Founded in 1999, Johnsons Cars now operates 22 dealerships across England. It sells new and used cars from manufacturers such as Honda, Toyota, Volvo and Volkswagen, and also provides servicing, spare parts and repairs. Last year the Redditch company added the Mazda and Mitsubishi marques with the acquisition of two dealerships from the Midcounties Co-operative for £2.8m. Sales climbed to £192.5m in 2010 under managing director Martin Sumner.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank198
CompanyJohnsons Cars
ActivityCar dealer
LocationRedditch
Sales £m192.5
Operating profit £m2.7
Main shareholdersManagement (53%), Dale family (47%)
Staff623
Founded1999
Websitewww.johnsonscars.co.uk

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