Dealer News

Shropshire’s bewitched by ’13’ magic

March 1, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1341

DOZENS of Shropshire car buyers put superstition to one side this morning by collecting cars bearing the new ‘13’ registration from Telford dealership William A Lewis on the stroke of midnight. Despite industry fears the unlucky-for-some number would put many motorists off buying a new car, the

Dealer’s the driving force behind rugby starlet

February 28, 2013 • Dealer News • Views: 1116

A BORDERS Nissan retailer has taken sporting sponsorship to the next level by giving one of Scottish rugby’s rising stars a day job to support his blossoming playing career. Gala’s up-and-coming Number 10 Lee Miller’s promising career had been under threat when the end of a college bursary

Farewell Lynda, we’re really going to miss you!

February 27, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 962

AN award-winning Wirral car retailer has waved goodbye to its much-loved mother figure. Lynda Darnell, 62, retired this week after more than 12 years as Nissan Wirral’s Regional Marketing Co-ordinator. During her time at the Woodchurch Road dealership the popular grandmother has become a maternal

Local hero Matthew rides to the rescue

February 14, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1209

AN EXETER car dealer has been hailed as a ‘knight in shining armour’ after riding to the rescue of two damsels in distress during the recent floods and snowfall. Matthew Holcombe, of JFE Nissan on Marsh Barton Trading Estate, first sprung into action during the November floods after hearing a

Paul’s the UK’s first EV driving instructor

February 4, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 2873

ASK Driving School’s Paul Tomlin has taken delivery of a Nissan LEAF to become the first driving instructor to teach in a 100 per cent electric vehicle. Based in Stoke-on-Trent, Tomlin has been a driving instructor for 14 years and wanted a more economically friendly car in which to teach his

Bill Board opens the book on sales success

January 30, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1470

A DORSET car salesman is aiming to clock-up the 7,000th sale of his astonishing 36-year career in the motor trade. Bill Board, 67, of Dorchester Nissan, set himself the target after recording his 6,650th sale when he handed a Motability customer the keys to their new Nissan Juke earlier this week.

Special events raise thousands for charity

January 21, 2013 • Dealer News • Views: 923

A FAMILY-owned Nissan dealership can lay claim to being the North East’s most unlikely entertainment venue after a string of events held in its spacious showroom enjoyed massive success. Blackshaws Nissan in Alnwick drew almost 1,000 people through the doors of its Lionheart Enterprise Park

Nissan London West opens its doors

January 21, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1705

NISSAN has further strengthened its presence in the capital with the opening of one of the largest dealerships in Europe. The state-of-the-art outlet, Nissan London West, occupies a huge and prominent site on the A40 Western Avenue in Acton. The massive showroom has space to comfortably display