International Motors Ltd (IML) is renowned for its services as a distributor for automotive manufacturers in the UK, Irish and Northern European markets. The business has operated for nearly 50 years, building a solid reputation for success with brands like Hyundai, Daihatsu, Subaru, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Motors in the UK and now pure electric vehicle brand GWM ORA.

The business operations include distribution, aftersales, car finance, logistics, spare parts, accessories and PDI.

Currently, IML operates in the following countries:

UK, Ireland, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, China.

International Motors

Since 1976 IM Group have played an active part in the motor industry. Initially with Subaru UK and then with the launch of Hyundai into the UK market in 1981. Since then, the brand has grown exponentially and now works with various manufactures providing distributor services across multiple markets.


IML has a long standing relationship with Great Wall Motor (GWM) and as a result it has been trusted to manage GWM’s first ever pure electric car brand, GWM ORA, in the UK, Sweden and Ireland. GWM ORA was launched in the UK in Q4 2022, with the brands first product, ORA Funky Cat.


IM Group's longstanding relationship with Subaru has now spanned over 40 years, and the brand continues to play an integral role in the success of IML.


IM Group has been involved with Isuzu since 1987, when it began importing its range of passenger vehicles and light commercial models.

Mitsubishi Motors UK, Aftersales - Parts and Service

IM Group acquired the Mitsubishi Motors UK, Aftersales - Parts and Service business in October 2021. The team are based in the Cirencester office.

IML Beijing

IML purchased its first office in central Beijing in 1999 which is now located in the prestigious Tongzhou district of the capital. With 60 employees across China IML’s activities include development with some of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the country, offering technical services for those that wish to export products. We also conduct procurement activities on behalf of our Group and third-party clients and are the official Chinese importer for Autoglym car care and valeting products.

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