Founded in 1972, Motorline Group continues as a family-owned business and has now become one of the South East and South West's largest motor groups, with dealerships located across Kent, West Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Bristol, South Wales and following the recent acquisition of the Westlands Motor Group, the South West Midlands. From the first Toyota franchise in Canterbury, awarded in June 1976, Motorline now represents eleven car brands - Volkswagen, Toyota, Lexus, Renault, Dacia, Hyundai, Peugeot, ŠKODA, Nissan, Maserati and Infiniti - as main car dealers with both new car and used car sales, as well as all the aftersales services you would expect from a main car dealer.
The twelve months to January 2014 saw significant growth within the Group, with the addition of a number of new dealerships. Following relocation from Volkswagen Croydon, a new state-of-the-art showroom with full aftersales facilities was opened in April 2013 for Volkswagen Coulsdon. Summer 2013 saw the first South-West dealerships join the Group, with the introduction of two Toyota dealerships in Bristol, as well as Toyota Cardiff, Toyota Newport and Lexus Cardiff in South Wales.
January 2014 saw the opening of Kent's only Maserati dealership in Maidstone, with investment in the Group continuing throughout 2014 and 2015 with Skoda Medway, Maserati Cardiff, Nissan Reading and Peugeot Medway joining the fold, whilst a major redevelopment of our Maidstone showrooms was also completed in the early part of 2015.
Following the acquisition of the Group's fourth TPS Centre in Reading, 2016 has seen staff numbers reach and now exceed 1,000. Our first Infiniti dealership opened in Bristol in February this year and a month later, our sixth and seventh Nissan franchises opened in Rochester and on the site of the former Westway business in Oxford. March 2016 also saw the Group moving into a new and larger head office on Shalloak Road in Canterbury.
June 2016 saw the Motorline Group extend its' reach into the South West Midlands with the acquisition of the Westlands Motor Group, increasing the number of dealerships to 43 which includes four Toyota and three Hyundai sites in Gloucester, Worcester, Hereford, Bromsgrove and Stourbridge.
All Motorline dealerships offer exceptional levels of customer service and complete aftersales services including routine servicing, MOT, repairs, parts and warranty requirements. Our highly trained and skilled technicians use only manufacturer approved genuine parts.
With over 1,600 used cars for sale at any one time across our motor dealer group we are, without doubt, able to offer the very best deals on some of the UK's most popular vehicle brands. All of our used cars go through rigorous and thorough safety checks before they are offered for sale. All used cars from Motorline offer the quality, value and peace of mind that you would expect from a well-established dealer group.
Currently employing over 1,250 local people, the Motorline Group looks forward to continually developing our group and services to provide our customers with the best service and value in motoring.