Colliers has agreed the sale of a Glasgow car supermarket, for £6,250,000 to a private investor. The site in Hamilton Road, Mount Vernon, is let to the UK’s largest independent car supermarket operator Motorpoint. It is situated on 5.64 acres of land including 37,000 sq ft of building. Located close to junction 3 of the […]

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SsangYong Motors UK is delighted to announce the appointment of SsangYong Hereford, formerly known as Fownhope Mitsubishi. Hereford SsangYong, a family run business, boasts 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. Kevin Griffin, managing director at SsangYong Motors UK, said; “The SsangYong brand has undergone dramatic transformation over the past few years with the […]

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Franchise dealer group, Robins & Day, are opening a new Citroën showroom in Leicester. The doors will open to customers on Monday 12 April when Government restrictions are scheduled to ease. The new showroom will sit alongside fellow Stellantis brands Peugeot and DS Automobiles, both of whom opened showrooms on the site last year. In […]

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MG is now operating in Huddersfield, with franchise dealer group Perrys opening an MG franchise in the town. The new dealership offers an indoor showroom including sales, aftersales, used car facilities and EV charging facilities. This new addition complements Perrys’ other sites across Yorkshire’s largest town. Huddersfield has a population of over 160,000 and is […]

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Vertu owned Macklin Motors has opened a Motornation used car dealership in Glasgow following £1.5m investment in the new site. Macklin Motors Motornation Glasgow, based in Darnley, is situated next to the group’s Ford and Nissan franchise dealerships. The site has space to display 150 cars. It features a workshop with ten ramps for car […]

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Cambria’s management team, including CEO Mark Lavery, finance director James Mullins and managing director Tim Duckers, has offered 80p a share for the business to take the plc private. A stock market statement issued this morning reported: “There can be no certainty that an offer will be made. A further announcement will be made when […]

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Vertu Motors is now Europe’s largest Honda retailer with a new acquisition. The franchise dealer group has bought Hepworth Motor Group and its Honda dealership in Huddersfield for an undisclosed sum. Vertu boss Robert Forrester tweeted: “Delighted to announce we bought Hepworth Honda in Huddersfield. This cements the position of Vertu Honda as the biggest Honda […]

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Waylands has joined the Kia network of franchised dealerships having opened Reading Kia in February 2021. John O’Hanlon, CEO, started Waylands in 2017, with its first dealership opening in Reading. Since then the group has added Waylands Oxford, Waylands Swindon and Fawcetts Newbury, all of which have Volvo franchises. John O’Hanlon commented “Reading Kia is […]

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Franchised dealer group, Vertu Motors, announced they could realise “ambitious growth aspirations”.  Robert Forrester CEO, said “This result has been delivered by a huge Vertu team effort.  I would like to thank every single one of my colleagues for their hard work and dedication in what has been an extraordinary period.” Forrester, revealed the board […]

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The family owned franchised dealer group, Victor Wood Group has been bought by Wilson and Co (Kia) Ltd,  trading as Drayton Motors. Victor Wood operated the Kia dealership in Grantham. This is Drayton Motors third Kia dealership, as they already represent the brand in Boston and Louth. Tim Griffin, Managing Director said “ After nearly […]

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