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Brian Leighton (Garages) Limited in Administration

Howard Smith and Jonny Marston of KPMG were appointed Joint Administrators of Brian Leighton (Garages) Limited (the ‘Company’) on 25 June 2014.
Modified date: 04/07/2014
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Demand from Europe fuels uptick in UK car exports

Simon Heath, KPMG’s automotive M&A specialist, commented on the UK car production figures for April published today by the SMMT.
Modified date: 29/05/2014
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Consumer confidence powers UK new car market

KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, John Leech, comments on the 8.2 per cent rise in April’s UK car sales published by the SMMT today
Modified date: 07/05/2014
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Increasing UK car production is driving mergers and acquisitions in the automotive supply chain, says industry expert

The increase in UK car production is driving substantial growth in automotive supply chain mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to a leading industry expert.
Modified date: 30/04/2014
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Demand from EU markets helps to fuel 12% growth in UK car production, says KPMG

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the UK car production figures for March published today by the SMMT.
Modified date: 24/04/2014
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UK must maintain a strong voice in Europe says automotive industry

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders today released a new report, The UK Automotive Industry and the EU, produced by KPMG
Modified date: 09/04/2014
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UK automotive production slightly down - but to recover next quarter, says KPMG

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, comments on the UK car production figures for February published today by the SMMT.
Modified date: 20/03/2014
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Companies struggle to rebalance pricing and profitability post-recession

KPMG recently completed its 2013 UK pricing survey, which examines pricing trends across 200 of the UK’s biggest companies
Modified date: 30/01/2014
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SMMT: Car dealers became the lenders in 2013

John Leech, KPMG UK head of automotive, comments on the UK new car sales registrations published by the SMMT today
Modified date: 07/01/2014
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Downsizing, self-driving, car-sharing – the changing face of auto: KPMG Auto Survey

Cost conscious consumers are driving car manufacturers to focus on smaller engines and also the use of technology to create cleaner, more efficient vehicles, according to KPMG International’s 2014 Global Automotive Executive Survey.
Modified date: 07/01/2014
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KPMG comments on the Competition Commission's provisional findings on the private motor insurance market

Murray Raisbeck, partner in the insurance team at KPMG in the UK, comments on the Competition Commission's provisional findings on the private motor insurance market.
Modified date: 17/12/2013
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Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor driving the UK automotive industry in the right direction, says KPMG

Chancellor driving the UK automotive industry in the right direction, says KPMG
Modified date: 05/12/2013
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Car companies need to adopt shrewder pricing models, says KPMG

With economic recovery taking root, car manufacturers need to adopt a shrewder pricing strategy based on value for the consumer to continue to prosper, according to KPMG.
Modified date: 25/11/2013
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UK car production on path to four consecutive years of growth, says KPMG

John Leech, head of automotive at KPMG in the UK, comments on the SMMT car production figures released today , up 16.2% in August.
Modified date: 19/09/2013
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KPMG predicts surge of Chinese investment in the Midlands automotive supply chain

The Midlands is fast becoming the home for inward investment in advanced manufacturing from China.
Modified date: 12/09/2013
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Pre-registration bonuses boost car sales, says KPMG

John Leech, UK head of automotive at KPMG, comments on The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) car sales data released today
Modified date: 04/10/2012
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Car sector buoyant in buyers’ market, says KPMG

Graham Smith, global head of automotive and diversified industrials, comments on the SMMT car registration figures:
Modified date: 05/04/2012
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