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Jeep and Alfa Romeo to be premium franchise after Chrysler exits UK

The exit of the Chrysler brand from the UK will be managed steadily, now that holders of the franchise have received two years notice of contract termination.

Strong financials prompts £500,000 site refurbishment at Mill Garages

Volvo car dealer Mill Garages has reported its seventh year of profitable growth, giving it the confidence to invest in a £500,000 showroom refurbishment.

Advice for car dealers on how to improve service loyalty

Drivers looking for a car service or repair show little loyalty to the repairer they used before, research conducted by reveals.

Car dealers struggle with carmakers' ‘artificial’ sales targets

Franchised dealers anticipate a slowdown in the new car market this year, but say manufacturers behave as if it will grow forever.

AM's Commentators And Opinion Makers

Jim Saker

Director for automotive management at Loughborough University’s Business School and an AM Awards’ judge

Philip Nothard

Joined CAP in 2010 as its retail and consumer price editor, analysing pricing data and interpreting strategic market trends

Andrew McMillan

Principal at Engaging Service and former John Lewis head of customer

Rupert Pontin, Glass's head of valuations (2015)

Rupert Pontin

Glass's head of valuations, with 29 years' experience in the motor trade

Analysis And Features

Why car dealers need a new breed of marketing hero

Digital technology has changed forever how car dealers communicate with buyers and marketers need a new breed of tech-savvy superhero to help integrate their efforts.

How much of a carmaker’s marketing really matters?

The ‘digital explosion’ has changed marketing forever, but television still offers the best bang for car dealers, say marketers

Car repair prices: exploding the regional pricing myths

When it comes to car maintenance, there’s a common assumption: Londoners pay more than anyone else. It stands to reason: higher rents, higher wages.

‘Make the basics brilliant, then add magic touches’, car dealers advised

Sales is as much about the person as the product, former Virgin Airlines’ crew boss Linda Moir told the AM Executive Breakfast Club


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