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Glyn Hopkin celebrates 30 years and 250,000 sales milestone

Glyn Hopkin, the biggest Nissan specialist in the UK, is celebrating its 30th anniversary after serving over 250,000 customers.

Customers will be able to take advantage of special 30th anniversary offers as part of the celebrations.

Having opened its first car dealership back in early 1993, the Glyn Hopkin has grown from a single Nissan operation in Romford to one that now represents more than 10 manufacturers across a network of over 50 dealerships.

The group operates an extensive network of 14 Nissan showrooms throughout London and the South East. The business also represents Kia, Suzuki, Renault, Dacia, Fiat, Abarth, MG and Alpine.

The most recent Nissan addition to the Glyn Hopkin group in late 2022 was Mill Hill, Greater London, where a former West Way business joined the family last year.

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Former Lioness Jill Scott joins LSH Auto as brand ambassador

Jill Scott, the former Lioness midfielder, has joined LSH Auto as its official brand ambassador.

The business is now the official car sponsor for Scott and she will now be an ambassador for LSH Auto’s Mercedes-Benz, Smart and BYD dealerships across the North West and Midlands in England.

Scott has been a regular customer of LSH Auto since 2015 and has made numerous referrals to friends and family over the years.

Scott said: “I’ve been coming to LSH Auto for my cars and all my servicing for almost eight years and they’ve always really looked after me. It’s nice to be an ambassador for a business that I know so well.

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Motor Trader reveals dealer groups with biggest jump in profits

Arnold Clark jumped to the top of the Motor Trader increased profits table in the recently published Top 200 Dealer Group listings.

The dealer group saw a huge jump in profits to £263m compared to £156.5m last time, an increase of £106.5m.

Arnold Clark beat Sytner into second slot. The Penske owned group saw profits of £178.1m compared to £100.4m last time, an increase of £77.8m.

In third place was Vertu Motors which generated profits of £78.8m followed byu Group 1 Automotive on £44.6m and JCT600 on £45m.

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Vertu Bolton Jaguar Land Rover named Used Car Retailer of the Year

Vertu Bolton Jaguar Land Rover has been named Used Car Retailer of the Year at the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Awards.

The dealership, based on Kay Street, scored highly across all key areas of the business, including customer service and aftersales retention.

The Group also received a creditable third place in the Partner of the Year category, for representing the prestigious manufacturer well across ten different locations, spread up and down the country.

James Boyd, franchise director at Vertu Jaguar Land Rover, said: “I am very proud of the team at Vertu Bolton Jaguar Land Rover.

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Sytner to open new Pagani showroom in Manchester

Sytner is set to open a new Pagani showroom in the North West of England.

Pagani of Manchester, located in Wilmslow, Cheshire, will include new After Sales facilities.

Horacio Pagani, founder and chief designer – Pagani Automobili SpA: “Opening this showroom and after sales facility is another important milestone for Pagani, it is a natural expansion for our business driven by the demand for exclusive, hand-crafted automobiles. We are proud to partner with SYTNER GROUP, a well-established company, that understands our philosophy and shares our brand values. It was fundamental for us to strengthen our presence in the United Kingdom, in this territory where some of the most refined car collectors can be found”.

Jon Crossley, managing director Sytner Group, said: “It is an honour to partner with Pagani SpA in opening the new showroom and workshop here in Cheshire. Together with my team, headed up by Brand Manager Saiqa Akram, we look forward to bringing the exclusive brand experience to our customers from all over and throughout the United Kingdom.”