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Do you believe Tesla, Dyson and other EV start-ups will become real competitors in the new car market of the next 15-20 years? Please leave a comment.

  • Yes = 50.2%
  • No = 49.8%

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Previous questions

In five years' time what share of new car retail registrations will be accounted for by manufacturers' online direct sales channels? Please leave a comment.

  • 0-1% = 3.0%
  • 1-3% = 6.4%
  • 4-6% = 9.0%
  • 7-9% = 8.6%
  • 10-15% = 20.3%
  • 16-20% = 10.2%
  • 21-25% = 11.3%
  • 26-30% = 7.9%
  • 31-50% = 10.2%
  • 51% or more = 13.2%

Do you expect most consumers to be leasing (contract hire) their car in 10 years time? Please leave a comment

  • Yes = 77.3%
  • No = 22.7%

Will there be more or fewer car brands in the UK new car market in 10 years' time? Please leave a comment.

  • More = 18.3%
  • The same = 10.8%
  • Fewer = 70.9%

What is the most important factor you consider when selecting a used car sales portal? Please leave a comment

  • Quality of leads = 45.5%
  • Analytics platform / reports = 3.6%
  • Overall exposure of your car / stock = 36.4%
  • Number of leads = 9.1%
  • Service / account management = 1.8%
  • Peer recommendation = 3.6%

How much do you expect to invest in your digital team in 2018? Please leave a comment

  • More = 54.5%
  • The same = 18.2%
  • Less = 27.3%

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

  • Positively = 22.0%
  • Negatively = 56.7%
  • No impact = 21.3%

Will publishing the gender pay gap have a positive or negative effect on your business? Please leave a comment.

  • Positive = 53.4%
  • Negative = 46.6%

Do you expect the size of your brand's dealer network to grow, shrink or remain the same in 2018? Please leave a comment.

  • Grow = 17.1%
  • Shrink = 58.3%
  • Remain the same = 24.6%

What would you most like to change about your current handover process? Please leave a comment.

  • • Incomplete security checks = 6.7%
  • • Inconsistent customer experiences = 48.9%
  • • Inaccurate or missing paperwork = 26.7%
  • • Damage disputes = 17.8%

Where will most focus in 2018 be: on renewing your existing customers or on conquesting new buyers? Please leave a comment.

  • Renewing existing customers = 65.0%
  • Conquesting new buyers = 35.0%