Car retailers improved their profitability by 4.4% year-on-year to an average of £118,000 during March, according to the latest data published by ASE.
Brexit headwinds have been blamed for an 11% decline in new car purchase enquiries to UK car dealers during March.
With Brexit looming and the uncertainty of what that will mean for the industry, it’s fair to say that Q1 2019 has been like no other for UK automotive dealers.
Suzuki will offer £1,000 off all models during a Weekend to Remember sales event being hosted by every one of its 157 UK retailers.
Well over half a million new cars were registered in March 2017, setting a new record, as dealers delivered new vehicles ahead of the punitive new VED regime
Some models will command almost 25 times more tax than before under the new VED road tax rules introduced on April 1, according to What Car? magazine.
Aftersales should be a major focus of the March ‘plate change month as retailers look to retain customers in the busiest month of the year, according to Xtime.
TrustFord customers were some of the first to get their hands on new ’17-plate vehicles as almost 200 were welcomed at midnight handovers across the UK.
March is set to "dominate" 2017 in new car sales terms as a growing trend for record monthly sales comes to a head, according to analysis by automotive data experts Cap HPI.
Mazda UK has achieved the largest single month of sales in the company’s history.
March’s new car market is forecast to be a record breaker.
Nearly half a million new cars were registered in the UK during the crucial March 2015 plate-change month.
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 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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