Hendy News

A 16-year-old racing driver from Dorset is gearing up for a key season on the racetrack as he bids to become a Formula One driver.Hendy Group is supporting James Hedley who has signed to leading team JHR in the BTCC FIA F4 British Championship, powered by Ford EcoBoost, which kicks off at Donington on 1st August. The youngster, who lives in Poole, won the Ginetta Junior Championship last year ...

Hendy Group has joined forces with fintech charity Pennies and its micro-donation movement to support Hendy Foundation. Hendy customers can now top up their card purchases by an optional 50p to make a donation to Hendy Foundation, which supports good causes in the region. Chief Executive Paul Hendy said: "Hendy Foundation was set up in 2019 to formalise the support Hendy has giv ...

As lockdown measures are slowly lifted, the Government has announced that drivers who are due their MOT from August 1 must obtain a pass certificate to continue driving their vehicle.The Government had previously granted a six-month extension to drivers during the strict lockdown period. Drivers with an MOT date before August 1 will still qualify for the extension, however they must ensure ...

Hendy Group has announced plans for a brand new Transit centre and the opening of a new MG dealership in West Sussex.Gatwick Transit Centre is set to open in early July on the site of the group's current Ford car and commercial dealership at Manor Royal.Chief executive Paul Hendy said the move would enable Hendy to meet demand for commercial vehicles and crucially, the London market. ...

Hendy Group chief executive Paul Hendy believes there is tremendous optimism now dealerships and service centres have reopened and pointed to a buoyant time in the showrooms.He was speaking on the latest Auto Retail Network Live webinar which focussed on how customers are returning the showrooms."We have about 90 percent of the business up and running and believe there are lots of reaso ...

First-time Motability customers will be able to apply for their new cars at Hendy Group from July 1st.The scheme was put on hold during the strict lockdown period but as of July, those looking to drive away in a Motability vehicle can apply through Hendy and benefit from the extensive range of makes and models available.Motability means any recipient of a higher rate mobility allowance ...

Hendy Group's Drive Now, Pay Later scheme helps keep motorists on the roadHendy Group's Drive Now, Pay Later scheme has helped to fund almost £20,000 in service and repair work since mid-May. The scheme has been designed to allow customers to spread the cost of payments, meaning that those who need to, can benefit from flexible payment terms and drive away the same day.Hendy recognises ...

South coast-based Hendy Group will re-open its showrooms from June 1st.The motor group plans to open the majority of its showrooms, prioritising the dealerships where social distancing guidelines can be followed most effectively. Currently branches that will not be opening on 1st June include Ford Tonbridge, Toyota Christchurch, Hyundai Salisbury, Mazda Eastbourne, Mazda Crawley, Suzuki Cra ...

Hendy Group's service centres have re-opened across the south coast.The motor group has now opened all of its aftersales departments after initially keeping four sites open for essential maintenance to key worker vehicles.Hendy has introduced a number of changes to its service centres to ensure all they are in line with Government guidelines. Customers will be given a timeslot in which ...

Following the closure of our dealerships until further notice, we've seen a high volume of enquiries from customers covering a range of topics. The majority of questions can be found on our FAQ page here, but for the more generic questions that require a bit more explanation we've put together a list below that we hope you find helpful. Should I still be driving?The short answer is no ...

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