Car Dealer News 19 Oct
Rockar Jaguar Land Rover opens Canary Wharf showroom
Rockar Jaguar Land Rover has opened its new showroom store at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.
Digital Marketing 10 Jun
Jardine to sell Jaguar and Land Rover cars online
Jardine Motors Group is launching a new online sales platform for its Jaguar Land Rover division.
Manufacturer 4 May
Jaguar Land Rover online retail platform ‘safe for customers and staff’
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is promoting its online retail platform as a safe sales solution during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak a year after its initial roll-out.
Market Insight 21 Apr
Could COVID-19 speed up digital transformation of automotive retail?
While the automotive sector has undergone dramatic digital transformation, the sales process has remained the same with the customer quickly funnelled into the showroom. Coronavirus has changed all that.
Market Insight 14 Apr
More than half of car retailers unable to sell online, AM survey finds
Less than half of UK car retailers are equipped to complete contactless online car sales despite the renewed focus on digital marketing brought by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Opinion 23 Mar
Positive signs for car retail amid COVID-19 lock down, guest opinion
Agile and innovative companies are marked by their ability to react to change in markets and environments and that has never been more true than during the current COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Car Dealer News 19 Mar
Carwow highlights dealers that offer ‘zero contact’ buying experience
Carwow is highlighting car retailers offering a remote buying service for consumers preferring not to visit showrooms during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak as part of a new 'Delivered & Disinfected' initiative.
Manufacturer 4 Mar
Ford and TrustFord question the future of high street car sales
Ford of Britain will with TrustFord's leadership team to consider the brand’s high street retail strategy in light of experience gathered at its store in Next’s Manchester Arndale Centre outlet.
Latest News 13 Feb
Sandicliffe Motor Group wins 2020 AM Award for Best Online Consumer Experience
Input from Google was taken into consideration when the judges were evaluating one of the most competitive – and important – categories in the AM Awards.
Latest News 13 Feb
TrustFord wins the 2020 AM Award for Best Marketing Strategy
Ford dealer TrustFord needed new ways to engage with customers and base marketing around its people. The ‘people buy from people’ concept resonated with judges.
Car Dealer News 25 Sep
Ancaster Group takes on Hyundai Bluewater Shopping store franchise
Ancaster Group will take on the franchise for Hyundai Motor UK’s former Rockar-operated store at Bluewater Shopping just over a month after Motorline announced its departure from the site citing viability concerns.
Car Dealer News 19 Aug
Harwoods Group JLR dealerships adopt Rockar ecommerce platform
Harwoods Group has become the first Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) retailer to adopt Rockar’s end-to-end online new car sales ecommerce platform.
Car Dealer News 1 Aug
Motorline exits Bluewater Hyundai Store amid 'viability' concerns
Motorline has ended its involvement in the Hyundai Bluewater Store after 16 months, stating that it does “not believe the mid- to long-term viability” of the shopping centre new car sales concept.
Car Dealer News 25 Mar
Endeavour takes over Hyundai Westfield Stratford City store from Motorline
Endeavour Automotive has taken over the operation of Hyundai’s Stratford retail store just 13 months after Motorline took control of the operation from Rockar and Hyundai Motor UK.
Digital Marketing 8 Mar
Rockar defends omni-channel car retail after Tesla announces store closures
Rockar has defended the omni-channel approach to car retail following an announcement by Tesla’s Elon Musk that the brand intends to move its sales entirely online.
Latest News 7 Dec
AM's most read stories of 2018 - January
A look back at AM-online's most read stories in automotive retail from January 2018.
Car Dealer News 24 Oct
Revolutionising retail: Hyundai UK CEO to address Automotive Management Live
Hyundai Motor UK chief executive Tony Whitehorn has warned that the automotive sector must adopt a blended and flexible approach to adapt to the changing retail environment.
People News 10 Sep
Former Rockar MD joins GForces as head of online retailing
Former Rockar managing director Paul Stokes has said that GForces is in a fantastic position to lead an impending "paradigm shift within the automotive industry" after joining the business as its head of online retailing.
Manufacturer 17 Jul
Ford opens car showroom in Next store at Manchester’s Arndale Centre (gallery)
Ford has officially opened its first 'High Street' new car retail space in Next’s store at the Manchester Arndale Centre as part of an alternative car sales channel developed in partnership with Rockar.
Manufacturer 12 Jul
Ford goes live with Buy Online car sales platform
Ford is officially selling new cars online after making its new Buy Online live to customers this week.