Women looking to forge a career in the automotive sector face many of the same challenges they faced 30 years ago, delegates at Automechanika Birmingham were told.
Female empowerment, digital test drive experiences and a move towards marketing a wider range of mobility solutions will all be part of the retailers remit by the middle of the next decade.
A new report into the UK aftermarket shows franchised dealers charge on average 65% more for parts than the independent sector, with the labour rate also much higher.
The UK’s first Automechanika exhibition, showcasing suppliers such as TRW and Unipart, is set to become the organisers’ largest debut show outside of Frankfurt.
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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