People News 4 Oct
Former Leaseplan director returns to epyx as CCO
Former Leaseplan director Tim Meadows has returned to epyx in the newly-created role of chief commercial officer.
Manufacturer 18 Jan
Ford strikes five-year deal with Stripe to scale e-commerce
Ford and Stripe have signed a five-year agreement to scale the manufacturer's e-commerce capabilities and to deliver an ‘always-on’ experience for Ford customers.
Supplier News 11 Jan
GForces reveals bumper online car sales over festive period
According to GForces data, there was a 32% year-on-year (YOY) increase in UK dealer online sales in the two weeks over the Christmas and New Year Period.
People News 3 Nov
Drivvn appoints new head of product and technology
Automotive ecommerce agency Drivvn has appointed Anu Shahi as its new head of product and technology.
People News 20 Jul
Colewood Automotive appoints new finance director
Colewood Automotive has appointed Chris Higgins as its new finance director to help develop new business relationships and support the growth of the company.
Supplier News 13 Jul
Drivvn to help drivers make the switch to EVs
Drivvn has designed a suite of comparator tools that provides a total life view of owning an electric vehicle (EV).
Supplier News 13 Jul
GForces and Autofutura merger forms Automotive Transformation Group
GForces and Autofutura have promised to join the dots of automotive e-commerce as Automotive Transformation Group following the two UK tech businesses' merger back in April.
Opinion 17 May
It's time for car retail to focus on 'holistic' online sales, opinion
The automotive industry is experiencing change at a pace never seen before and across more than one vertical.
Dealer profiles 6 May
Vanarama seeks five-fold growth after adapting to car buyers' desires
Vanarama founder and chief executive Andy Alderson tells AM the sponsor of football's National League expects fourfold growth in vehicle leasing with home delivery
Digital Marketing 29 Mar
Fundraising bid reckons Cinch has market leading potential
Cinch, the online used car retail business, has been tipped for market leading potential amidst reports its owner Constellation Automotive Group is trying to raise £500 million of institutional funding.
Car Dealer News 3 Mar
Wilsons launches new car sales website offering ‘seamless end-to-end ecommerce’
Wilsons car retail group marketing manager Lauren Michael admitted that the COVID-19 crisis had "pushed its hand" towards ecommerce as the business launched a new sales website.
People News 15 Feb
Ecommerce consultancy drivvn appoints Jacqui Barker as head of commercial
Ecommerce agency drivvn has appointed former Summit, Auto Trader and iVendi executive Jacqui Barker as its new head of sales.
Acquisitions and deals 17 Dec
Online motor retailer Cazoo to buy car subscription firm Drover
Cazoo is set to acquire Drover, the UK's best-known car subscription platform, in a step set to boost Cazoo's growth in the UK and into Europe.
Digital Marketing 17 Mar
Peter Vardy offers coronavirus-hit car retailers FREE online sales platform
Peter Vardy is offering free installation and use of his end-to-end online car retail platform SilverBullet in a bid to make the sector’s businesses more resilient to the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Supplier News 21 Oct
US ecommerce firm Roadster launches in UK at Automotive Management Live
US ecommerce platform Roadster launches in the UK at this year’s Automotive Management Live where its suite of digital tools will be on display in the expo’s Future Dealership Zone.
Latest News 2 Oct
Cazoo hires Piers Stobbs as chief data officer
Cazoo hires a new chief data officer as it prepares to launch its online car sales business to consumers
Used Cars 5 Sep
Used cars online in 2022: No more silos, argues industry veteran Andy Carroll
Blurred lines between dealers, leasing and rental firms, and used car reviewers and classified sites, means retailing used cars online will change rapidly, says Andy Carroll
Market Insight 10 Jun
GForces finds 52% of car purchases happen out-of-hours
GForces claims that it has identified a number of emerging trends in online automotive retailing, including a preference to buy online and out of business hours.
Car Dealer News 29 May
Croyland Car Megastore begins e-commerce to let people buy used cars online
GForces has announced that Croyland Car Megastore has become the ‘first independent in the UK’ to implement its ecommerce NetDirector solution.
Car Dealer News 21 May
Infiniti launches online sales facility with GForces
Infiniti Retail Group (IRG) has launched a new ‘Buy Online’ sales facility using GForces’ ecommerce platform, Auto-e.