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The average UK motor dealership made a profit of £3,800 in July, down from a profit of £6,400 made in July 2013.

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Simple desire for a change drives car buying decisions - research

17/09/2014 in News

Despite recent rising inflation and slower wage growth, 45% of motorists would buy a car simply because they wanted to be to 'drive something new or different", according to research.

ASA upholds complaints against radio ad and tweet

17/09/2014 in News

A dealer's radio ad and a manufacturer's tweet have been criticised by advertising watchdogs.


Dealer profiles

Knights Group: Why we extended our working hours to 2am

Knights Group aftersales director Ian Dow explains why he has extended working hours, up to 2am for some departments, and why the motor trade needs to follow the lead of other retail sectors on customer convenience.

Mercedes Benz of Edinburgh was the pits

The workshop of Mercedes-Benz of Edinburgh became a temporary pit lane for the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team this week.

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Simple desire for a change drives car buying decisions - research

Despite recent rising inflation and slower wage growth, 45% of motorists would buy a car simply because they wanted to be to 'drive something new or different", according to research.

Are you compliant? AM launches new F&I event to help dealers meet FCA requirements

With the Financial Conduct Authority’s interim period coming to an end, AM has launched its very first Finance and Insurance Compliance Conference to provide dealers with the detail they need to continue to meet the FCA guidelines in every aspect of their business.

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AM Used Car Market Conference
21 October 2014
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