With economic uncertainty expected to continue into 2020, dealers are being advised to adapt to changing used car buyer attitudes in order to stay ahead.
Used van dealers offering longer warranties, but RAC's Sean Kent expects cars to follow.
The RAC brand played a part in almost three-quarters of used car purchases from retailers who are part of the Network, according to new research.
The RAC has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide roadside assistance services to Groupe PSA.
RAC and Euro Car Parts have joined forces to create the “biggest” independent garage network in the UK
RAC and Assurant have announced a three year agreement extension as they target franchised dealer sector.
Franchise dealers are to be "targeted" by the RAC Dealer Network in 2018 as a new potential market for RAC branded warranties.
Drivers think recent demonisation of diesels is unfair, however they are allowing it to influence their choice of car, according to new research by the RAC.
The majority of motorists support tougher measures to reduce pollution from vehicles in areas of poor air quality.
A new online platform providing comprehensive strategic sales and marketing support has been rolled out to more than 1,200 members of RAC’s Dealer Network.
The RAC is looking to offer more young people a two-year apprenticeship following the success of its scheme in the Greater London area.
RAC has announced a new deal that will give the 1,200 members of the RAC Dealer Network use of Tootle, at preferential rates.
RAC Dealer Network has announced plans for a new series of summer events designed to help create an increased sense of community among its 1,100 dealers.
A change in online strategy for the 1,100 strong RAC Dealer Network is designed to place an emphasis on “cars not dealers”.
RAC Approved Network has targeted the addition of a further 100 dealers by the end of 2017, bringing the total to 370.
RAC Business Services has added “valuable experience” to its sales team with the appointment of Roger Williams as its new sales director.
The RAC has boosted the size of the team selling branded warranty products to dealers by more than a third as it targets a greater presence in the independent sector.
Car insurance costs have been named by drivers as the motoring cost that has increased the most in the past 12 months and their number-one cost-of-motoring concern. Car maintenance bills was second.
The RAC is to more strictly control the use of its brand in the garage sector after becoming aware of a number of garages employing its branding incorrectly or falsely.
Motorists are likely to see higher prices at the fuel pumps in the coming weeks, due to the fall in the value of the pound.
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 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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