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AM – Automotive Management Magazine – Themes & Features 2019

Magazine issue Publication date Contribution deadline Theme Theme content guide* Additional feature Supplements
February January 18, 2019 November 30, 2018 Building entrepreneurs (The People issue) Building entrepreneurs - hiring middle and senior management and keeping them, training and developing them    
March February 15, 2019 December 28, 2018 AM Awards 2019 Full citations for all the 2019 AM Awards winners Enquiry management  
April March 22, 2019 February 1, 2019 ID50 The UK's biggest independent car retailers outlined and analysed Paint protection  
May April 19, 2019 March 1, 2019 Battling Brexit The Brexit result and its impact on retailers' cashflow, workforce, business insurance, legalities, with input from experts from consultancies, law firms and accountancies etc. Digital marketing  
June May 24, 2019 April 5, 2019 TBA TBA Used cars  
July June 21, 2019 May 3, 2019 The future of motor retailing Consumers' financing of cars, the likelihood of autonomy and mobility services becoming commonplace, government policy that will drive the agenda   AM100
August July 19, 2019 May 31, 2019 Dealing in digital Attracting customers through digital channels, gathering consumer data, managing leads    
September August 23, 2019 July 5, 2019 TBA TBA Customer relationship management in aftersales  
October September 20, 2019 August 2, 2019 Refranchising For independent dealers seeking a franchise, or established dealers wanting to change, we look at how to win a brand's favour, how to study your local market opportunities, to present to vehicle manufacturers and identify the risks and opportunities    
November October 18, 2019 August 30, 2019 Automotive Management Live preview Looking ahead to Automotive Management Live 2019 People and training Choose Your Supplier
December November 22, 2019 October 4, 2019 AM Best UK Dealerships To Work For Recipients of the ABUDTWF programme


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January 2020 December 13, 2019 October 25, 2019 Who to watch in 2020 AM's view on the strong brands/people/cars to watch in the months ahead, across retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, government and trade bodies   Franchised Dealer Report


*Content is a guide only, and may be subject to change


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