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Yorkshire family firms celebrate 30 years of business partnership

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire company is celebrating a 30-year business partnership with Harrogate-based, logistics and exhibition services firm, Fishers of Harrogate. Founded in 1988, Arrow Self Drive’s Knaresborough depot has supplied Fishers with 7.5 and 18 tonne trucks since its inception. Formerly operating as Ready Drive in Knaresborough, Arrow Self Drive is

Twisted team are on a Swiss roll

Twisted Automotive swapped the rolling hills of North Yorkshire for the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland when the company showcased two stunning re-engineered Land Rover Defender vehicles at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. The Thirsk-based team made up part of a small corner of Yorkshire relocated amid the lakes and mountains,

Nexus appoints new chairman

Leeds-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading technology-driven business mobility provider, has appointed Jim Faulds as Chairman to support the business through the next stage of its growth. Mr Faulds has established himself as an experienced and successful private equity chairman. Working closely with executive teams, Jim has supported many businesses

German website reiterates commitment to Europe from Ring

Ring, the Leeds based lighting and automotive electrical specialist, has developed a bespoke version of its website specifically for the German market, reaffirming its commitment to growing its export sales across Europe. Following an initial investment of £30,000 in 2018, the website is now able to cater to customers from Germany

Ripon Farm Services expands with RBM acquisition

Agricultural machinery specialist Ripon Farm Services is set for significant expansion following the acquisition of neighbouring John Deere dealer RBM Agricultural Ltd. The enlarged company will trade as Ripon Farm Services, with all existing Ripon Farm Services and RBM branches as well as all branch staff being retained. Based in North Yorkshire,

Ring backs TyreSafe charity to help raise tyre safety awareness

Lighting and automotive aftermarket specialist, Ring, has become a supporter of TyreSafe, the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. As a supporter, Ring will help spread the key messages of TyreSafe’s campaigns and support the charity

JCT600 continues to drive gender balance as International Women’s Day is celebrated

Family motor retailer JCT600, which is committed to driving a change in the gender balance in the automotive industry, is celebrating International Women’s Day today, by talking to five women from five different parts of the business about their views of what it is like being a woman in what

Nexus launches new charity partnership with Sands

Leeds-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech-driven business mobility provider, has launched its new 2019 charity partnership with Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. Sands operates throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research