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Home-selling car salesman prosecuted

A USED car salesman has become the first person in the UK to be prosecuted for using the public pavement as a car showroom. Azeem Afsar, 22, was taken to court for using the road outside his house in Heaton, Newcastle, to sell cars. According to the website Chronicle Live, Afsar admitted to breaking laws surrounding advertising cars for sale if they are within 500 […]

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I’m recruiting for: Sales Administrator – Motor Tr…

I’m recruiting for: Sales Administrator – Motor Trade, F/T permanent goo.gl/asT7ku on reed.co.uk

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Skoda UK appoints fleet business manager

Davina West has been appointed by Skoda UK as its new fleet business development manager. She recently held the role of retailer marketing manager at Skoda with a brief to improve quality, consistency and the effectiveness of marketing within dealerships. She has also been the group marketing manager and general manager for customer relationship marketing within Volkswagen Group UK, “This is an exciting time to be […]

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CAT editor Peter Lawton is made SMMT’s aftermarket development manager

Peter Lawton has been appointed as Aftermarket Development Manager for the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. An automotive journalist for nearly 15 years – the past 3 of them as editor of Car and Accessory Trader magazine – he will assume responsibility for SMMT aftermarket activities in late April. He Wendy Williamson, who is joining the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation as Chief Executive.  

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The Audi seats being stolen to order

The Audi seats being stolen to orderAudi RS4 front seats are being stolen to order – with the cars being written off by insurers due to the £19,000 cost of replacing them via The Audi seats being stolen to order – Telegraph.

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Benfield £5.8m dealership opened by Ford’s Mark Ovenden

A new £5.8m Ford dealership in Sunderland has been opened by Benfield Motor Group, one of the largest Ford dealerships in the North East. The opening ceremony was performed by Ford chairman and managing director Mark Ovenden who unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion. The dealership is a Transit Van centre and has business user facilities and a new car showroom with space […]

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Car parts firms fined almost £800m for price fixing

The European Commission has fined two European and four Japanese car parts manufacturers 953 million euros (£794 million) in a settlement over price fixing. The companies had secretly coordinated their pricing strategies for automotive bearings between April 2004 and July 2011, the commission said. “This is not a component of minor importance,” said EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, adding that an average car contains 100 […]

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US dealership turns protest to its advantage

A SUBARU dealership in America has fought back against protesters by completely changing the meaning of a banner they put up outside its premises. Subaru of Wichita, Kansas, attracted criticism for using non-union labour when it embarked on a programme of building works at its showroom. Angry representatives of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners put up a banner at the site reading ‘Shame […]

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Hyundai i40 named as the fastest selling used car

Research by Glass’s Guide has identified Hyundai’s i40 as this month’s fastest selling used car in the UK, spending an average of only 28 days on dealer forecourts. Audi Qs (31.1 days) and Audi S3 (31.2 days) were also quick sellers, but the slowest sellers were led by the Mercedes R-Class (104.7 days), Ford Street Ka (97.8 days) and Nissan Leaf (95.5 days). via Hyundai i40 […]

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Service Manager #jobs #vacancy in Peterborough with main dealer. Email nl@arc-uk.net in confidence for details.

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Bodyshop Manager #job #vacancy in Peterborough for…

Bodyshop Manager #job #vacancy in Peterborough for small privately owned business. Email nl@arc-uk.net for details.

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Used car sales manager Preston #job #motortrade fo…

Used car sales manager Preston #job #motortrade for dealer group. Great package and prospects! Email nl@arc-uk.net

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Car Sales Executive required for busy Honda Car De…

Car Sales Executive required for busy Honda Car Dealership in Southport Area. Email mw@arc-uk.net for details.

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“Hands on” Manager required for Car and Commercial…

“Hands on” Manager required for Car and Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop Cheshire. For full details email mw@arc-uk.net

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Accident Repair Specialist (insurance and manufact…

Accident Repair Specialist (insurance and manufacture approved repairer) is looking for a M E T Technician in Bolton. mw@arc-uk.net

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Experienced Vehicle Technician/Assistant Manager r…

Experienced Vehicle Technician/Assistant Manager required for Fast Fit/Service operation in Widnes, Cheshire. Email mw@arc-uk.net

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General Manager vacancy Lincolnshire. It’s a big c…

General Manager vacancy Lincolnshire. It’s a big county but it’s a confidential assignment so we have to be vague! email nl@arc-uk.net

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I’m recruiting for: Service Advisor – Main dealer…

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Ex-Sky Ford boss joind Foray as board director

Ex-Sky Ford owner Chris Green has joined the board of Foray Motor Group to assist in growing it’s used car business. Hartwell bought the Sky Ford dealerships from Green and his business partner Paul Hancock. “Foray is already very strong in new car sales but at Sky Ford the strength was in used cars”, said Green “Foray is a very strong business, a firm foundation for […]

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Trainer sought for commercial vehicle manufacturer…

Trainer sought for commercial vehicle manufacturer in Bucks/Beds. Email nl@arc-uk.net #JOBVACANCY

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Raise funds for BEN as they launch Give a Scrap scheme

On average a recycled vehicle fetches £125 and BEN has launched a “Give a Scrap” scheme that enables car businesses to dispose of any unwanted or unusable vehicles and then donate the value to BEN. The scheme is targeted at dealers, MOT stations, repairers and service centres where customers often request disposal of these vehicles on their behalf. The charity is working with Remove My […]

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New MD at Peugeot UK

STEPHANE Le Guevel has replaced Tim Zimmerman, who has moved to a senior position with General Motors in the Far East, as the new managing director for Peugeot in the UK. via Car Dealer Magazine – Automotive industry news, reviews and features.

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Sales Executive vacancy for motor trade profession…

Sales Executive vacancy for motor trade professional in Boston, Lincs. Email nl@arc-uk.net for details #jobvacancy

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Sales Manager vacancy in Kent. Big package for the…

Sales Manager vacancy in Kent. Big package for the right candidate #motortradejobs. Must be experienced in volume! email ch@arc-uk.net

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Your Next Job Application Could Be Via Smartphone…

Your Next Job Application Could Be Via Smartphone mashable.com/2014/03/02/sma… via @mashable

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New FCA rules announced today mean commission disclosure for car dealers selling finance

The Financial Conduct Authority’s rules for consumer credit companies have now been published and they include a stipulation for disclosure to customers of any commission before they sign a credit agreement. via New FCA rules announced today mean commission disclosure for car dealers selling finance.

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