Recessions, whether real or threatened, can cause companies to adopt damaging behaviour. Peter Smyth's priority at Swansway this year is stability.
Vospers chairman Peter Vosper and his MD, Nick Vosper, believe scale, property and efficiency will push up margins, but carmakers must help.
Jason Cranswick, commercial director at Jardine Motors Group, says collaboration is the key to success, with emphasis on both customer and staff satisfaction.
Brayleys Cars MD Paul Brayley explains why he has changed his group’s financial reporting year, its recruitment processes and its management systems.
Despite planning to make some big changes to the business, new Sandicliffe MD Richard Hobbs managed a smooth transition from outgoing boss Reg Tutt.
Shaun Foweather believes his group’s training academy will help it to £1bn turnover by 2020, as well as provide a future managing director.
Motorvogue managing director Jon Pochin believes motor retail's entrepreneurial side is about to enjoy a resurgence.
MD Henry Whale woos wealthy customers with exclusive events, but says aftersales – whether McLaren or Mini – is the bedrock of his ‘family business’
Steve Hood on why TrustFord will focus on used cars, fleet and online sales.
Since it weathered the banking crisis of 2008, CEM Day's success has been closely tied to its finance, contract hire and leasing divisions.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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