Vertu Motors



Macklin Motors is delighted to welcome Vauxhall car and commercial franchises to its existing Ford dealership in Dunfermline.

The dual franchise site, which is undergoing a £1.7m refurbishment, will benefit from a showroom revamp for each brand with full servicing and aftersales departments.It will create a number of jobs for the local area in both sales and aftersales, including master technicians, franchise qualified technicians and sales executives.

The Vauxhall dealership will showcase the new hybrid and electric models, as well as its existing portfolio of petrol and diesel vehicles. These include the new model Corsa, Corsa-e, Grandland, the new Mokka and Mokka-e and luxury Grandland X.It also stocks a range of award-winning commercial vehicles, including industry leading all-electric variants.

Motability customers will be welcomed at the Vauxhall dealership, with a specialist on hand to guide them through the process of choosing the best vehicle for their individual requirements.

Joe McCauley, general manager at Macklin Motors Dunfermline Vauxhall, said: “Adding the Vauxhall dealership to the existing Ford site in Dunfermline is an exciting move for the Group.It represents a significant investment and a vote of confidence in the area.

“The team is geared up and ready to provide fantastic service to our customers.”



CONTACT: Caroline Walker on 01325 363436

Notes to Editors

Vertu Motors is the fifth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 154 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu and Macklin Motors brand names.

Vertu Motors was established in November 2006 with the strategy to consolidate the UK motor retail sector. It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group. The Group’s acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. The Group currently operates 150 franchised sales outlets and 4 non-franchised sales operations from 116 locations across the UK.

Vertu’s Mission Statement is to “deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust”.

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Joe McCauley, general manager at Macklin Motors Dunfermline Vauxhall
Joe McCauley, general manager at Macklin Motors Dunfermline Vauxhall
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