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Albar Autos/Loughborough Kia is a family-run business founded by Cliff Johnson in 1969. With 43 years as authorised Skoda aftersales agents and 11 years as a Kia main dealer we can offer a wealth of experience in a friendly and relaxed environment. We pride ourselves on an excellent customer experience, offering quality and value with a smile.

Meet The Team

  • Cliff

    Managing Director

    Owner and founder of Albar Autos/Loughborough Kia has been running the business since 1969

  • Tish

    Company Secretary

    Company secretary and Cliff's other half has been with us 40 years.

  • Lesley

    Accounts and Sales Admin

    Works in accounts and general administration. She spent a number of years working customer facing in the airline industry, which means she is more than capable of keeping us all in line. We have also placed her in charge of keeping the office drinks machine fully stocked!

  • Tosh

    General Manager

    Tosh, our general manager has been with the company since 1976.

  • Ben

    Aftersales Manager

    Our Aftersales expert- Ben makes sure your Kia receives all the care and attention it needs and is always happy to help.

  • Luke

    Sales Director

    Luke joined the team early 2010 offering a friendly, no pressure sales environment.

  • Oli

    Systems & Operations Manager

    Oli joined the company full time in late 2011 after many years helping the family business. After completing his Masters with distinction at Loughborough University now puts his education and experience into practice.

  • Russell

    Senior Sales Executive

    Russell joined our team in April 2018. Having knowledge of our New Site in Loughborough, having been there for 11 years previously. He is looking forward to his previous clients finding him and finding a few new ones too.

  • David

    Kia Master Technician

    David, is our Brilliant Kia Master Technician. He has previously spent 12 years at a BMW franchise dealership bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, combined with his superb Kia training record David is a true specialist

  • Jackson

    Apprentice Technician

  • Jordan

    Service and Parts Apprentice

  • Lee

    Vehicle Technician

  • Nathan

    Vehicle Technician

  • Julia

    Customer Care specialist