The retail community – operated by Isuzu and Subaru importer IM Group – welcomed 10 new franchise operators to its community in 2020 and stated that the introduction of the brand new pick-up warranted additional enlargement this yr.
Set to reach within the 102-strong Isuzu UK community’s dealership in March, the brand new D-Max is the model’s first all-new mannequin launch since 2012 and has led the operation to set “bold long-term gross sales targets”, in response to a press release issued at present (February 3).
Isuzu UK managing director, William Brown, stated: “We’re delighted to be welcoming such numerous new dealerships into our community as we drive to reinforce our gross sales and aftersales operations in all corners of the UK.
“With the rising reputation of pick-ups, and information of the launch of our All-New Isuzu D-Max, we’ve got seen a big improve in curiosity to symbolize the Isuzu franchise.”
Isuzu added 5 new sellers in 2018 and 7 new dealerships in 2019, bringing the overall variety of franchisees to 105 on the time.
Brown stated that most of the new franchisees added in 2020 have been “well-established and extensively recognised names”, including that “their expertise will add nice worth to our enterprise”.
He added: “We now have extremely bold gross sales targets for the following couple of years and welcome conversations from enterprising dealerships who’re up for the problem and have an interest to search out out extra about our thrilling plans”.
Isuzu’s newest additions to its UK franchised retail community are: Halliday’s of Bushmills (County Antrim); Blackshaws (Alnwick); Sherwoods (Tyne & Put on); Equi-Trek (Sheffield); Unity Oxford; Croydon Isuzu; Cawdor Automobiles Llanelli (Carmarthenshire); R W Crawford (Billingshurst); Pentraeth Isuzu (Anglesey); Gallaghers of Sandycroft (Chester); and Hunt Forest (Blashford).
The All-New Isuzu D-Max just lately grew to become the primary pick-up to attain the utmost five-star ranking within the new Euro NCAP security checks regardless of being deemed the D-Max “too-aggressive” within the head-on collision security check together with the brand new Land Rover Defender.