Dealerships suffer in wake of VW emissions scandal

THE emissions scandal that caused an overnight slowdown in the global sales of Volkswagen cars hit the performance of dealership group Johnsons Cars, which has six dealerships across Merseyside.

In September 2015, the car manufacturer admitted it had cheated in emissions tests which led to a global crisis that resulted in the resignation of its chief executive and falling sales.

Midlans-based Johnsons Cars saw a "significant deterioration" at its five Volkswagen and standalone SEAT and Skoda businesses in the ... For the full story register now for free or login below...