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Yorkshire vehicle hire firm wins Family Business of the Year at FSB Awards

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has won the FSB’s Family Business of the Year award for the Yorkshire and Humber region. Arrow Self Drive beat off tough competition from Masons Yorkshire Gin, Towndoor, Agenda Screening and Belle Lingerie to win the regional award and will now compete against other regional

Vantage Motor Group acquires Toyota and Lexus in Wolverhmapton

Vantage Motor Group has acquired the Toyota and Lexus businesses of Charles Clark Motors in Wolverhampton to cement its brand representation in the West Midlands. The group already has Toyota centres in Tamworth, Solihull and Birmingham where it also has a Lexus dealership. Vantage, which is headquartered in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Relocation for Ringways Kia Leeds

Ringways Kia Leeds has moved location to a stand-alone Kia showroom. The purpose of the move is to create a comfortable experience to ease the apprehension some customers feel when visiting a dealership. Ringways other franchise, based at the Whitehall dealership will remain open as Ringways HQ and the Kia service centre

Nexus backs Bill to outlaw rogue private car parking companies

Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech driven business mobility provider, has thrown its support behind a private members’ bill, which seeks to protect drivers from unscrupulous private car parking companies. It will have its second reading in Parliament tomorrow. Proposed by Sir Greg Knight MP, if enshrined in law the

Synergy gears up for bike donation campaign with Welcome to Yorkshire

Synergy Automotive is setting the wheels in motion for a bike donation campaign with Welcome to Yorkshire to enable children and families to borrow bikes for free and boost their fitness levels. Named as the preferred vehicle leasing, contract hire and rental provider to Welcome to Yorkshire, Synergy is working with

G3 survey reveals dealers’ 2018 reliance on auctions

New statistics from Leeds-based independent car auction brand G3 Remarketing suggest that dealers still prefer purchasing stock from auctions in person, despite increasing digital alternatives. The company’s findings reveal that physical auctions still hold the appeal that they always have done – and predict that traders will still want to see,

Tech innovation readies G3 Group for big 2018

Leeds-headquartered motoring brand The G3 Group has invested heavily in a number of internal innovations, as the company prepares for further growth in 2018. An app developed by G3 Remarketing’s own technical team will improve the security of vehicles on site, not to mention the efficiency with which cars, bikes and

Yorkshire fire engine manufacturer wins Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service contract

Yorkshire fire engine manufacturer Rosenbauer UK has won a contract worth £1m to supply Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service with two fire trucks. The news follows a successful 12-month trial of the innovative "AT-Stinger" fire appliance, which was leased to the service. The rented engine will now be purchased alongside the procurement of a

Front launches new brand for Ring

Sheffield based creative agency Front has branded Ring to support its growth strategy both in the UK and Europe. The year-long project has covered all marketing collateral from the company’s positioning and website to its packaging and advertising campaigns. Ring is the market leader in the UK for vehicle lighting and is

Yorkshire-based security manufacturer’s record order book for 2018

Heald Ltd, a manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation systems, which protect some of the worlds high profile locations including embassies, airports and shopping areas from vehicle attacks spanning terrorism and organised crime have announced a record order book for the year ahead. Based in Hornsea, Heald experienced 25 per cent turnover