A Volkswagen TV commercial has been banned by the Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) for contravening gender stereotype rules.
Steve Young, managing director, ICDP, suggests that it may be time for the automotive world to consider different pricing models.
The Scottish Motor Trade Association has teamed up with Trading Standards to deliver a new set of guidelines to used car dealers operating in Scotland.
Peugeot Citroen Retail UK has been fined £5,000 after Robins and Day’s Gateshead Peugeot failed to declare a used car was previously a Europcar rental vehicle.
Car dealers could face widespread refund demands of up to 100% of a used vehicle’s purchase price after publicity surrounding the “misleading” description of former fleet and lease car as having had “one careful owner”.
Peugeot has been accused of promoting dangerous driving in an advert for the 208 in which the driver reads a text message.
Glyn Hopkin Group has been told to ensure that its used car adverts do not omit information about previous use as part of a fleet as part of a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority.
John Mulholland Skoda has been banned from running an advert claiming to offer a £9,500 saving on a 2016 Superb after a complainant deemed its comparison of new and used prices “misleading”.
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has cleared the Citroen C3 TV advert after claims it encouraged irresponsible driving.
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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