GForces has signed-up its 200th customer for its NetDirector Auto-e online car retail platform after reaching the milestone in “record time”.
Consumers in other retail sectors have long been able to buy and finance goods seamlessly online. The technology is finally becoming available to car dealers
Motor retailers who invest in digital assets alone are ignoring the latest evidence and will miss sales
While Mercedes-Benz’s aim to complete 25% of new car sales online by 2025 are a welcome development in motor retail the German manufacturer’s targets could be considered “conservative”, says iVendi.
Mercedes-Benz has said that 25% of its new car sales transactions will be completed online by 2025 as it develops a “single log-in” digital strategy offering lifestyle, mobility and shopping solutions to owners and non-owners alike.
Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has relaunched its consumer website with a more user-friendly focus aimed at elevating the brand’s interaction with its customers.
The first new car sale through the Volvo Online platform has been made by Cambridge Garage in Havant.
Online car retail start-up Cazoo has continued its recruitment drive with the appointment of Darren Bentley as its chief customer officer.
Former Zoopla commercial director Athena Hubble has been appointed as carwow’s first UK managing director as part of a trio of senior hires from the property wesbite, Deliveroo and Hearst.
Vantage Motor Group is “embracing the burgeoning digital retail opportunity” with the integration of GForces’ NetDirector Auto-e online vehicle sales platform across its 25 dealership sites.
Women are 71% more likely to buy a new car online than men, according to a new study from Buyacar.
Cazoo has announced it has signed a number of commercial partnership agreements with BCA to meet its vehicle logistics, refurbishment and disposal requirements.
Stoneacre Motor Group has empowered teams across its network to share news and images via social media as part of a strategy that has seen it become one of the AM100’s top performers on social media.
Infiniti Retail Group (IRG) has launched a new ‘Buy Online’ sales facility using GForces’ ecommerce platform, Auto-e.
Carwow has hired “leading figure in digital marketing and media” Charlotte Tice to become its first head of media partnerships
Cazoo has announced that Alex Gersh, formerly chief financial officer of Paddy Power Betfair, has joined as its first CFO.
Peugeot has started accepting online reservations for the new 208 and e-208 EV, prior to the car going on sale in September.
Chorley Group has begun online sales through GForces’ e-commerce platform NetDirector Auto-e.
Tesla’s plan to close many of its physical retail stores as it shifts towards an online sales model will “force the whole industry to accelerate the move to online car sales”, it has been claimed.
Peter Vardy-backed Silver Bullet is targeting “market saturation” across the globe with its end-to-end online car retail platform which allows dealers to interact with car buyers around the clock.
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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