Northside Scoops Up At Mercedes-Benz Truck Awards

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Northside Truck & Van enjoyed a night to remember at the latest celebration of Mercedes-Benz Truck Dealer excellence. The franchisee claimed no fewer than three of the evening’s eight awards including the biggest prize of all – the Truck Dealer of the Year title. It also won the Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Truck Team trophy, while […]

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Dealer Wins UK’s First Full-Year Van Pro Stamp Of Approval

Neil McKibbin

Mercedes-Benz Truck & Van (NI) has become the first in Britain to pass a stringent quality audit covering all aspects of its light commercial vehicle sales and after sales operation. The dealership, based on Mallusk Road, Newtownabbey, was hailed a “model dealer” by the manufacturer in recognition of its achievement. Just over a year ago […]

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Northside’s New Immingham Dealership

Northside Immingham

Northside Truck & Van has opened a new, purpose-built dealership at Stallingborough, near Immingham.  The facility was developed at a cost of £2 million and is now providing employment for 30 people. It replaces the temporary home in North Killingholme, from which Northside had operated since taking on its franchise for the area two years […]

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New Immingham dealership planned for Northside Truck & Van

Northside’s Chris Mansell, right, with warranty and r&m specialist Terry Skelton and service administrator Claire Curtis

Mercedes-Benz dealer Northside Truck & Van has just started construction work on a new dealership at Stallingborough, near Immingham. Northside has acquired the site on Kiln Lane and will develop the new facility at a combined cost of around £2 million. Northside took over the Immingham and Hull areas from failed Mercedes-Benz dealership, H&L Garages […]

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Sparshatts opens in Tonbridge

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Mercedes-Benz CV Dealer, Sparshatts have opened a new after sales facility in Tonbridge. The development is an investment of more than £300,000 by long-standing member of the Mercedes-Benz network and winner in 2012 of the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealer of the Year title. Sparshatts has moved into Tonbridge from its previous premises in Tunbridge Wells, […]

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Caledonian Truck & Van Sales Up 300%

Caledonian Truck & Van Dealer Principal Alex Barron

Ayr-based Mercedes-Benz dealer Caledonian Truck & Van has won planning permission to double the size of its workshop. South Ayrshire Council’s approval rounds off a memorable nine months for the dealership, which changed hands last October. Since then vehicle sales have surged and demand for its after sales services has also shot up. The company […]

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Mercedes-Benz Dealer Rygor acquires Mudie Bond

Rygor's Managing Director, Tim Stacey

Control of one of Britain’s best-known Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealers has changed hands – but new owner Rygor Commercials is itself a leading member of the German manufacturer’s franchised network. Rygor last Friday (29th June) concluded the purchase for an undisclosed sum of Mudie-Bond, which had represented the three-pointed star in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealer Road Range Commercials in Mangement Buy-Out

Road Range’s Mike Jones, left, and Brian Kempson, right, with Chris Smith of Robert Smith Group

The management team running Road Range Commercials, the Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealer for Merseyside and North Wales, have acquired a majority stake in the business.  The new owners are former Dealer Principal Brian Kempson, who takes on the role of Managing Director, and Financial Director Mike Jones.  With the ink still drying on paperwork […]

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H & L Garages In Administration – 179 Jobs Gone

H & L Garages

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer H & L Garages has gone into administration in the run up to Christmas.  The business is in the hands of the administrators BDO LLP who have immediately made 176 staff redundant out of a total of nearly 200.   In a statement from the administrators: “BDO LLP business restructuring partners, Paul […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealer Intercounty invests to improve customer service

Intercounty Truck & Van's Workshop Investment

Customers of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer Intercounty Truck & Van are benefiting from a series of investments at the company’s Wellingborough headquarters which have resulted in increased efficiency and reduced vehicle turnaround times.  Intercounty has spent nearly £50,000 in recent months on improving the facilities at its dealership on the Finedon Road Industrial Estate.  Most […]

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