Automotive dealer database updates throughout February 2017
Overall (geographically represented):
New Database Records 42
Database Records Updated 255
Database Records Deleted 33
15 Dealerships acquired
6 Dealerships with new franchises
15 Dealerships relocated
17 Dealerships relinquished their agreements
Overall database changes shown geographically.
Some highlights from Automotive in February:
Aston Martin unveil their refurbished showroom in Wilmslow.
Port Dundas, Glasgow sees the opening of a new Nissan dealership. The £5million Macklin Motor site recently opened on the Port Dundas Road. Notably, the site showcases vehicles by displaying them in a computerised tower alongside the traditional showroom.
Steven Eagell acquire 6 Toyota dealerships from the Jardine Group. The acquisition includes dealerships located in the Suffolk, Cambridge and Essex areas.
Sytner acquires Carshop. The award winning car supermarket sites are located in Cardiff, Swindon, Northampton, Norwich and Doncaster. Also included in the package is a preparation site based in Leighton Buzzard. The acquisition propels Sytner group to the top of the UK dealer group charts (as far as size is concerned).
Jardine Group acquire Mini and BMW Dealership from Carrs in Bury St Edmunds. The Carrs group was previously a family run operation, and is to be re-branded as Lancaster BMW.
SSangYong increases its network in Reading, Kings Lynn and Worthing.
Evans Halshaw unveils new car store in Gloucester.
Croxdale Group adds Mitsubishi in Durham to its portfolio of manufacturers. As well as a fast fit business, Croxdale also represents Citroen and Subaru in the North East.