The Car People, which was purchased the the Sytner Group in January, will roll out the branding across the Manchester, Wakefield, Sheffield and Warrington loacations.
Established in 2000, The Car People operates from these four supermarkets, selling 18,000 vehicles a year.
It is rated 5th in the Motor Trader Top 50 Independent Dealers with annual turnover of £194m. CarShop is rated four with annual turnover of £257.6m
In a statement, The Car People said: “We’re excited about this change, for our customers and for the local economies.
“This move has already created new roles across our stores in Manchester, Wakefield, Sheffield and Warrington and we’ll also be working with the existing CarShop stores in Cardiff, Doncaster, Northampton, Norwich and Swindon too.
“There’s no need to worry about any existing agreements you have with us either, nothing will change and you don’t need to do anything, we’re just becoming bigger, better and offering even more quality used cars for you to choose from.”
Penske Automotive group (parent company to Sytner) chairman Roger S. Penske said of the Car People acquisition in January: “I am delighted to welcome The Car People team to Penske Automotive Group.
“The acquisition of The Car People accelerates the company’s expansion of its used car supermarket business and reinforces our commitment to grow the used car business while strengthening the company’s market position in the UK, our second largest market.”
Synter Group was also names top of the annual Leicestershire Top 200 Companies list.
In terms of revenue, Sytner Group remains the county’s largest company, ahead of national businesses such as Coalville based Barratt Developments in 2nd place, and Next in 3rd position.
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