Pre-tax profits for the group fell from £1.9 million to £1.2 million, while operating profits for its motor division were down from £1.1m to £522,000. Group turnover was up at £107.3m (1999: £102.1m) and this was reflected by a rise in the motor division at £78.2m (1999: £76m). Gowrings chairman John Fowles said: Operationally we had a very good year with an increase in vehicles sold, both new and used, which was better than the national trend.'
Gowrings' fleet sales remain stable
22/03/2001 in NEWS