The 10 car manufacturers offering the biggest discounts to buyers accounted for almost half of the UK’s registrations during the first half of 2019, according to What Car?.
Despite the delay to Brexit and a broadly flat Q1 for private registrations (down 0.8%), UK customers are continuing to buy cars.
Plummeting Ford Mondeo and Fiesta registrations drag Ford below 10% market share for first time since 1911
Northridge Finance has achieved a year of record growth, lending £1.1bn and increasing its funded fleet to 8,000 vehicles with Marshall Leasing.
Crossovers and SUVs are on the verge of becoming the dominant bodystyle for all cars
The D segment – down 26% – neared MPV levels of unviability in the UK in 2018, as Nissan leads the biggest volume fallers
When it is never plugged in – but an end to the grant and a dent in PHEVs’ reputation may come too late to save diesel
The 5.7% fall in new car registrations last year was not split equally across brands, channels or models
AM looks at some of the biggest changes and challenges facing dealers in 2018 and reveals what our online readers thought of their prospects for the year
Overall franchisee satisfaction scores are down for 22 out of 29 manufacturers in the NFDA's latest survey of dealer sentiment.
Almost one in three buyers will stay with a trusted dealer, irrespective of price
Fleet again props up the market as just five brands account for 80% of 48,236-unit rise in first-quarter registrations
Ford, Vauxhall and Volkswagen have all lost market share in a record registrations year
Success over the next three months is vital for dealerships and manufacturer finance offers are a key weapon in the lead-up the March plate change.
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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