The Editor’s View

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It looks like the rest of Europe is finally catching the UK up with its vehicle sales growth with four out of five of the biggest European car markets registering strong growth last month. The only member of the top five in decline was the French car market that said … Continue reading

Trustford appoints Steve Hood as COO

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Ford of Britain’s wholly owned dealer group, TrustFord, is announcing the appointment of Steve Hood as Chief Operating Officer.   Steve Hood previously was the Strategy Director at the dealer group.  He has broad automotive experience and is returning to TrustFord following three years working as the Director of Sales … Continue reading

Acquisiton of CAP by Solera Holdings

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CAP AUTOMOTIVE has been acquired by Solera Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to automotive and property marketplace, including the Property & Casualty insurance industry.   Solera has long-established operations in the UK, and it is active in more than 70 other countries worldwide. … Continue reading

Car clubs receive cash boost

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Car club schemes across England have received a huge boost as Transport Minister Baroness Kramer announced the winning bidders for a share of £500,000 Government funding. Over 50 new vehicles will now be available across car club demonstration projects in Derby, Nottingham, Norfolk and West Yorkshire, thanks to the awards. … Continue reading