Former Spitfire pilot Frank Vindis founded this business in 1960 as a garage near Cambridge. Today his sons Gary and Nigel oversee a group that includes Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and Bentley dealerships, as well as a trade parts-supply centre. Its network across southeast England also includes a Volkswagen van centre. Sales rose 22% to £234.3m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank147
CompanyVindis Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationCambridgeshire
Sales £m234.3
Operating profit £m5.6
Main shareholdersGary Vindis (50%), Nigel Vindis (50%)
Staff602
Founded1960
Websitewww.vindisgroup.com

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