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.
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.
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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.
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).
Kia Motors UK president and chief executive Paul Philpott said that he was “punching the air” after reading his dealers’ appraisal of his franchise in this week’s NFDA Winter Dealer Attitude Survey.
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.
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.
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 March profit for a franchised dealership reached a record in 2016 of £98,900, a 6.5% increase on the prior year.
The new car market looks set to hit a record level in 2015 but dealer profitability certainly doesn’t, warns ASE Global chairman Mike Jones.
The average UK motor retailer made an average of £73,200 during the plate change month of September, according to the latest ASE figures.
Arnold Clark reports a 12.3% increase in turnover to £3.27 billion and a 26% increase in pre-tax profits to £107 million for 2014.
For the first time in 2015 UK car dealers have show a year-on-year improvement in financial performance.
Favourable market conditions, dealership acquisition and disposal requests have led dealer profitability specialists ASE to expand its Dealermatch team.
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