John McGuire is the Chairman/CEO of the award-winning Phoenix Car Company, comprising Phoenix Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Mazda Aftersales, Suzuki, Kia, Motown and Honda.
Russell Smith holds title of Managing Director, having previously been the Group's Sales Director. Debbie Hubner moved from her position of Honda Franchise Director to Sales & Communications Director in the same period.
This family run company commenced trading in 1993 at Phoenix Retail Park and has since grown to 2 sites and 8 dealerships. It has also gone on to receive a number of accolades throughout the years, lending to its big reputation within the sector.
The Phoenix timeline:
1997 - Phoenix acquired a six-acre site, adjacent to Phoenix Honda.
1997 - The Phoenix manufacturer-approved bodycentre opened its doors
1998 - Phoenix Honda ranked as the fastest growing, privately owned company in Scotland. The Dun and Bradstreet survey rated the company as 51st in the UK Top 100, the highest placed automotive dealer.
2001 - Phoenix Suzuki opened for business and within the first two months provided record-breaking statistics for a new start dealership.
2003 - Phoenix Kia launched in Paisley and a four showroom complex purchased in Stirling.
2007 - Phoenix acquires Hyndland Honda and Phoenix Honda Glasgow is establishe.
2007 - Phoenix Hyundai opens on the site at Phoenix Retail Park
2008 – Phoenix Suzuki Glasgow opens adjacent to the Honda showroom in Dumbarton Road
2010 – Phoenix launches the Phoenix Ever After Service plan, which gives added protection and reassurance with your vehicle purchase
2013 – Phoenix Motown, our non-franchise used car division, adds motorhomes to its portfolio
2014 – Phoenix wins Motortrader Employer of the Year and the Business Insider Training and Development Award
2016 – Phoenix launches industry-leading pay scheme/working hours
2017 – Phoenix Swift Motorhomes opens for business at Phoenix Retail Park, offering sales, service, warranty and habitation testing to all motorhome owners, no matter what brand they own.
Whether you’re looking for a new, used car or just a service/MOT we’ll ensure that you’re looked after to the highest standard – that’s what we do best.