Arnold Clark has undergone an “internal restructure” resulting in the loss of four company directors this week. Group finance director Jim Graham, group people director Carol Henry, group aftersales director Scott Grant are all still with the group but now only in operational roles. It is understood director Glen Gall has retired. According to a […]

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As exclusively revealed by Auto Retail Agenda last weekend, Genesis has today announced its UK retail partners, following the luxury brand’s switch from direct sales to the agency model. Ancaster Group, Arnold Clark, Hendy Group, Holdcroft Group, Pendragon, Richmond Motor Group and Sinclair Group are the seven retail partners set to complement the three existing manufacturer-owned Genesis […]

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Arnold Clark is to invest £23m to install more than 500 electric vehicle chargers across the UK. They will be available 24/7, be “totally secure” and Arnold Clark customers will get preferential rates. The ambitious new Arnold Clark Charge network will use rapid DC chargers from Finnish company Kempower. Around 500 units, offering charge speeds […]

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Toyota has issued termination notices for its six franchises held by Arnold Clark. It’s expected that Vertu’s Macklin Motors will pick up the manufacturer in Scotland. The franchised dealerships concerned in Aberdeen, Ayr, Paisley, Stirling and two in Glasgow have not been sold to another group. It is understood staff at the dealerships have been […]

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Several large auto retail groups, including Arnold Clark and Sytner, and several smaller dealers are expected to close for new and used car sales in the coming days. The groups are planning the moves to safeguard staff and customers from the spread of Covid-19. At the moment its understood that aftersales operations will be kept […]

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Arnold Clark, the country’s fourth largest franchised retail group has acquired Phoenix Car Company. All six dealerships and current staff will be absorbed by the Scottish group. Eddie Hawthorne, Arnold Clark’s chairman & chief executive, said “I can confirm we are working with Phoenix to transfer some business assets and all existing employees. We are also working […]

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Arnold Clark has become the latest auto retailer to add the expanding MG Motor brand to its business. The award-winning retailer will use its Rutherglen site, near Glasgow, as a central location for MG sales, retailing the MG3 supermini and recently launched compact SUV GS models. With more than 60 years’ experience in automotive retail, […]

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Arnold Clark has opened a new Hyundai retail facility in Glasgow. The £4 million development overlooks the M8 and is located on Alexandra Parade. Built to display 20 new vehicles and accommodate 150 used cars, this 857 sqm facility is the UK’s largest Hyundai retail development and is manned by over 50 staff. The showroom […]

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Arnold Clark’s latest Motorstore auto retailer site is now open for business. Located in Wigan, the site boasts 250 new and used cars, with customers available to access a further 15,000 through the company’s database. The facility also includes a service and repair department plus a valeting area. This opening is Arnold Clark’s 21st Motorstore, […]

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