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Profits up 13.6% in 2019 for 30-year-old Mitchell Group.

Mitchell Group, serving Cheshire, Wirral and the North Dales, celebrated a rise in profits in the year to December, bringing their 2019 pre-tax profts up 13.6% to an encouraging £2.4m on turnover of £57.3m. While new car sales declined 1.5%, customers seemed instead to be responding to the continuing uncertainty by turning to used cars, […]

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Good news for light vans: Demand for LCVs soars as August sees strongest growth since 2013

Positive news continues in the light commercial market as competitive deals see continued demand for Light Commercial Vehicles. In what is usually a low volume month for sales, August saw the the eighth consecutive month of growth for LCV registrations, with a hugely encouraging 41% increase in sales. As many as 23,120 light vehicles were […]

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Lloyd Motor Group see against-the-odds profits rise 18%

Despite current economic uncertainty and “challenging trading conditions”, Lloyd family-run Motor Group saw their pre-tax profits rise 17.9% to 9.8m in 2018, defying the odds to see a gross profit of 6.7% across the group. Lloyd Motor Group has eight franchises across 21 dealerships, employing almost 1,000 people across the North of England and Scotland. […]

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Hendy Group celebrates 160th year with new charity foundation

The Hendy Group, which has new and used car dealership locations spread across the South Coast of England, has launched a charity foundation in its 160th year of trading. The Hendy Foundation, which will provide grants to local charities, projects and individuals of between £500 and £5,000, will take £2 from every car sale creating […]

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Groupe Renault celebrate their “Dealers of the Year”

At their 2018 annual dealer conference last month, Groupe Renault UK recognised their best dealers from across the Renault and Dacia networks with their 2018 ‘Dealer of the Year’ awards, held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Stanstead on December 17th. The awards recognised the best dealers in the Renault network, incorporating both the Renault […]

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Not Just For Men: Bonham’s first “Women In Motoring” event attracts unprecedented support.

More than a hundred people travelled to the inaugural “Women In Motoring” event that took place at Bonhams Auction House in Bond Street on November 29th, to hear four women from across the automotive world speak about their experiences, successes and frustrations in the industry. In the first of a series of talks championing women […]

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