Mass redundancies, factory closures and begging bowls before government ministers steal the headlines almost everyday now as the nation is fed a diet of doom and gloom amongst the automotive industry's biggest players.
But how is the credit crisis affecting the sector as a whole from carmaker to retailer, from bodyshop to finance company, large and small?
AM wants your help in providing a clearer picture of the changes you are making in your business to ensure it survives the economic pressures and puts it in a position of strength for when the good times return.
Please take a couple of minutes to complete the survey. It looks at new and used car sales, cost control and supplier selection.
To thank you for your time, AM will pay £1 to automotive industry charity Ben for every completed survey, up to a maximum of £200.
Click here to enter our survey.
The responses will be anonymous. We will report on the survey findings in AM.