Automotive dealer database updates throughout March 2017
Overall (geographically represented):
New Database Records Created 94
Database Records Updated 244
Database Records Deleted 100
9 Dealership acquisitions
2 Franchise agreements relinquished
3 Dealer name changes
11 Dealerships with new franchises
3 Dealerships refurbished
4 Dealerships relocated
Overall database changes shown geographically.
Some highlights from Automotive in March:
South African based Supergroup have acquired Essex Auto Group which consists of 10 franchised dealerships. The bulk of sites are Ford branded, but the dealership acquisition also consists of Kia, Fiat and Mazda.
Cambrian Garages Aberystwyth acquired by Shuker. The Land Rover and Hyundai brands are a good fit for Shuker, notably because of the similarities that exist at their Ludlow Site.
Martin Duckworth complete their £7 Million site in Boston Lincolnshire. The 4,500 square metre dealership was built using the very latest in construction materials, and features a substantial vehicle display area.
Bury St Edmunds sees the opening of a new Seat dealership. Cecil and Larter is no stranger to Bury, having opened its first dealership in the town in 1927.
Gillingham sees new investment in the shape of a £6.5 Million + Peugeot and Nissan development. Dealer group Motorline have relocated their Rochester Peugeot branded site alongside Nissan on the Gillingham business park.