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Synergy clinches double shortlisting success in high-profile industry awards

Vehicle leasing and finance credit broker, Synergy Automotive, has made the final line up in two categories of the high-profile Leasing Broker Federation’s Awards 2017. Founded in 2006 by MD, Paul Parkinson, on the principle of providing an excellent leasing experience to every customer, the Harrogate-based business is shortlisted for Best

Parkin moves into driving seat at Vantage Toyota Wakefield

Vantage Motor Group has appointed a new centre principal to its recently refurbished Toyota dealership in Wakefield. Simon Parkin, who lives in Wakefield, brings more than 20 years of motor industry experience to the role. He joined Vantage’s Kia and Honda sites in Bradford earlier this year before transferring to Wakefield.

Hospital receives life changing children’s equipment provided by Synergy Automotive

Pioneering equipment that will boost the quality of life for thousands of children suffering from asthma has been installed at Harrogate District Hospital following a fundraising drive by Synergy Automotive. The company’s work with The Rainbow Fund, which improves the lives of sick and disadvantaged children in the area, has provided

Caravanning popularity boosts innovation at Sheffield engineering company

A boom in caravanning is fueling innovation at a historic Sheffield company. Sub contract engineering company PCT, which is based in Sheffield, is now designing four new towbars a month to cope with demand from the UK’s burgeoning caravanning sector. PCT operates across a wide range of industries but manufacturers up to

Car auction brand set to boost dealer profitability

Independent car auction specialist G3 Remarketing has announced a series of events to help motor dealers in the North boost their profitability. ‘Maximum Margins Week’ will run from 18-22 September at the brand’s Leeds HQ, in association with NextGear Capital. A series of back-to-back workshops, talks and special offers have been planned,

Serial entrepreneur hosts 20th Peking to Paris rally reunion at Bowcliffe Hall

Rally enthusiast and serial entrepreneur, Jonathan Turner, CEO of the Bayford Group, has hosted a nostalgic 20th Peking to Paris rally reunion at Bowcliffe Hall attended by participants from across the globe. One hundred drivers from the historic 11,000 mile road race converged on Bowcliffe Hall from as far afield as

Automotive manufacturers to create new jobs in South Kirkby

VFS Ltd, a Southampton-based manufacturing firm specialising in vehicle conversion, is to develop new trading premises in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire, thanks to funding worth over £1.5 million from NatWest. The investment will allow the business, winners of ‘What Van’ Converter of the Year in 2016, to hire new employees, increase

Senior hire announced at vehicle auction specialist G3

Independent car auction firm G3 Remarketing has announced a new senior appointment as the brand continues to grow. With over 20 years’ motor industry expertise,  Alex Miles has joined the team in the newly-created position of buyer services manager. Having worked for AMT Contract Hire & Leasing, The Harratts Group and Nidd

Vantage Motor Group scales Yorkshire Heights for the Prince’s Trust

A team of walkers from Harrogate-based Vantage Motor Group will take on the gruelling 24-mile Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Challenge next month in an effort to raise £10,000 for The Prince’s Trust, the UK’s leading youth charity which has helped 825,000 into work, education or training. Vantage Managing Director Mark Robinson