Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors is a British automobile company that was established in 2006. The group was listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2006. In March 2007, the group acquired the 13th largest motor retailer in the UK, Bristol Street Motors. Vertu Motors Plc is now the 9th largest motor retailer in the UK.

Robert Forrester

Vertu Motors acquires Scottish taxi business

Gateshead-headquartered business Vertu Motors has acquired The Taxi Centre Limited and Easy Vehicle Finance Limited based in Paisley, Scotland

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Record trading performance sees Vertu's half-year sales top £1.08bn

Recently-acquired dealerships have helped steer Gateshead's Vertu to a record trading period

Dax Pearce, general manager of the new a new multi-million pound Vertu dealership in Newcastle

Vertu motor retailer's 111th dealership creates new jobs in Newcastle

Up to 30 new jobs have been created by North East motor retailers Vertu at their new dealership in Newcastle

Robert Forrester, Chief Exec of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors on track for further growth

Improved market conditions have helped motor dealer Vertu Motors boost revenues and profit during recent months

A Springfield garage

Washington car dealers motoring a year after selling franchises

Latest accounts for Springfield Cars show the firm is taking advantage of increased economic confidence, despite a dip in profits.

Robert Forrester, Chief Exec of VERTU Motors

Vertu's 'transformational year' created 200 jobs, says chief executive

Following the release of Vertu's latest financial results, Robert Forrester said the company had given a major boost to North East employment

Robert Forrester, Chief Exec of Vertu Motors

Gateshead-based Vertu storms along the acquisition trail

Gateshead-headquartered motor firm Vertu are issuing more than three million shares to raise part of the funds for an £8.2m deal

Richard Povey, Dealer Development Manager at Motability, with David Crane, of Vertu Motors

Motability excellence speeds Vertu Motors to awards

Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall in Newcastle, part of Vertu Motors Plc, was awarded Dealer of the Year in the Annual Motability Dealer Awards

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Business Agenda: How London and the regions can work in harmony

Robert Forrester, chief executive of Vertu Motors plc, says that North East firms can succeed by harnessing the power of the capital

Malcolm Eves, Joe Watson, John Watchman, Derek Rodgers, Jass Singh

Vertu Motors makes £250,000 investment

Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall in Sunderland has expanded creating six new jobs, following a £250,000 transformation

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors set to report solid year's performance

Gateshead's Vertu Motors' trading update suggests preliminary results will be ahead of market expectations

New jobs as Vertu Motors plans premium Infiniti centre

Fast-growing Vertu Motors PLC will be creating 25 new jobs through bringing the luxury Infiniti car brand to the North East

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors triumphs at national Land Rover Awards

The Gateshead-based Vertu Motors has been recognised nationally for excellence after winning three out of four top accolades at this year’s Land Rover Awards

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors acquires Sheffield dealership

Gateshead motor dealer Vertu Motors, has announced the £2.4m acquisition of Harratts of Wakefield car dealership in Sheffield

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors growth creates more than 100 jobs

Gateshead-based Vertu Motors Plc announced it had created over 100 new jobs in the region over the past year

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu: Record results at Gateshead-based firm

Motor dealers Vertu said turnover increased by 33.3% to £837.2m and pre-tax profits rose by 69% to £8.6m for the six months ended August 2013

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors announce strong lift in sales and profits

Motor dealers Vertu have announced a giant leap in revenues and profits its interim results for the six months ended 31 August 2013

Robert Forrester, Chief Exec of VERTU Motors

Vertu Motors wins big at AIM Awards Dinner

Robert Forrester of Gateshead based Vertu Motors was one of two big winners from the region at the annual AIM Awards Dinner

James Dickson, Chief Executive of Vianet

Breaking business news: Vianet warns of profits drop

This morning's breaking news - Vianet expects profits to drop. SBV acquires new Teesside premises. Reece Group expects drop in sales

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Continued profit growth for Vertu Motors

Gateshead's Vertu Motors plc says it has continued to experience year-on-year profit growth from both new and used vehicle sales

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