With 33 dealerships across England, Johnsons sells new and used cars from marques such as Honda, Toyota and Hyundai, and provides servicing, spare parts and repairs. Last year, under managing director Martin Sumner, 69, it opened a new £10m site in Solihull, which is home to the largest Volkswagen showroom in Europe. The company’s sales rose 22% last year to £270m.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank91
CompanyJohnsons Cars
ActivityCar dealer
LocationRedditch
Sales £m270.3
Operating profit £m2.4
Main shareholdersManagement (53%), Dale family (47%)
Staff706
Founded1999
Websitewww.johnsonscars.co.uk

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