Holt SsangYong, Derby,  joins the SsangYong Motors franchise this month.  The new franchised dealership is on the main ring road at Alvaston and provides customers with a modern SsangYong retail experience. Holt SsangYong has over 30-years’ experience in the automotive industry and has represented various SUV and 4WD brands during this time. They have also […]

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Holdcroft Motor Group one of the largest franchised dealer groups in the North-West and Midlands has opened two new MG dealerships. The new sites in Cheshire and Staffordshire join the group’s existing sites at Warrington and Stoke-on-Trent.  The family-run business with over 50 years in the industry, has 25 sites across the North-West and Midlands. […]

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Perrys has opened its second Mazda showroom that promises to give the full franchised dealership experience from a smaller retail environment. The new facility, is on the White Cliffs Business Park, Whitfield, Dover. Laura Brailey, head of retail operations at Mazda UK, said: “I’m delighted we are able to launch our second Mazda Studio. “A […]

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Richmond Motor Group has acquired Hendy Group’s Suzuki GB franchised car dealership in Havant. The  dealership was officially taken over by Richmond Group on 1 April. The site, know as Richmond Suzuki Portsmouth, joins the group’s two other Suzuki franchises in Fareham and Botley near Southampton. It also represents a further growth of Richmond’s Suzuki […]

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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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Farnell have opened their new Land Rover franchised dealership at 2 Kings Road, Canal Road Bradford after a £2.4m renovation. The new site features an 11-bay technician workshop, MOT bay, display space for 50 approved-used cars. There’s additional customer parking spaces, barista bar, a fully air-conditioned showroom and a dedicated handover area. Additional electric charging […]

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Evans Halshaw are to close Citroen, Ford, Hyundai, Peugeot, Seat and Vauxhall sites. The franchised dealership closures are part of Pendragon’s operational review to shutter loss-making sites. These include Citroen Bradford and Stockton, Ford Edinburgh (a used car retailer) and Treforest, Hyundai Newcastle and a joint Hyundai/Seat retailer in Harrogate. Peugeot Blackpool and Stourbridge are to close, […]

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Lipscomb Volvo Canterbury has opened, three months later than originally planned. The £5m year-long development involved constructing a new junction on the A28 and an upgraded electric mains connection. “We had to jump through countless hoops with the city council and Kent Highways” said MD Peter Barnes. Boasting a bigger car showroom and workshop, the new […]

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Inchcape UK has opened its new JLR dealership in Derby on the site of the city’s former cattle market. The new franchised dealership combines the Jaguar dealership, previously located adjacent to the former Derby Cattle Market, with the Land Rover dealership previously at Pride Park. This project is part of a significant investment in Jaguar […]

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MG Motor UK,  has added another new franchised dealership to its rapidly expanding UK network. The fast-rising popularity of the brand is encouraging dealer groups to establish more MG sites. The new Cardigan dealership is the third in West Wales operated by OC Davies Group. This adds to the group’s existing MG sites in Carmarthen […]

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