Swansway Garages staff turned to their “iconic” Land Rover Defender demonstrator car to tow a fully-loaded car transporter free of snow and ice after it became stranded outside Stafford Land Rover this week.
As the motor retail sector emerges nervously from lockdown, dealers are reporting that the shift towards a digitally-led sales model for new and used cars is progressing far more quickly than many might have imagined even just a few months ago.
Marshall Motor Holdings chief executive Daksh Gupta said that he agreed with Extinction Rebellion’s “sentiment towards climate change” but not the execution of its protests after seeing his dealership vandalised by campaigners.
As the ‘social distancing’ measures introduced to help limit the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus start to bite, it is inevitable that those vehicle showroom and workshop facilities that remain fully open will experience a reduction in consumer footfall.
Members of the National Franchised Dealers Association’s (NFDA) Drive My Career reached over 350,000 potential automotive industry employees of the future with an ‘Apprentice Takeover’ publicity campaign during National Apprentice Week 2020.
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