Peter Vardy has celebrated a five-star begin to gross sales from the most recent addition to its Carz used automotive retail division – the previous Cazoo handover centre at Grangemouth.
The AM100 automotive retail group took its Carz footprint to eight areas with the opening of the ability off Glensburgh Highway earlier this month and chief government Peter Vardy took to LinkedIn this week to have fun the shut of a “nice first month” of buying and selling.
Vardy stated: “Earlier this month we opened the doorways to our new Carz Grangemouth dealership, and what an ideal first month. It’s nice to see the dealership begin with a powerful gross sales fee and to see the nice 5-star visitor opinions in our first month of buying and selling.
“This a testomony to the arduous work and dedication of Scott and the workforce in Grangemouth, in addition to the broader workforce who helped with the acquisition.”
Peter Vardy grew its Carz division via a resolution to exit Stellantis’ Vauxhall franchise and convert its former franchised websites to used automotive dealership again in January 2021, with shops opening their doorways on July that yr.
It acquired the previous Cazoo used automotive handover centre final month and moved rapidly so as to add it to a community which now options websites in Grangemouth, Perth, Motherwell, Kirkcaldy, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Dundee.
Earlier this yr Cazoo axed 15 of its former handover centres from its web site because it consolidated its UK operations in a bid to avoid wasting £200 million annual in prices.
Yesterday (March 30) the New York Inventory Change listed on-line retailer, based by Alex Chesterman in 2019, posted a £704 million loss in its annual monetary outcomes for 2022.
Earlier this week, nonetheless, Peter Vardy took the choice to shut its Carz facility positioned in a former Vauxhall franchised dealership web site at Dalgety Bay.
In a press release issued through its web site, the group stated: “Peter Vardy have taken the tough resolution to shut our Dalgety Bay Peter Vardy Carz dealership. We have now dearly liked our time in Dalgety Bay, taking care of the gross sales and repair wants of our loyal visitors each as a Vauxhall vendor and latterly as a Carz dealership.
“Nevertheless, as we glance to broaden our CARZ footprint and affect it turned obvious that our location in Dalgety Bay didn’t have the house or scope to fulfil our want for progress.
“Because of this, now we have made the tough resolution to relocate our premises to our a lot bigger operation in Kirkcaldy.”