The Motor Ombudsman has revealed that 54% of young drivers do not know where to turn when selecting a dealership from which to buy their new car.
According to the 2017 Auto Express Driver Power survey, franchised dealers better inform customers of repair costs and progress.
Citroen’s C Zero hatchback emerged as the EV with the lowest cost of ownership when it topped a table compiled by Cap HPI to help consumers measure the impact of a shift to EVs.
Apprenticeships are proving a turn-off among school leavers as the desire to start earning overcomes parents’ hopes of sending their teenagers to university, the IMI has found.
A study conducted by the AA has suggested that drivers aged 18 to 24 are more likely to adopt EV technology – harbouring fewer concerns about range and cost than older motorists.
Premium car brands BMW, Audi and Land Rover occupied the bottom three rankings of JD Power’s annual Vehicle Dependability Survey as Kia and Volvo tied for top spot.
A report compiled by Transport for London has concluded that four-out-of-five people are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles following a survey of “a relatively small and self-selecting sample of people”.
How has negative coverage of diesel cars affected UK dealers? Is the 'demonisation of diesel' affecting your sales of new and used cars?
Carwow has revealed that sales of diesel vehicles via its online platform rose in July as manufacturer offers enticed savvy car shoppers despite negative press and a fall in enquiries overall.
Post-Brexit tariffs and trade barriers could add 10% to UK car servicing bills, costing car owners an extra £70 per service, according to research carried out by the SMMT.
The Ben charity will take the pulse of those employed in the automotive industry via a survey which seeks valuable insights to help shape its future services.
Motors.co.uk is urging car dealers to extend their opening hours after data revealed a 22% increase in telephone enquiries between the hours of 6pm and 8pm.
Research has revealed that while 32% would consider buying a self-driving car, 72% of motorists would not feel comfortable being driven to hospital in an autonomous ambulance.
MotoNovo Finance has called on the motor industry to make a stand against what it sees as misleading stories focusing upon dealer finance following coverage of a survey compiled by Confused.com.
Around 400,000 cars will be made subject to £100 additional annual VED road tax bills from April but half of motorists remain unaware of the changing legislation, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
New research reveals that buyers are increasingly prepared to buy cars online when they are backed up by the reassurance of a franchised dealer, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
UK automotive executives expect that more than half of today’s car owners will not want to own a car in less than a decade - but 85% are unfazed by the prospect.
A quarterly dealer satisfaction survey has uncovered evidence that 63% of dealerships are positive about business prospects for 2017.
A survey carried out by Cap HPI has revealed that one-in-four dealers expects volumes of pre-registered vehicles to exceed 21% of total new sales in September.
Millennials and Gen Z customers are more than twice as likely to use an online car search when buying a new car than the over-50s, a new census of car buyers claims.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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