Retailing 24 Mar
Car dealers combat the rising cost of doing business
Tackling the cost base has once again been brought into sharp focus for automotive retailers as the UK economy stagnates.
Dealer profiles 12 Jan
Growth drive comes after Livingstone Motor Group MBO and refranchising
MD Andrew Iveson talks about his decision to go from employee to co-owner at Subaru, isuzu and SsangYong car dealer Livingstone Motor Group and the resilience and innovation he and his team displayed as Mitsubishi quit the UK.
Supplier News 7 Nov
Dealers reducing operational costs to combat tough times - AM Live debate
Experienced motor retailers will share their views about coping strategies for a climate of high costs and constrained sales in the Inspiration Theatre at Automotive Management Live 2022 this Thursday (November 10).
Manufacturer 2 Aug
Audi UK in search for direct sales operations head
Audi UK is searching for an influential performance driver to fill a new role of direct sales operations and performance manager as the Volkswagen Group brand prepares to expand its agency contracts for retailers.
Retailing 11 May
The strengths of the regional hero motor retailers
The heads of three exceptional regional hero dealer groups explain the approach to business and customer engagement that underpins their group's success.
Supplier News 26 Apr
AM webinar: What makes a great regional hero dealer?
The skills and passion behind the UK's greatest local motor retailers are to be discussed at AM's Regional Heroes webinar on May 4, sponsored by Aston Barclay and Marketing Delivery.
Manufacturer 28 Oct
Citroen MD's plan for collaboration, stronger dealers and fairer prices
Citroen UK has announced a new three-year plan to its dealer network which will include more collaboration, some online-only model derivatives and cuts to list prices.
Market Insight 28 Oct
Watch now: September sales analysis in the AM Motor Retail Review webinar
The success of September's plate-change campaign plus dealers' prospects for Q4 are among the topics being discussed at the quarterly AM Motor Retail Review webinar on Tuesday, October 6.
Retailing 16 Oct
Choosing a franchise partner: Carmakers Vs car dealers
Carmakers and car dealers have different priorities when shopping for new partners, but relationship-building is vital to both
Car Dealer News 27 Aug
Europcar battles dealers for 69-plate new car buyers
Europcar has begun competing with franchised dealers by offering consumers the chance to get a 69-plate car in September without the traditional long-term financial commitment.
Supplier News 17 Jul
Car buyers perceive dealers' failure to evolve, Auto Trader report finds
Despite the advent of online car retail platforms and an attempt to deliver soft-touch approach in showrooms, 52% of car buyers feel that the sales process has not changed.
Manufacturer 17 Jul
Lotus Evija EV hypercar buyers to have 'personal relationship' with retailers
Sales of the all-new, all-electric £2 million Lotus Evija hypercar will be handled through the dealership network, according to Lotus Cars chief executive Phil Popham.
Retailing 4 Jul
Is Pay as You Go motor retail's next business model?
How will the car subscription models being introduced by vehicle manufacturers and tech start-ups affect motor retailers?
Supplier News 25 Jun
New car pricing heightens consumer uncertainty, says iVendi
IVendi has said that list prices on new cars is creating uncertainty for new car buyers looking for a good deal.
Manufacturer 25 Jun
Mercedes-Benz reveals 48-hour test drive across range
Customers considering a new Mercedes-Benz can now experience a 48-hour test drive, allowing potential buyers to experience a car in the real world.
Supplier News 24 Jun
Leasing.com wins Car Finance Gamechanger Award
New car marketplace Leasing.com has won the Gamechanger award at the 4th annual Car Finance Awards.
Market Insight 24 Jun
Europe generates highest May new car registrations since 2007
Europe’s highest volume of May new car registrations since 2007 helped to maintain a degree of stability in the market last month – with a sales increase 0.2% across the month.
Market Insight 20 Jun
RDE derogation announcement ‘extremely positive’, says NFDA
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has described the Department for Transport’s (DfT) granting of a derogation for non-RDE compliant vehicles as “very positive”.
Used Cars 14 Jun
Dealers increased stock levels in May, reveals Motors.co.uk
Car retailers increased their stock of used cars by an average of 15% in May but took longer to sell vehicles according to analysis of year-to-year trends analysed by Motors.co.uk.
Market Insight 14 Jun
Women 'more likely' to buy cars online, says Buyacar
Women are 71% more likely to buy a new car online than men, according to a new study from Buyacar.