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  • Clifford Thames Appoint Debbie Fox As New General Manager of Athoris Ltd.

    06 October 2015
    Clifford Thames, the world-wide provider of IT solutions and data expertise for the automotive parts, service and repair industry, is proud to announce that Debbie Fox has been appointed as General Manager of Athoris Limited.   
  • CT expansion in Krakow and Daventry

    12 August 2015
    2014 summer Dealer Services success in winning a new Menu Pricing contract with Jaguar Land Rover brought with it the need for additional staff and office space to accommodate many contract wins. Phase one of the JLR contract was to be delivered by a new team located in the top floor of Clifford Thames’s existing and partly furnished Daventry office.
  • Clifford Thames delivers $2.9 million USD boost in Motorcraft sales

    12 August 2015
    Clifford Thames assists in the delivery of $2.9 million USD boost in Motorcraft sales in the US. Clifford Thames and the FNA Motorcraft management team partnered and initiated a project in late 2013 to enhance the Motorcraft parts data being distributed to Ford’s end customers.    
  • LDC Supports Clifford Thames Management

    21 August 2014
    Leading mid-market private equity provider LDC has completed an investment to support the £50million management buy-out of Clifford Thames (“the business”), the UK market leading automotive data firm.
  • Online Booking system wins industry acclaim

    01 June 2014
    CT’s hugely successful Online Booking system continues to gain momentum, with plaudits from clients old and new. Recent developments have seen a nomination for OLB by SEAT in the Best Manufacturer – Digital Initiative awards category of the Automotive Management magazine awards, with CT’s OLB recognised as a key driver in SEAT’s Digital Marketing Initiative.
  • Fleet Influence Launches 'fiRST'

    30 May 2014
    Fleet Influence, the fleet management specialists acquired by CT, has  launched ‘fiRST’, a suite of products designed to provide all OEMs and fleet operators with the precise data they need to cost realistically and react speedily to constant market changes.
  • Clifford Thames car racing to take chequered flag in Touring Championship

    07 April 2014
    Clifford Thames is sponsoring a car in the 2014 British Touring Car Championship, an event that attracts UK television coverage second only to Formula 1. In a move certain to raise CT’s profile, the company name is emblazoned across the works prepared MG6 driven by former Formula 3 champion Marc Hynes for the Triple Eight Engineering team.
  • CT Wins Ford Data Distribution Contract

    03 March 2014
    Clifford Thames Inc, CT’s operation in North America, has been awarded the Ford Data Distribution contract. The contract is strategically very important to both Ford and Clifford Thames. The intention is to have one supplier globally to house and distribute aftermarket data to support e-commerce strategies.  
  • Clifford Thames Sports Racing Stars And Stripes at the USA Grand Prix

    20 November 2013
    As the Formula One™ teams lined up on the grid at the Circuit of The Americas in the Texan capital Austin last weekend, Clifford Thames enjoyed a high profile perfect high-tech rodeo ride. With its logo adorning the nose of the Marussia F1 Team race cars.
  • Major investment in CT’s future

    02 September 2013
    A major multi-million pound additional investment has been made in the future of Clifford Thames by funding partner Octopus Ventures. The new funds will support CT’s ambitious plans for growth and bring expansion across all business areas Commenting on the deal Chief Executive Officer, Calvin Barnett, said: “Since Octopus came on board with their initial investment three years ago, they have been highly supportive and responsive to our growth aspirations.  
  • Athoris grows apace in France

    01 August 2013
    Athoris – the European online Service, Maintenance and Repair platform for authorization and electronic invoicing for the fleet industry developed by Clifford Thames – has grown rapidly since its launch in France. It is bringing significant benefits to Leasing companies, Manufacturers and repairers in processing the thousands of service, maintenance and repair activities that are needed to keep vehicles fleets operating efficiently.  
  • Clifford Thames appoint Deputy Finance Director

    01 August 2013
    Richard West has been appointed Deputy Finance Director at CT in a new role in the finance team. His role involves assisting Finance Director Roger Raffell with the day-to-day activities of the finance team, helping Roger with projects in the pipeline and supporting the company through its next growth stages.  
  • Christmas comes early for a Salford motorist

    11 January 2013
    Christmas came early for Joanna Zabielska thanks to a festive surprise from Lookers SEAT in Salford. The dealership gave Joanna £300 worth of servicing on her SEAT Altea for becoming the 500th customer of the carmaker’s online service booking system. SEAT launched the user-friendly online facility in August, and it’s proving to be an increasingly popular method of booking in cars for services, repairs and MoTs, all at fixed prices; dealerships nationwide are reporting a surge in online bookings made through their websites.
  • Honda rolls out online SMR solution and Honda Fleet Promise service package

    11 January 2013
    Honda has announced that it is to launch an online SMR and a new Honda Fleet Promise comprehensive service package in a move intended to reinforce its commitment to the leasing and fleet industry.  The new online SMR solution has been launched following the appointment of Silverstone-based Fleet Influence Limited as a new partner to run the project.
  • Clifford Thames wins the Gold Award at the Ford World Excellence Awards

    04 January 2013
    Clifford Thames are proud to announce that we have been awarded the highest honour in the Ford World Excellence Awards 2012. With only 12 other Ford suppliers globally winning the Gold award we consider this achievement to come out of the close working relationship we have had over several decades with Ford.    
  • Fleet Influence Joins the Clifford Thames Group

    21 December 2012
    Fleet Influence Limited, the fleet industry data provider and consultancy specialists, has been acquired by the  Clifford Thames Group for an undisclosed amount.  Clifford Thames is a well-regarded technology and outsourcing partner to the automotive aftermarket, working with repair outlets, vehicle manufacturers and leasing companies.  The addition of Fleet Influence to the Clifford Thames Group will help to further the rapid expansion presently underway in  the UK and continental Europe fleet markets.

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