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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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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.

New chief executive for Carcraft months after MBO

17/09/2014 in News

Carcraft Group has announced Colin Houlihan as its new group chief executive.


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.

Market insight

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.

Most young car buyers 'do not use the internet to research cars'

Drivers aged between 18 to 24 are the least likely to use the internet as the first source of information before buying a car.

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