Opinion 19 Jan
Agile approach needed as new car orders ‘drop off a cliff’, opinion
After the “pressure cooker” of the post-pandemic automotive retail sector, MotoVise managing director Fraser Brown says car dealers need to ensure 2023 is a year of opportunity rather than excuses.
Opinion 19 Dec
Car retail needs to treat job applicants as it treats its customers, opinion
The car retail sector needs to start treating job applicants as it does its customers in order to connect with its future stars, according to Fraser Brown of automotive consultancy MotorVise.
Opinion 31 Oct
Car retailers must not fail to prepare for positive 2023 during Q4, opinion
Dealerships need to use the quieter Q4 period to ensure staff are fully prepared to meet an expected Q1 upswing – which could signal a move towards the return of something approaching normality.
Opinion 26 Aug
Chinese aggression will hasten European semiconductor sovereignty, opinion
The aggression being displayed by China against the island democracy of Taiwan has the potential to set the automotive industry’s recovery back several years.
Market Insight 1 Apr
‘Right time to exit’ triggers three-fold rise in car dealership sales
The COVID-19 pandemic, the rise of the agency model retail model and new vehicle supply shortages have convinced many car retail bosses that it is the “right time to exit” the business – triggering a three-fold rise in dealership sales.
Market Insight 3 Mar
New plate change may attract ‘an all-time low’ of new registrations
The new 22 plate released on March 1 may attract an ‘all-time low of new registrations’ in what has been a traditional peak quarter, warns MotorVise.
Supplier News 25 Feb
MotorVise's dealership consultancy services expands
MotorVise Automotive has expanded its team after securing 20 new clients in the past three months.
Car Dealer News 11 Jan
Change recruitment process to address gender imbalance in dealerships, says Motorvise founder
Dealers that seek to recruit salespeople with the "right customer-focused skills" can expect to improve the gender balance within their business, according to Motorvise founder Fraser Brown.
Market Insight 22 Dec
Dealers should mitigate against supply issues with Q1 new car orders
Franchised car retailers should be working hard to secure new car supplies early with a Q1 2022 marketing and sales events push, according to MotorVise Automotive’s Fraser Brown.
People News 8 Nov
MotorVise kicks off growth plan with Neil Carruthers appointment
Motorvise has appointed former Rhino Design events manager Neil Carruthers as its own account manager for automotive sales events as it kicks starts a new period of growth.
People News 12 Oct
MotorVise recruits Harry Potter and Philippa Hirst as account managers
MotorVise Automotive has recruited two new account managers Harry Potter and Philippa Hirst amid increasing demand for its consultancy services.
Car Dealer News 9 Aug
Better work-life balance needed to attract dealership staff
Dealers need to offer staff a better work-life balance in order to compete in a challenging jobs market, according to MotorVise.
Supplier News 26 Jul
Car retail recruitment ramps-up 400% to compete with leisure and hospitality
Car retailers ramped-up their recruitment demands by 400% ahead of the easing of COVID-19 trading restrictions in July, according to data from MotorVise.
People News 16 Jun
Drive Vauxhall Bristol recruits extra staff to cope with 'insane' demand
Drive Vauxhall Bristol has welcomed five new sales staff to help it deal with the “insane” level of demand for new cars.
Car Dealer News 13 Apr
Showroom success depends on 'strength of sales teams', says MotorVise
Car dealerships' approach to staffing during the COVID-19 crisis has proved pivotal for the long-term profitability of businesses, according to MotorVise founder and MD Fraser Brown.
Opinion 24 Feb
Opinion: Plan and prepare to turbocharge April 12 car showroom reopenings
We have a date. There is an end in sight. Lockdown 3 trading for car dealers will end on April 12.
Supplier News 10 Dec
MotorVise launches mystery shopping service
MotorVise has launched its own mystery shopping service to help improve standards across car dealerships.
Latest News 19 Nov
Marshall donates £10,000 to MotorVise ‘Xmas Do-nation’ Ben fund-raiser
Marshall has pledged a £10,000 donation to Ben as part of a ‘Xmas Do-nation’ charity campaign launched by MotorVise to plug the charity’s £1m 2020 funding shortfall.
People News 5 Oct
MotorVise appoints Nick Coyle as sales director
MotorVise has appointed former Sytner and SG Petch dealer principal and Mercedes market area director for Rybrook, Nick Coyle, as its new sales director.
Market Insight 18 Sep
September’s 70-plate will serve up 'profit bonanza' for car dealers
Strong demand for newly-launched 70-plate models in September will make this a profitable quarter for car dealers across the UK, Motorvise’s Fraser Brown has insisted.