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New car market set to accelerate into the fast lane, says KPMG

John Leech, head of automotive at KPMG UK, comments on latest SMMT registration figures
Modified date: 04/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Reform of business rates to drive auto sector

The automotive sector will be pleased to hear that the Government plans to review business rates.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Fall in car production is just a bump in the road

John Leech commented on the SMMT figures published today highlighting UK car manufacturing fell 6.7% in October to 150,060 units
Modified date: 27/11/2014
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Acceleration of car purchases set to drive sales over 2.5m in 2014, says KPMG

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the SMMT figures published today highlighting a 14.2% jump in new car registrations in October, marking the 32nd consecutive month of growth
Modified date: 06/11/2014
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Six year high in car production reflects strong UK export

KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the SMMT figures published today highlighting best year-to-date performance since 2008
Modified date: 27/10/2014
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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: 08/10/2014
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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: 08/10/2014
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UK car production has never had a brighter future

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the SMMT figures published today highlighting a decrease in UK car production
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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September car registrations: UK market powers ‘onwards and upwards’

Derek McAllan, Head of Automotive Retail KPMG, comments on the new car registration figures for September published by the SMMT
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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SMMT new car registrations: Slower pace of growth more sustainable

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive comments on the new car registrations figures for October published by the SMMT
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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UK must maintain a strong voice in Europe

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders released The UK Automotive Industry and the EU, a report produced by KPMG
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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UK automotive production down - but to recover next quarter

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, comments on the UK car production figures for February published today by the SMMT.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Demand from EU markets helps fuel growth in car production

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the UK car production figures for March published today by the SMMT.
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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Increasing UK car production is driving mergers and acquisitions

The increase in UK car production is driving substantial growth in automotive supply chain mergers and acquisitions
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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Downsizing, self-driving, car-sharing – the changing face of auto

Cost conscious consumers are driving car manufacturers to focus on smaller engines and use technology to create cleaner, more efficient vehicles
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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Car industry set to flourish in 2014

On the back of a positive close to the year for the automotive industry, KPMG Head of Automotive, looks ahead to 2014
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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Vehicles should be ‘secure by design’ to prevent cyber attacks

Wil Rockall, Director at KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments that security experts have developed to keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks
Modified date: 01/10/2014
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KPMG assists in buyout of Clifford Thames Group by LDC

KPMG Corporate Finance has announced that it has acted for the shareholders on the £50 million management buy-out of Clifford Thames Group by LDC.
Modified date: 09/09/2014
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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: 01/09/2014
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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: 01/09/2014
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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
Modified date: 20/08/2014
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‘Spam Jams’ could be a hazard for driverless cars

Wil Rockall, director in KPMG’s cyber security team, comments on the news that Google will produce its own fleet of driverless cars
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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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: UK car market to experience jobs growth in 2014

John Leech, KPMG’s UK head of automotive, comments on the UK car manufacturing figures published by the SMMT
Modified date: 29/01/2014
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