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How regularly do you strategically review your franchises held and consider adding or disposing of sites in your portfolio? Please leave a comment

  • Annually = 36.0%
  • Every 1 to 2 years = 4.0%
  • Every 2 to 3 years = 8.0%
  • Every 3 to 4 years = 4.0%
  • Every 4 to 5 years = 4.0%
  • Only when it becomes financially necessary = 44.0%

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How do you expect the capital investment demands of your franchise to change between now and 2020? Please leave a comment.

  • It will decrease. = 18.2%
  • It will increase. = 73.0%
  • It will stay the same. = 8.8%

What percentage of your new car business each month is pre-registrations? Please leave a comment.

  • Up to 5% = 36.7%
  • 6 to 10% = 17.5%
  • 11 to 20% = 15.8%
  • 21 to 30% = 13.6%
  • 31 to 40% = 5.1%
  • More than 40% = 11.3%

How might the FCA's "exploratory enquiry" into motor finance impact on franchised dealers? Please leave a comment.

  • Positively = 16.0%
  • Negatively = 67.2%
  • No impact = 16.8%

After PSA's takeover of Vauxhall/Opel, do you think the motor industry needs more manufacturer consolidation? Please leave a comment.

  • No = 54.2%
  • Yes = 45.8%

What proportion of your workforce is female? Please leave a comment.

  • 0% = 10.4%
  • 1-10% = 16.9%
  • 11-20% = 23.0%
  • 21-30% = 14.7%
  • 31-40% = 12.9%
  • 41-50% = 8.3%
  • 51-75% = 8.9%
  • 76% and above = 4.9%

Do you believe consumers will want to take more control or care over their personal data in future ? Please leave a comment.

  • No = 25.0%
  • Yes = 75.0%

Could/should new cars ever be sold at a nationally fixed price, removing customer negotiations? Please leave a comment.

  • Yes = 60.7%
  • No = 36.0%
  • Unsure = 3.3%

Are your sales staff and customers aware of the major VED cost changes coming in April? Please leave a comment.

  • Not at all = 31.3%
  • Staff are aware, customers aren't = 54.9%
  • Staff aren't aware, customers are = 0.7%
  • They all know about it = 13.2%

What proportion of your customers take a test drive before buying? Please leave a comment.

  • 1-20% = 5.3%
  • 21-40% = 9.1%
  • 41-60% = 15.5%
  • 61-80% = 24.5%
  • 81-90% = 26.7%
  • 91-100% = 18.9%

Do you expect your manufacturer to increase or decrease your new car targets in 2017? Please leave a comment

  • No change = 9.7%
  • Increase = 66.0%
  • Decrease = 24.3%