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

  • Positively = 15.6%
  • Negatively = 65.1%
  • No impact = 19.3%

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

  • None = 20.9%
  • Up to 5% = 10.2%
  • 6 to 10% = 16.2%
  • 11 to 20% = 19.1%
  • 21 to 30% = 11.1%
  • 31 to 40% = 6.0%
  • More than 40% = 16.6%

Do manufacturer relationships and franchise contracts support dealers with their long term strategic planning? Please leave a comment.

  • Yes = 23.0%
  • Not sure = 10.7%
  • No = 66.3%

The Living Wage will ultimately benefit businesses by giving more people higher spending power. Agree or disagree?

  • Disagree = 46.5%
  • Agree = 53.5%

How many add-on products do your staff present to a car buyer? Please leave a comment

  • One = 6.8%
  • Two = 16.7%
  • Three = 29.5%
  • Four = 18.8%
  • Five or more = 20.9%
  • None = 7.3%

Where will your focus in 2016 be: on renewing your existing customers or on conquesting new car buyers? Please leave a comment

  • Renewing existing customers = 64.5%
  • Conquesting new car buyers = 35.5%

Do you expect your used car margin to increase or decrease in 2016?

  • Increase = 30.1%
  • Decrease = 69.9%

Will the ongoing emissions concerns have a negative impact on car brands in the UK in 2016?

  • No = 22.6%
  • It's unlikely = 20.8%
  • It's likely = 19.0%
  • Yes = 29.2%
  • Who can tell? = 8.4%

Will you invest more, the same, or less, in training and developing your company's managers in 2016? Please leave a comment

  • The same = 18.2%
  • Less = 29.9%
  • More = 51.9%

Would providing transparency of transaction prices for the consumer be an advantage or disadvantage for new car retailing? Please leave a comment.

  • An advantage = 63.4%
  • A disadvantage = 24.8%
  • Unsure = 11.8%

Is the new Consumer Rights Act likely to improve your complaints procedure? Please also leave a comment.

  • Yes = 41.9%
  • No = 41.9%
  • Not sure = 16.3%