GForces claims that it has identified a number of emerging trends in online automotive retailing, including a preference to buy online and out of business hours.
New research from Motors.co.uk has highlighted the importance of dealers using multiple car search websites.
Over a third of car buyers are ready to consider turning to the internet to buy their next vehicle wholly online, according to research commissioned by Motors.co.uk.
Volkswagen Financial Services UK will offer car dealers the chance to buy discounted cars and vans via a new ‘Last Chance to Buy’ online auction set up in partnership with epyx.
Cox Automotive and Auto Trader have launched a joint venture to drive growth of the Dealer Auction automotive wholesale marketplace – promising car retailers a greater choice of vehicle stock.
Mercedes-Benz Vans UK has launched an online vehicle sales platform for the new X-Class van.
eCars247 has partnered with Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance to offer an online used car buying service claiming to offer "instant finance".
Click Dealer’s partnership with Visitor Chat has seen 187 retailers subscribe to its new live chat service, since January.
The first Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUVs have landed in the UK and will soon be making their way to dealerships ahead of the first customer deliveries.
The youngest drivers are ready to buy their next car online according to a survey of 1,500 UK motorists.
Tootle credits a partnership with a BBC Apprentice winner with August sales success which saw the online platform retail £2m worth of vehicles.
A sizeable proportion of consumers have purchased used cars and vans without any dealer contact, via iVendi's online platform.
Online enquiries contributed to a 16% year-on-year increase in leads for new and used cars in the first quarter of 2017, according to new analysis from Dealerweb.
Cooper Solutions has added to the scope of its FullAuction online auction site with the introduction of mobile bidding for dealers.
Rural motorists are driving the growth of online car-buying, ordering more vehicles per head than any other part of Britain, a new study has found.
Test drives and car delivery remain the province of dealers but there is a perceptible shift among buyers to researching their purchase and arranging the finance via the internet
Hyundai has “ventured into the unknown” with its new Click and Collect online sales platform, but 30 sales in the first three weeks suggest customers will embrace the concept.
The first customers of Hyundai Motor UK’s ‘Click To Buy’ website have received their cars.
Peugeot claims it is the first manufacturer to allow a consumer to buy one of its cars in one place and “in one sitting” – in 30 minutes.
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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