Perrys delivers 275% pre-tax profit rise in ‘excellent’ 2021 results – AM Online

Perrys Motor Sales managing director Darren Ardron has expressed his confidence at tackling the car retail sector’s headwinds after the business posted a 275% pre-tax profit rise from “excellent” 2021 trading. [...]

Pendragon to launch CarStore Experience Centre concept with Chesterfield opening – AM Online

Pendragon will open the doors to its first CarStore Experience Centre this weekend as it targets “first-class in person experiences for any customer” with its reimagined used car retail division. The site forms a blueprint for future CarStore developments, “placing the focus on a new hybrid purchase model customers”. [...]

Marshall’s £7.2m Audi Centre brings three dealerships into one London site – AM Online

Marshall Motor Group has succeeded in condensing the operations of three Audi premium car dealerships into one flagship location with the opening of its new Audi Centre in South East London.

Chief executive, Daksh Gupta, said that the decision was made to relocate Marshall’s Audi Centres in Sydenham, Bromley and Beckenham to a single retail site following a strategic review of its Audi representation in South East. [...]

Vertu wins Mercedes-Benz UK sales team of the year award – Motor Trader

Vertu Motors has won the New Car Sales Team of the Year award from Mercedes-Benz UK. The award is based on sales and the delivery of excellent customer service. [...]

Bristol Street Motors York Renault sales advisor recognised by brand – Motor Trader

Morgan Parker, a sales advisor at Bristol Street Motors York Renault, has been recognised by Renault as part of its global ‘DSIRE’ programme.

Parker received a trophy and a letter of commendation for her involvement in the pilot stage of Renault’s DSIRE training programme. DSIRE is a new 12 week-long training programme created by Renault Dacia, which uses ‘pedagogical learning’ to transform new and inexperienced dealership colleagues into customer experience experts.