Car dealers will have to “supply new and used cars to service providers” as consumers move away from ownership towards leasing and mobility solutions in the next decade, Auto Trader has claimed.
The average price of a used car offered for sale on Auto Trader declined by 1% during August as interest in electric and hybrid cars grew, the online retail platform has revealed.
The Lead Agency has appointed Auto Trader’s former agency sales director Chris Gawor as its new head of agency partnerships.
Car manufacturers rush to sell new cars which are not compliant with the new WLTP and RDE fuel economy and emissions legislation has created a “false economy” in which sales rose 23.1% in August.
Seat’s recent decision to limit options for dealers to upsell optional extras on its range is an interesting one; mainly as it is seemingly flying in the face of current personalisation trends when it comes to the in-car experience.
Premium car brands saw slower price growth in the used car sector during July as the effects of an “aggressive” battle for market share began to take hold, Auto Trader has suggested.
Motorists will wait an average of nine years to invest in their first electric vehicle as uncertainties about charging infrastructure and affordability emerge as key hurdles, Auto Trader has found.
The 2016 Renault Zoe (electric automatic) was on average the UK’s fastest selling used vehicle in July.
Cox Automotive and Auto Trader have launched a joint venture to drive growth of the Dealer Auction automotive wholesale marketplace – promising car retailers a greater choice of vehicle stock.
CarGurus claims to be "the fastest growing major automotive shopping site" after its Q2 revenues grew by 45% year-on-year and its unique monthly user base swelled by 54%.
Fresh Motors founder Jacob Freshwater has said that creating the right environment for used car sales was central to his Rising Star award win at the recent Auto Trader Retail Awards.
Luscombe Motors Car Shop won Retailer of the Year accolades as Auto Trader rewarded the efforts of the UK’s best car dealers at its 11th annual Retailer Awards.
Petrol is closing in on diesel as the most popular fuel type among UK car buyers, according to Auto Trader’s online search data.
Car buyers are avoiding electric vehicles (EVs) due to the higher "upfront expense", according to new research from Auto Trader.
Auto Trader has launched its “biggest” promotion to date, with a new car giveaway every time England scores a goal in Russia.
Used car prices on Auto Trader declined by 0.7% in May as the number of online searches for diesel-fuelled cars dipped below 50% for the first time.
Auto Trader has announced pre-tax profits of £211 million from £330m revenues during the year to March 31.
Auto Trader's announcement that it will bypass traditional remarketing of fleet vehicles via physical auctions in a move to sell directly to dealers has been welcomed by Cooper Solutions.
Auto Trader has named the Skoda Octavia as the Best New Car of 2018, at the Auto Trader New Car Awards.
Diesel was the fastest-selling fuel type during April as the Mitsubishi Outlander topped Auto Trader’s monthly list of successful sellers during April.
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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