Lookers gains EV aftersales accreditation at Audi sites – AM Online

Lookers has expanded its network of Audi Approved Battery Competency Centres to provide aftercare services to electric Audi drivers. Joining its established Audi centres in Edinburgh and Farnborough, Lookers’ Audi sites in Glasgow and Newcastle now form part of a 27-site network of approved centres in the UK.

Lookers Audi Teesside is also on its way to have full accreditation this year. The sites were established to provide the skills and technical know-how in battery installation, maintenance and servicing for Audi EVs.

Waylands acquires Kia dealership in Bicester from Grovebury Cars – Motor Trader

Waylands founder and CEO John O’Hanlon, said: “Bicester makes a lot of sense for us, as it’s close to our other sites and we intend to serve existing, as well as new, customers there with our trademark quality customer service and family approach.

“Kia is a great fit for us, sharing the same core values with a real belief in its products, for example, offering a reassuring seven-year warranty and understanding its customers’ needs.”

Sytner agrees deal to buy North London dealerships from Mercedes-Benz Retail Group – Car Dealer Magazine

Dealer group Sytner has agreed a deal with Mercedes-Benz Retail Group (MBRG) to buy five of the firm’s North London dealerships, it has been confirmed.

The company, led by boss Darren Edwards, will takeover the quintet of sites in Q3 of this year, as MBRG continues to streamline its operations. It has not been announced which dealerships will be included, although likely candidates include Watford, Temple Fortune, Stratford, Loughton and Colindale.