Lotus have confirmed that they will be unwrapping an all-electric Type 130 hypercar in Central London on 16 July. It will be the brand’s first all-new model in over 10 years and the first under its new owner, the Chinese auto giant Geely. Based in Hethel, Norfolk the company has confirmed the Type 130 received several hundred ‘expressions of interest’ from potential customers following the […]
A new Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealership is being built in Southampton. Marshall Truck and Van are investing £4 million in a replacement dealership on a two-acre site on Nursling Industrial Estate that will create 9 new jobs. The new site will showcase 8 HGV service lanes and 5 LCV ramps when it opens in October, close to the manufacturer’s 24-hour service centre. Daniel […]
A judge has ordered John Mulholland Motors to pay a couple £2,500 after he found that demands for them to confer in English during the sale of a car had “created a degrading and humiliating environment”. Kin Hung Wong, who is of Chinese descent, had opted to speak to his wife Ms Law, from Hong Kong, in Cantonese to help her understand details of their […]
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In the last 6 months SsangYong Motors UK has recruited 10 new dealerships. The brand aims to have 90 dealers in place by the end of 2020 compared to 65 now. Nick Laird, Managing Director at SsangYong Motors UK, said: “This brand has undergone dramatic transformation over the past year with the implementation of a new growth strategy, the introduction of new, more exciting products, and, […]
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Drayton Motors in Boston has been recognised as one of the best dealerships to work for two years in a row, and has entered Automotive Management’s “Best UK Dealerships to Work For” for the third consecutive year. Darren Bradford, Group director, said: “It’s a privilege to be able to say that we have won ‘Best UK Dealership to Work for’ two years in a row. […]
Tata Motors, owners of Jaguar Land Rover, has denied speculation by the Press Association (PA) that it is considering the sale of the brand to PSA. PA reported that PSA and Tata Motors are in negotiations. This information came from an unidentified person at JLR, said PA. In response, Tata has said: “As a matter of policy, we do not comment on media speculation. But […]