Used car buyers are increasingly choosing to buy longer warranties when buying cars from independent dealers, finds the RAC.
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.
Three new car retailer signings have taken the RAC Dealer Network above the 1,400 member mark as it targets a 1,550-strong total by the end of 2019.
Risk management specialist Assurant expects to add 200 new members to the RAC Dealer Network in 2019, reaching a total of 1,550.
RAC and Euro Car Parts have joined forces to create the “biggest” independent garage network in the UK
According to the RAC Dealer Network, warranty sales increased 13% by unit in 2018, marking the fifth consecutive year the network saw double digit growth.
The RAC Dealer Network has revealed that warranty sales by unit have increased by 11% in the third quarter of 2018 across its network of car retailers.
Sean Kent, the director of the RAC Dealer Network, on consumers’ desire for longer warranties and the will among used car dealers to be accredited.
RAC and Assurant have announced a three year agreement extension as they target franchised dealer sector.
More than four in 10 dealers are selling fewer used diesel vehicles than a year ago, according to a new survey for RAC Dealer Network.
Tootle has launched a new progressive comparison tool which allows car buyers to compare offers from dealers and car buying service companies.
Most consumers want a minimum of 12 months of warranty cover with a used car, research by RAC Dealer Network has revealed.
Franchise dealers are to be "targeted" by the RAC Dealer Network in 2018 as a new potential market for RAC branded warranties.
The 1,300 strong RAC Dealer Network will be “first to benefit” from the rollout of a new multi-million-pound investment in IT infrastructure by The Warranty Group.
A 12% increase in used car and van sales is expected to be achieved by the end of this year compared to 2016, RAC Dealer Network reports .
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.
A warranty and an MoT with a service top the list of benefits that used car customers want when buying a vehicle, according to new research for the RAC Dealer Network.
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.
Changes to road tax (VED) rules that came into effect this month could help used car dealers to position themselves as a genuine alternative to new vehicles.
Sales of used cars through the RAC Dealer Network are up 10% by volume so far in 2017 – exceeding the business’ expectations.
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