 to 1980, Lodge Hill Garage was established in 2003 and its primary business has focused on the sale of used […]

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FCA UK has announced an overhaul of its approved used vehicle offerings, with the OEM choosing to group its Fiat, Abarth and Fiat Professional schemes under the new ‘Found Approved and Used’ brand, while Jeep and Alfa Romeo will be covered by the ‘Selected For You’ programme. Under the new schemes retailers will offers prospective […]

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Vertu Motors has opened a new Honda retail site in the North East town of Morpeth. Previously a service centre for the nearby Bristol Street Motors Ford operation, the new facility will trade under the Vertu Honda name and is the result of a £430,000 investment by the auto retailer. The business, which has created […]

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Auto retailer Leisure World Group has become the latest company to join the expanding MG Motor network. Based in Catterick, north Yorkshire, the family-run business has more than thirty years’ experience in the sales of cars, motorhomes and caravans. Run by brothers Matthew and Chris Kinsell, the retailer also operates from two additional facilities in […]

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Auto retailer Steven Eagell has added the Lexus brand to its business portfolio. The retailer, founded in 2002, has acquired the Hatfield Lexus franchise from fellow retailer Lookers for an undisclosed sum. Originally a product of Toyota’s sponsored retailer programme, Steven Eagell has focused heavily on acquisitions this year, with the Lookers purchase joining three […]

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