Key Skills on your CV

Does your CV have a Key Skills section? If not, then you’re not selling yourself properly. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that whoever looks at your CV will automatically understand your experience and skills. It’s not always the case that the first person looking at your CV is an experienced recruiter, and they will have a simple set of requirements they’ve been told […]

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New Sales Director for Hyundai UK

New Sales Director for Hyundai UK

HYUNDAI has appointed Rob Turnbull as its new UK Sales Director. Turnbull, who worked for the BMW Group since 2000 (most recently ashead of sales at Mini) , will report directly to Ashley Andrew, Managing Director. An accountant by trade, Turnbull has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive, sales and retail sectors, having worked in senior roles across the BMW Group. He […]

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Cuts to Honda Dealer Network

Cuts to Honda Dealer Network

It looks like there may be significant cuts to the size of the Honda dealer network on the way. Having already set in motion a 10% cut to the network, Honda has revealed that further cuts are on the way in a drive to improve dealer profitability. The timeline on this is mentioned as being 2-3 years and with full consultation with the franchised network. […]

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Sales Executive – Long Eaton

Sales Executive – Long Eaton

Sales Exec – Long Eaton I’ve just spoken to an experienced sales executive in Long Eaton who’s looking for a move. He has a track record of working in sales and has been in the trade for the last 4 years, working in both volume and prestige. If you’re interested in seeing his CV you can email me at nl@arc-uk.net and I’ll get his permission […]

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BMW Smart Glasses

BMW Smart Glasses

BMW mechanics are going high-tech. BMW has announced that it has added smart glasses to the tool kit for it’s technicians in order to reduce the time a car spends in the workshop, and make its service centres more efficient. The technology will be fully implemented at all participating dealerships by the end of June 2019 – in the US. Full story here  

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Pendragon’s share price falls 20% 

Pendragon’s share price falls 20% 

Pendragon is aiming to “refocus” its Car Store used car supermarket strategy as it seeks out “opportunities for self-help”, whatever “self-help opportunities” means. An operational business review predicted that the group would make a significant loss in the first half of 2019, with  a small loss in underlying pre-tax profits for 2019 as a whole. The company has found that accelerated losses from the Car […]

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Lookers New JLR Dealership

Lookers New JLR Dealership

Lookers have unveiled plans for a new Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Arch Concept dealership facility in Aston Clinton, Bucks. Development of the new 16,193 square foot facility at Aston Clinton is expected to be completed by the end of 2019, and will replace the existing Jaguar and Land Rover sites in Amersham and Chipperfield. Niral Patel, Head of Business at Amersham Jaguar and Chipperfield Land […]

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