UHY automotive in the press

Our national automotive team are regularly quoted in the key industry publications, including AM-online, Motor Trader, Car Dealer Magazine and Motor Trade News.

Click on the links below to view some of their recent commentary:

Date Publication Press coverage


Car dealers’ 2018 market awareness shows ‘worrying’ lack of WLTP emissions test knowledge – guest opinion

The Independent

UK car leasing costs driven up 9% in a year because of Brexit, research shows

21/02/2018 Motor Trader Vertu CEO expresses concerns over premium used car values
02/02/2018 Motor Trader Forget the hysteria, the future for motor retailers is positive
02/02/2018 AM-online There is still a need for quality dealerships, says UHY Hacker Young
04/12/2017 AM-online John Clark Motor Group acquires Morrisons of Stirling
14/11/2017 Motor Trader Luscombe Motors sees profits rise 25% to £1m
03/11/2017 Motor Trader Now Group acquires first Kia dealerships with Ken Brown purchase
27/10/2017 MotorTradeNews SalesMaster aims to increase vehicle stock turn
23/10/2017 City A.M. Pendragon shares are in reverse after the car dealership warned on profits
23/10/2017 The Guardian Shares in UK’s biggest car dealer Pendragon fall by 17%
02/10/2017 AM-online Value of car dealers’ unsold stock increases 16% in a year
02/10/2017 Motor Trader Value of unsold car stock on dealer forecourts rises 16% to £27bn
02/10/2017 City A.M. Slower car sales mean dealers are sitting on £27.3bn in unsold stock
22/09/2017 AM-online How car dealers can navigate the cash flow peaks and troughs
14/09/2017 AM-online UHY Automotive ‘strengthens automotive offering’ with new tax partner’
16/08/2017 AM-online Pentagon Motor Holdings acquired by Imperial Holdings’ Motus Corporation
14/08/2017 Motor Trader Tempus Automotive launches sponsored dealer scheme
14/08/2017 AM-online Multi-million pound consortium establishes private sponsored dealer scheme
02/08/2017 Motor Trader Eastern Western buys Grassicks’ BMW and Mini dealership in Perth
02/08/2017 AM-online Eastern Western Motor Group buys BMW and Mini dealer Grassicks Garages
25/07/2017 AM-online Guest opinion: Is motor retail consolidation a good thing?
05/07/2017 Motor Trader US retail giant Group 1 Automotive buys Beadles Group
04/07/2017 AM-online Group 1 Automotive expands JLR and gains VW through major acquisition
03/07/2017 AM-online Sytner Group acquires Trainer BMW and Mini operation
03/07/2017 Motor Trader Sytner buys Trainer BMW and Mini dealership in Swansea
01/06/2017 AM-online Holdcroft Motor Group boosts Hyundai portfolio with ALM Garages acquisition
15/03/2017 AM-online Super Group expands UK presence with Essex Auto Group acquisition
08/03/2017 AM-online Shukers acquires Cambrian Garages Aberystwyth
11/02/2017 Motor Trader Radio Motor Trade Radio on NFDA survey and dealer profitability – interview with David Kendrick
09/01/2017 AM-online Post-Brexit car price rises identified by UHY Hacker Young
12/01/2017 AM-online UHY Hacker Young Manchester wins team of the year award
09/01/2017 Motor Trader Leasing costs rise 8% in two months says UHY Hacker Young
07/11/2016 AM-online Opportunity remains in flourishing finance sector, says UHY Hacker Young
15/08/2016 Motor Trader Lookers doubles Mercedes outlets with Drayton Group acquisition
15/08/2016 CarDealer Magazine Lookers announces £55.4m deal to buy Mercedes specialists Drayton Group
01/08/2016 Fleet news Car dealerships’ inventory rises 46% as manufacturers ‘force’ stock on UK dealers
01/08/2016 AM-online Car dealership inventory up 46% over five years due to excess stock
01/08/2016 Motor Trader Dealers face margin squeeze as stocking reaches five year high
10/05/2016 AM-online Awards recognition for UHY Hacker Young’s young star
18/03/2016 AM-online Caffyns prepares for disposal of Lewes Land Rover site
02/03/2016 Motor Trader Former Colborne owners buy Heritage Automotive
01/03/2016 AM-online Rybrook buys Land Rover and Jaguar businesses from Perrys
01/03/2016 Motor Trader Vertu adds Mercedes to line-up with Greenoaks acquisition
02/07/2015 AM-online How to acquire dealerships effectively
May 2015 AM Giving dealers a one-stop shop for business advice
06/05/2015 The Business Desk Deals news: Hat-trick for UHY Hacker Young
01/05/2015 AM-online Cambria in £7.56m deal for TH White Land Rover car dealership
01/05/2015 AM-online Car dealer Motorline continues expansion with Maserati Cardiff acquisition
23/03/2015 AM-online Guest opinion: manufacturers’ failure to set realistic targets may create ‘perfect storm’ in used car market
22/01/2015 AM-online Guest opinion: the key dynamics in car dealer transaction activity