Luton – Scotch Whisky and premium gin company, Chivas Brothers, part of the Pernod Ricard group, has once again turned to Vauxhall to increase its fleet, ordering 15 Combo Crew vans. The 15 Vauxhalls will be used by Chivas’ warehousing teams as site vehicles. They will remain on the fleet for the next five years, […]
Alfred E. Rieck (56), a member of the Opel Management Board responsible for sales, marketing and aftersales, has resigned from his position. Duncan Aldred (43), currently Chairman and Managing Director, Vauxhall Motors, was named Acting Opel/Vauxhall Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales in addition to his current position, effective immediately.
Luton – Vauxhall has announced the following organisational change, effective from 1st December 2012. Andy Robson, currently Retail Network Development Director, has been appointed Aftersales Director, GM UK and will report directly to Vauxhall’s Chairman and Managing Director, Duncan Aldred, as well as Opel/Vauxhall’s Executive Director of Aftersales, Markus Sternberg.
Luton – Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles has secured top spot in the retail market for March and year-to-date according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The Luton-based manufacturer sold an impressive 2,494 vans to small businesses last month.
Latest figures underpin brand’s increasing appeal to private buyers Largest year-on-year increase of any UK car manufacturer last month Biggest retail sales increase by volume in first quarter of 2012 Luton – Vauxhall showed the biggest leap in year-on-year retail sales last month, with 3701 more cars sold than in March 2011, according to analysis […]
As many as 100 students from local secondary schools visited Vauxhall’s Apprenticeship Fair at Millbrook Proving Ground this week to explore career opportunities in automotive manufacturing. Students aged 16-19 attended the Fair gaining insight into a variety of exciting career paths as the application process for apprenticeships has just begun to fill positions in the […]
Luton – Vauxhall Special Vehicles accompanied the Association of Chief Police Officers Intelligent Transport Systems (ACPO ITS) to the Norwegian Police Conference in Oslo in January to demonstrate the Single Vehicle Architecture fitted to its Astra and Insignia models. The demonstration to Police forces in Norway follows successful previous presentations to the French Police at […]
2011 is yet another year to credit outstanding production figures to Vauxhall in the commercial vehicle sector where the manufacturer outperformed potential competition with a stunning 60% share of the UK production. Vauxhall – synonym for by far the largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in the UK – generates the bulk of its CV production at […]
Duncan Aldred, Chairman and Managing Director, Vauxhall Motors (effective 1st January 2012) Having taken Vauxhall from strength to strength over the past two years as Managing Director, Vauxhall Motors, Duncan Aldred will take on – in addition to his current role – the responsibility of Chairman, Vauxhall Motors, effective 1st January 2012.