In a conversation with Sir Peter Vardy a Christian entrepreneur. How can you be a successful car dealer and Christian? According to Sir Peter Vardy very easy. In 1976, Sir Peter Vardy took control of the family’s Ford car dealership after the death of his father, who had founded the business. Sir Peter expanded the business from one dealership in the northeast of England with six staff to a group of over one hundred dealerships with over 6,000 staff. His car dealership became the most successful Aston Martin dealer in the world.