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Apex Car Rental is latest to join epyx’s 1link Hire Network

Twenty-eight-day car hire specialist Apex Car Rental has signed up this month to use epyx’s 1link Hire Network. Formed in 1988, Apex has a 3,500 vehicle fleet of Peugeot, Volkswagen, Kia, Toyota, Vauxhall, MINI and BMW vehicles, all of which are less than six months old. It has offices in Eastbourne and Weybridge as well

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Stephen James BMW and Mini signs exclusive remarketing deal with BCA

Stephen James Group, the London and Kent-based BMW and Mini dealer, has signed an exclusive three year remarketing renewal with BCA commencing in April 2016. The group, which has four BMW and three Mini dealerships serving Blackheath, Bromley, Enfield and Ruxley/Sidcup, has sold with BCA since 2006 and will continue to sell at BCA Paddock

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Inchcape opens new BMW and Mini centre in Reading

Inchcape Retail business Cooper Reading BMW and Mini has opened its new retail centre at a special customer launch event with 400 guests. Now the biggest Cooper Retail Centre in the UK, the new site is spread over three storeys. Features of the new site include a 32 new car showroom; an indoor approved used car display

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Motors.co.uk warns dealers to prepare for busy April end

Motors.co.uk is warning dealers to be prepared for a strong second half to April, following a record level of leads in the seven day period following the Easter bank holiday. Managing director of Motors.co.uk Andy Coulthurst said: “We have seen a strong surge in dealer used car leads in the seven days since Easter. While

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BMW 3 Series tops Auto Trader used car charts in 2014

The BMW 3 Series was the used car most in demand in 2014, according to research carried out by Auto Trader. The premium brand beat the Volkswagen Golf into second place, ahead of the Ford Focus, the number two best-selling new car in the UK. BMW also featured in the top five with the 5

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BMW fixes security flaw to protect cars from hackers

BMW has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of up to 2.2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles, reports Reuters. The manufacturer said officials at German motorist association ADAC had identified the problem, which affected cars equipped with the company’s ConnectedDrive software using on-board SIM cards – the chips

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AutosOnShow.TV chosen by BMW Group for virtual auction in Dublin

BCA’s recent acquisition, AutosOnShow.TV, is providing best-in-class imagery with its AutoCAPTURE product to support BMW Group’s virtual sale. BMW Group will auction its vehicles on 15 October 2014 at the Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa in Dublin, Ireland. Traditionally virtual sales, where no vehicles are present, use photos and a paper catalogue. BMW Group has

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German brands dominate Auto Trader searches

When it comes to searches on Auto Trader, the country’s leading marketplace for new and used cars, German brands dominate. Collectively the top four brands accounted for 34.2% of searches on the site, according to figures for August 2014 – released today. Of these, cars made by BMW and Audi headed the list, making up

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