Ford MD Andy Barratt says a broad range and constant innovation help its dealers a lot, but customer loyalty is key
Orders for the new Ford Focus RS are at 1,500 in the UK without a single test drive being taken.
The chairman of Ford of Europe has written to its franchised dealers to reassure them the Blue Oval has not been caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating.
Ford's leadership of the UK market leadership looks secure for some time yet, with 326,643 registrations in 2014 and up more than 2% so far in 2015.
A European specification Ford Edge is to be revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week.
New car buyers are increasingly demanding features that make driving less stressful, such as collision avoidance and parking assistance technology.
Orders for the new Ford Mustang are approaching 2,000 units since orders opened in January, as right-hand drive models begin rolling off the production line
Bristol Street Motors has opened its newly refurbished Ford dealership in Durham, following a £2.4 million investment.
Vertu Motors, Renault Retail Group and Pentagon Motor Holdings represented the franchised retail sector among the winners at the eighth annual Auto Trader Click Awards.
Car owners are going to be able to rent their vehicles to other drivers in a pilot scheme launched in London.
Annual used car sales surged to a six-year high in 2014 to a total of 6.89 million vehicles.
Ford of Britain has appointed Andy Barratt as its new chairman and managing director, from July 1.
New top-specification models badged Vignale are Ford's latest tool for slowing customer desertion to the German brands.
Ford has introduced a new service app for its drivers providing local information and emergency advice, plus the ability to locate a dealer and book a service.
Peugeot dealers are going to offer consumers test drives in the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus, alongside the 308, from May 11 until May 25.
Ford is targeting young drivers with an added value tie-up with insurance provider Marmalade.
Ford's UK dealers look set to be added to the network of service and repair providers provided on comparison site WhoCanFixMyCar.com.
Check out our gallery of the models featured at this year's Shanghai Motor Show.
The automotive retail sector is sufficiently dynamic and innovative to adapt to a predicted weakening in market conditions that have led to PCP growth in the market.
The development of connected and autonomous vehicles will help generate 320,000 jobs in the UK says research by KPMG, commissioned by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
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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