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About Phoenix Car

John McGuire is the Chairman/CEO of the award-winning Phoenix Car Company, comprising Phoenix Honda, Mitsubishi, Mazda Aftersales, Suzuki, Kia, Motown, MG and Hyundai.

Russell Smith was recently announced as the business’ new Managing Director, with Debbie Hubner promoted to the new role of Sales & Communications Director.


Originating as Phoenix Honda, this family run company commenced trading in 1993 at Phoenix Retail Park and has since grown to include 3 sites and 12 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 Honda acquires Hyndland Honda and Phoenix Honda Glasgow is established

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.