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Remploy Automotive sold to Arlington Industries Group Limited

Remploy Automotive has been acquired by Arlington Industries Group Limited in a deal advised upon by a KPMG Corporate Finance team
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Press release
 

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: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Achieving growth in the automotive sector

With many companies struggling to access growth in traditional home markets, overseas joint ventures can offer a solution.
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Business and industry issue; Video
 

Vehicles should be ‘secure by design’ when it comes to cyber security, says KPMG

Wil Rockall, Director at KPMG’s cyber security practice, comments on news that security experts have developed to keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks
Modified date: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

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: 18/08/2014
Press release
 

Fleet sales to keep the UK car market motoring, says KPMG

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive, commented on the February UK car sales published by the SMMT today which are up 3.0%.
Modified date: 17/08/2014
Press release
 

UK must maintain a strong voice in Europe says automotive industry

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders released The UK Automotive Industry and the EU, a report produced by KPMG
Modified date: 17/08/2014
Press release
 

‘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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

The UK Automotive Industry and the EU

This independent report identifies some of the key aspects of the UK’s membership of the EU and how it affects the UK automotive sector.
Modified date: 09/04/2014
Business and industry issue
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

Car industry set to flourish in 2014, says KPMG

On the back of a positive close to the year for the automotive industry, John Leech, KPMG Head of Automotive, looks ahead to 2014 and predicts that the industry is going in the right direction
Modified date: 12/12/2013
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

The 10% profit opportunity

This report outlines the importance of a clear pricing strategy and disciplined pricing policy, and investing in pricing capabilities.
Modified date: 29/11/2013
Business and industry issue
 

SMMT new car registrations: Slower pace of growth more sustainable, says KPMG

John Leech, KPMG’s UK Head of Automotive comments on the new car registrations figures for October published by the SMMT
Modified date: 06/11/2013
Press release
 

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
Press release