£63m turnover motor group drives ahead with £4m investment in dealership

A Blackburn car dealership is investing £4m in a vehicle preparation centre and showroom expansion as it aims to hit turnover of £70m in 2019 and grow to a workforce of 200 next year. Hippo Motor Group, which 11 years ago sold 10 cars a month, now sells over 500 per month and employs 160 people. It currently has turnover of £63m. Tom Preston, managing director, said: “We bought 10 acres of land from the council this year in order to forge ahead with plans to build this ground-breaking 40,000 sq ft vehicle preparation centre... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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