Trade prices for used cars have reached such a high level that dealers relying on finance and insurance (F&I) for profitability, the Vehicle Remarketing Association (RMA) has said.
A used car supermarket boss has offered a £20,000 reward for any information that leads to a conviction or return of "more than a dosen" vehicles stolen in a raid on his Sheffield forecourt.
Motorpoint brought the silver screen into its car showroom in Sheffield and succeeded in raising £5,400 for Bauer Radio’s Cash For Kids charity organisation.
Aston Martin Specialist Nicholas Mee & Co has opened a new expanded site in Hertfordshire.
JD Classics administrators Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP (A&M) has secured a buyer for the classic car restoration, racing and sales specialist.
Anchor Vans will expand its car and commercial vehicle retail operations into a neighbouring two-acre site after acquiring the land from The Caravan Company.
Four-fifths of UK motorists have felt garages ‘held their cars hostage’ following a service or MOT, a new survey carried out by Fixter has revealed.
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has promoted Mike Smallbone to the position of head of membership development.
Motorpoint Glasgow has been officially opened by Mark Cox and Jane McCarry, the stars of BBC television comedy Still Game.
Motordepot is preparing to complete a programme of growth which will have doubled the the size of its UK network in just 12 months with the opening of a new car supermarket in Stoke.
Motorpoint has announced that its Glasgow showroom is to be opened by BBC Scotland Still Game stars Jane McCarry and Mark Cox.
The used car market will shrink by 3.7% to 7.86 million sales during 2018, according to a forecast published by Cox Automotive.
Fresh Motors founder Jacob Freshwater has said that creating the right environment for used car sales was central to his Rising Star award win at the recent Auto Trader Retail Awards.
Almost two in five dealers have highlighted stock acquisition as the number one commercial challenge in their used car business.
Luscombe Motors Car Shop won Retailer of the Year accolades as Auto Trader rewarded the efforts of the UK’s best car dealers at its 11th annual Retailer Awards.
Seven vehicles were stolen along with the keys and log books for a further 50 vehicles in a raid on the Motorcity independent used car dealership in Walsall.
Motordepot has announced its plan to make Sheffield the site of its ninth used car supermarket as part of its recent expansion drive which has added three new locations within the past 12 months.
The Motor Depot used car supermarket group has reported a 32% rise in turnover and a 31.5% increase in pre-tax profit in its annual results to August 31,2017.
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.
JD Classics has appointed former Lotus chief executive Jean-Marc Gales as its new chief executive, stating that he is “excited” to be joining its team of “very talented technicians and craftsmen”.
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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