Blog: Dave LeggettUK dealer group consolidation

Dave Leggett | 19 January 2006

If you are wondering what all the fuss is about concerning a couple of British dealer groups competing to acquire the assets of another UK dealer group, Reg Vardy, Rob Golding has supplied us with an article that puts it into perspective. Rob’s been quiet lately in terms of just-auto contributions, going underground to get on with some projects, but he’s emerging from hibernation now and geared up for upcoming Q4 results as well as the big ‘Way Forward’ announcement from Ford next week.

I’m accompanying the emergent bear for a gentle stroll and some liquid refreshment this evening (in London’s Soho area). Must admit that after several consecutive days chained to my desk and having recently given birth to a just-auto members' management briefing (/membersclub/), I’m in the mood for some fresh air.

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