Driven by his passion for racing classic cars, John Clark, 66, started this business almost 40 years ago with a single sports car showroom. He has now built a collection of 16 businesses, recently adding Nissan to franchises from Volkswagen, Audi, BMW and Land Rover, to create Scotland’s second-largest motor trade group.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank62
CompanyThe John Clark Motor Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationAberdeen
Sales £m*355.0
Operating profit £m*5.7
Main shareholdersJohn Clark and family (100%)
Staff730
Founded1973
Websitewww.john-clark.co.uk

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