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

February 27, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1138

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: 1518

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: 3531

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: 1690

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: 1149

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: 2195

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

EV fan Colin is charging ahead in his LEAF!

January 16, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1504

AN Alnwick man is blazing a trail for electric motoring in the North East after taking delivery of his new Nissan LEAF. Colin Skene bought his new 100 per cent electric car just days after local Nissan retailer Blackshaws was appointed one of the carmaker’s specialist electric vehicle dealers.

DJ Adam goes from the decks to a dealership!

January 11, 2013 • Dealer News, News • Views: 1476

VISITORS to a Bedfordshire Nissan dealership are likely to hear a familiar voice after a popular radio star joined the sales team. Adam Barden spent eight years working for Chiltern Radio and Heart FM and was known to tens of thousands of listeners across Beds, Herts and Bucks. As a key member of