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.
While car retailers and automotive suppliers are heading to today’s Automotive Management Live expo with the hope of networking face-to-face AM is keen to hear of your experiences of the event on social media.
The UK’s leading event for motor retailers is going VIRTUAL.
TWO days of insightful, engaging content that Automotive Management LIVE is known for whilst enabling our audience to connect with the full range of suppliers to motor retail, learn and share industry best practice, and discuss how to prepare for the future of motor retail.