A seismic shake-up of the Ford of Britain franchised car retail network could have far-reaching consequences for the industry as a whole, report Tom Sharpe and Craig Thomas.
Citroen UK MD Karl Howkins fears Brexit and recession will shrink the UK market by up to 25%, but believes a more agile network will weather the storm
Its sales defy the UK downturn, dealer morale is up and new EV models are on the way, but Volvo is not resting on its laurels, says MD Kristian Elvefors
From EVs to aftersales lockers, AM takes a look at some of the new products that dealers will be selling or using during 2020
It admits to mistakes and may still terminate a quarter of its network, but Subaru says hybrids and a broader customer pool will take it to 10,000 registrations a year
Hyundai has seen a slight downturn in sales, but still delivered its best-ever market share. The drop was strategic, says MD Ashley Andrew
Mazda UK managing director Jeremy Thomson says good products, high profits and an easy way of doing business are key
The millions invested by JLR dealers in new showrooms and more efficient models now needs to be recovered through better profitability, says MD Rawdon Glover
Peugeot UK MD David Peel believes his brand can grow share in 2019’s falling new car market, but he says it won’t be at the expense of dealer profits
After a torrid 2018, FCA Group MD Arnaud Leclerc is counting on premium products and customer experience to turn things around for his four-brand NSC
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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