Learn the lessons of the UK’s most profitable dealer groups with ASE's profit clinic at the Automotive Management Live exhibition.
The average UK car dealer produced a marginal profit of £600 per site in April, a significant drop from the prior year’s profit of £8,000.
UK dealers' Q1 profits were up 20% year-on-year, but new car volumes are off to a slow start in the first half of Q2, they warn AM.
The average UK car dealer enjoyed record profits in March on the back of record breaking new car registrations, making more than £114,000.
The average UK car retailer made a loss of £13,700 in February, a very slight increase on the loss made in February 2016, £13,400 (Feb 2015: £13,500 loss).
Dealers are being urged to ensure staff involved in the sale of adapted vehicles for disabled customers are aware of new VAT guidelines.
The average UK car retailer made a profit of £2,600 in the month of January, beating the result from January 2016 when the figure was just £182 in the black.
Three-year slump in profitability of franchised dealerships blamed on Increased competition and pressure on margins.
The average UK motor retailer made a loss of just under £13,000 for the month of November, a deterioration of £2,000 from the result in the prior year.
Dealer profitability experts ASE has appointed Graham Gaddes as chief operating officer.
The average UK motor retailer made a profit of £187 in the month of October.
The average UK motor retailer made a profit of £68,000 in September, seven per cent down on the £73,000 made in the same month last year.
The average retailer lost just under £15,000 in the month of August.
Dealer performance specialists ASE has set itself the target to raise £40,000 for charity through a series of events in the company’s 40th year.
The average UK franchised dealer made a loss of £6,500 in July 2016, a drop of £10,000 on the performance from the prior year, when July was a profitable month.
The average UK motor retailer produced a profit of just over £42,000 in June, exactly matching the result for the same month in 2015.
The average UK motor dealership registered a tough May giving up all of the gains over 2015 registered in April, plus a bit more.
The average UK motor dealership produced a profit of just over £9,000 in April, representing an improvement of £6,000 over the prior year.
ASE has launched a used vehicle management tool called MiProfiler+.
The average March profit for a franchised dealership reached a record in 2016 of £98,900, a 6.5% increase on the prior year.
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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