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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 Kia Main dealers since 2003 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, Tish has been with us over 40 years.

  • Lesley

    Accounts Manager

    Having come back to our team after a few years away. You'll find Lesley working away in the office upstairs. Anything accounts related or if you're after some camping advice, Lesley is the person to see!

  • Tosh

    General Manager

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

  • Neil

    Service Manager

    With over 25 years experience as Service Manager, Neil brings a wealth of experience to the very same building he worked in some years ago before we moved in! A keen cyclist, on a sunny day you might even catch him in his lycra cycling in to work!

  • Luke

    Sales Director

    Luke joined the team early 2010 offering a friendly, no pressure sales environment. Having completed a Batchelors degree in Automotive Dealership Management and a Masters degree in Law, Luke has the experience and knowledge to assist with all things Sales.

  • Russell

    Senior Sales Executive

    Russell joined our team in April 2018. Having knowledge of our New Site in Loughborough, having been there for 13 years previously. He is looking forward to his previous clients finding him and finding a few new ones too. Ever a fan of a good joke, if you make Russ laugh he'll do what he can to return the favour!

  • James

    Kia Master Technician

    James has joined us from an Audi background, a very knowledgeable Kia Master technician and avid Leicester City fan.

  • Jamie

    Kia Master Technician

    Having joined us in August 2019, Jamie is one of our Kia Master Technicians. Alongside his wealth of experience and serious Kia knowledge, Jamie is a challenger for the title of Loughborough Kia's most confident singer.

  • Oli

    Operations Director

    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.

  • Jade

    Service Advisor

    Jade is an experienced Service Advisor, she will talk you through your health check and make sure everything is done just right! A keen equestrian and also a professional pet keeper, if she had any more she could start charging an entry fee for the zoo.

  • Ellie

    Parts Advisor

    Having completed her Kia Parts apprenticeship Ellie knows Kia parts like the back of her hand. She's a keen photographer and loves to use her skills to document our team outings, motor racing and sporting events all over the country.

  • Barney

    Apprentice Technician

    Barney is so close to completing his apprenticeship he can taste it! Forever smiling and keen to take on anything thrown his way, Barney has become a valued addition to the workshop here at Loughborough Kia.

  • Danny

    Kia Technician

    The newest technician in the Loughborough Kia workshop. But don't let this fool you. Danny knows his stuff! With a cup of tea nearby, there's not a lot Danny can't accomplish.

  • Russ M

    Kia Technician

    Russ is another member of our team that has been in this building longer than Loughborough Kia have! Russ is a fantastic technician, a welcome addition to the family.

  • Mick

    Technician

    Mick just gets it done! Nothing is too much trouble and always on hand to help a customer in need.

  • Daniel

    Sales Executive

    Daniel is the newest member of the Loughborough Kia family. A welcome addition to the sales team. Daniel is already swotting up on Kia's fantastic products ready for any questions you may have.

  • Trevor

    Part-time Driver

  • Dave

    Part-time Driver

  • Julia

    Part-time Driver