Car Dealer News 21 Apr
Redundant Fiat showroom starts hosting weddings
A Medway Autos Fiat car showroom in Rainham, Kent, which has remained empty and redundant for some 13 years is now a venue for weddings and parties.
Car Dealer News 1 Feb
Dealers get sight of new Lamborghini showroom style
Automobili Lamborghini has revealed its new showroom design aesthetic which is under roll out for its global retailer network.
Car Dealer News 19 Jan
'Overwhelming majority' of buyers willing to visit car showrooms
More than three-quarters (76%) of in-market buyers are planning to visit a car showroom in the next three months, despite the ongoing Coronavirus risks.
Car Dealer News 3 Nov
New Nissan branding now on Vertu showrooms
Vertu Motors' Nissan dealerships in Northampton, Derby and Glasgow are the latest to adopt the Japanese carmaker's updated showroom style.
Car Dealer News 9 Mar
Rapid COVID tests play an important role in the reopening of showrooms
LSH Auto boss Martyn Webb says car dealer COVID tests play an important role in the sector’s fight against the pandemic, as showrooms prepare to open next month.
Market Insight 22 Feb
Get set for April 12 reopening, PM Boris tells dealers
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just set out his four step plan to bring England out of the latest COVID-19 lockdown, allowing non-essential retailers - such as car showrooms - to reopen no sooner than April 12.
Market Insight 26 Nov
40% of potential car buyers less likely to visit a showroom
40% of UK drivers say they are now less likely to visit a showroom while researching the purchase of a car, as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, research by Marketing Delivery, has found.
Market Insight 21 Oct
Nine-out-of-10 car buyers comfortable with showroom visits despite COVID-19
Nine-out-of-10 in-market car buyers are comfortable visiting retailers when researching or buying their next car, despite COVID-19 causing more local restrictions and lockdowns.
Market Insight 20 Jul
Automotive remains ‘desperate for more certainty’ on face covering rules
The UK's automotive retail sector remains ‘desperate for more certainty’ on COVID-19 legislation and Government’s guidelines on face coverings, according to the NFDA.
Car Dealer News 30 Jun
Leicester car dealers fear COVID-19 ‘second wave’ could unravel recovery effort
Car retailers in Leicester fear that a stalling of lockdown easing measures resulting from a localised outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus in the city could see their recovery efforts unravel.
Car Dealer News 19 Jun
COVID-19 lockdown of Welsh car showrooms to be lifted on June 22
The Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has given the go-ahead of car retailers in the country to re-open their showrooms to customers on Monday, June 22.
Car Dealer News 25 May
Government's non-essential’ ruling blocks car showroom openings
Some dealerships had hoped to get going again in first half of May, but June was the earliest and subject to levels of COVID-19 control
Market Insight 20 May
Car showroom re-opening 'major trigger' to UK's automotive recovery
Over two-thirds of car buyers want to purchase their next vehicle face-to-face, despite the risks posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus – highlighting the importance of showrooms’ June 1 reopening.
Opinion 18 May
Car showroom visits' growing significance post-lockdown, guest opinion
The automotive sector is no stranger to the power of tech and it’s often been behind the leading edge of it.
Manufacturer 7 Oct
Mitsubishi dealers get immersed in new car showroom style
A complete replica dealership has helped the UK’s Mitsubishi dealers understand how their sites will look by the end of 2022.
Car Dealer News 19 Apr
Mini showroom exhibitions showcase 'never seen' images of David Bowie
A string of Mini showrooms will play host to a special exhibition of never-before-seen images of rock icon David Bowie.
Market Insight 21 May
Guest opinion: does the showroom drive consumers to spend, or to distraction?
CJ Retail Solutions operations director Colin Chapman shares his view on dealers' strengths and weaknesses in retail display.