Market Insight 3 Oct
Dealer profits slip further after worst August profitability in five years
Franchised dealers have continued to take a hit to their profits. Data from ASE Global shows in August the average dealership lost almost £17,000.
Car Dealer News 15 Sep
ASE charity ball bids to raise £40,000 for Macmillan
ASE is preparing to host a ‘Night in New York’ charity ball as part of its campaign to raise £40,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Car Dealer News 7 Sep
Dealerships lose £6,844 on average in July - ASE
The average UK motor dealer suffered a loss of just under £7,000 for the month of July, marginally worse than their performance in the same month in 2016.
Market Insight 7 Aug
Average car dealer makes £46,000 profit in June - ASE
The average UK motor dealer made a profit of £46,000 in June. This is an increase of £3,700 over the profit made in June 2016 despite the drop in registration figures compared to the prior year.
Market Insight 10 Jul
Dealers ‘unlikely’ to match 2016 profitability after £17,000 May losses
A loss of £17,000 was experienced by the average UK motor retailer in May – a result £7,000 down year-on-year.
Market Insight 7 Jul
Market slowdown leaves dealers an average £17,000 in the red in May - ASE
The average UK motor dealer made a loss of just under £17,000 in May, a deterioration of £7,000 from the same month in 2016.
Dealer Management 20 Jun
How to make your dealership more profitable
Learn the lessons of the UK’s most profitable dealer groups with ASE's profit clinic at the Automotive Management Live exhibition.
Car Dealer News 8 Jun
Relaxed manufacturer expectations and less pre-registrations leads to large drop in dealers' April profits - ASE
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.
Market Insight 30 May
'Slow start' to Q2 after 20% rise in car dealers' first-quarter profits
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.
Car Dealer News 5 May
Dealers enjoy record March profits - ASE
The average UK car dealer enjoyed record profits in March on the back of record breaking new car registrations, making more than £114,000.
Market Insight 11 Apr
February losses grow, but healthy bonuses likely in March - ASE
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).
Market Insight 31 Mar
Dealers urged to be aware of new VAT guidelines on adapted vehicles for disabled customers
Dealers are being urged to ensure staff involved in the sale of adapted vehicles for disabled customers are aware of new VAT guidelines.
Market Insight 8 Mar
Dealer profits at £2,600 in January, Q1 'could be record for registrations' - ASE
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.
Market Insight 2 Mar
Car dealers’ average profits down more than a quarter in three years
Three-year slump in profitability of franchised dealerships blamed on Increased competition and pressure on margins.
Car Dealer News 10 Jan
Dealer losses average £13,000 in November 2016
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.
Car Dealer News 20 Dec
Graham Gaddes appointed COO of ASE
Dealer profitability experts ASE has appointed Graham Gaddes as chief operating officer.
Market Insight 6 Dec
Dealer profitability: 'a 'poor' £187 in October reports ASE
The average UK motor retailer made a profit of £187 in the month of October.
Car Dealer News 3 Nov
Dealers suffer fall in September and third-quarter profits
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.
Car Dealer News 10 Oct
Dealers suffer biggest loss in last 12 months in August - but outperform 2015
The average retailer lost just under £15,000 in the month of August.
Supplier News 13 Sep
ASE honours former colleague as it targets £40k for Macmillan
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.