Supplier News 10 Jun
5 minutes with... Keyloop chief executive Tom Kilroy
In the latest in Automotive Management's (AM) 'Minutes With...' series of automotive retail supplier features, news and features editor Tom Sharpe caught-up with Keyloop chief executive Tom Kilroy.
Supplier News 2 Mar
Keyloop rebrand for CDK Global followed by Rapid RTC and enquiryMax acquisitions
CDK Global has been rebranded as Keyloop and completed the acquisition of both Rapid RTC and enquiryMAX following its takeover by Francisco Partners (FP).
People News 12 Sep
Dealerweb appoints Steve Thomas as sales director
Dealerweb has appointed EnquiryMax’s former national account manager as its new sales director as it “invests massively” to take the next step in its growth.
Supplier News 8 Feb
Cap HPI and EnquiryMax partnership to manage part-exchange risk
EnquiryMAX and Cap HPI have announced a new data partnership that will help dealers manage pricing risk in the part exchange process.
Supplier News 23 Jan
CDK Global boosts DMS integration with new Partner Programme
CDK Global has taken steps to boost integration with car dealers various DMS operating platforms with the roll-out of a new Partner Programme which will see it work with five UK tech companies.
Used Cars 10 Oct
Used car demand increased but values fell in September, says EnquiryMAX
Car dealers reported an 11% increase in used car sales during September as the average value of each sale declined by 8%, according to EnquiryMAX.
Supplier News 10 Sep
New and used car sales surged in August, reveals enquiryMAX
New and used car markets delivered a sales surge in August as the introduction of WLTP and RDE fuel consumptions an emissions delivered “great value vehicles and finance offers,” enquiryMAX has revealed.
Used Cars 2 Aug
Service department leads help to boost used car sales by 6% in July
Used car sales have been boosted by 6% in July from leads fed through from dealers’ service departments, according to data lead management company enquiryMAX.
Supplier News 30 Jul
Dealers encouraged to stay in the ‘red zone’ when closing sales
The number of car buyers purchasing a vehicle on their first visit to a dealership has leapt to 40% of all sales, according to figures from lead management company enquiryMAX.
Digital Marketing 4 Jun
Digital best practice masterclasses for car dealers revealed for Automotive Management Live 2018
Car dealers interested in how digital technology will change motor retail will be in their element at Automotive Management Live 2018. It has masterclasses focused on websites, video, social media marketing, lead management, live chat, online vehicle sales and customer reviews.
Finance 16 May
PCPs dominate car finance sector with 21% increase in April
PCP car finance offers continued to dominate the sector in April with a 21% increase in volumes over the same period in 2017, enquiryMAX has revealed.
Latest News 12 Apr
Is the AM DigiTech conference for me? Online testimonials from last year’s event
With less than a week to go until the 2018 DigiTech conference on April 17, AM reflects on social media testimonies from last year’s jam packed conference.
Opinion 4 Apr
Falling new car sales means everyone in the dealership needs to 'always be closing' - guest opinion
In a tightening market, it’s time to look at every part of a dealership to understand how every element can support sales.
Market Insight 9 Mar
Used car sales grew 5.2% in February, says enquiryMAX
Used car sales grew 5.2% in February, says enquiryMAX Car dealers increased their used car sales by 5.4% during February as new sales faltered, enquiryMAX has found. Analysis of data from over 700 dealers showed new sales dropped by 14.5% during the month, despite a 30% jump in the number of sales leads delivered via manufacturers and a nominal 1% increase in enquiries via the web. The number of leads generated from the service department dropped by 1%, meanwhile. David Boyce, managing director of enquiryMAX, said: “Our latest analysis shows that 2018 is set to be the year of the used car. “Dealers with strong used car operations are maintaining sales momentum in a traditionally profitable area of business. “Cross-selling from the service department to sales is a low cost and efficient route to generating business, and this should be a focus for every dealer.” PCP penetration continued to grow with an increase from 65.8% in February 2017 to 69.5% in February 2018, according to enquiryMAX’s data. The number of sales completed on the first day showed a marginal decline of 1% and the average price of a part exchange increased from £7,727 to £8,659.
People News 23 Feb
EnquiryMAX names Adrian Wilmore as new head of sales
Adrian Wilmore has been appointed as head of sales at enquiryMAX.
Car Dealer News 13 Feb
Market gets ‘tougher’ in January as new car sales drop by 9%
A 9% drop in new car sales compared to the previous year confirmed that the "market is getting tougher" but used car opportunity remained strong in January, according to enquiryMAX.
Used Cars 18 Jan
Car dealers’ used vehicle sales rose by 8.5% in December
Car retailers' online sales leads rose by 34% during December as the sector experienced an 8.5% rise in used cars during the final month of 2017, according to enquiryMAX.
Finance 5 Dec
Dealerships see 14% rise in motorists buying on first visit
Dealerships have seen a 14% rise in the number of people buying on their first visit to a dealership compared to last year, EnquiryMAX reveals.
People News 14 Nov
EnquiryMAX strengthens management team
Lead management platform enquiryMAX has strengthened its management team after adding 100 car retailers to its roster in recent months.
Opinion 6 Nov
Guest opinion: Time to work every sales lead
Dealers both large and small are seeing pressure on margins and the market is undoubtedly getting tougher after some spectacular years of growth.