Almost exactly a year after it was founded, Cazoo, the online used car retailer, will see its website start to sell cars this week. Sources close to the project have told Auto Retail Agenda this could

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Retailers could be forced to display a battery condition report when selling used EVs, according to experts at the VRA conference. For full electric cars, the amount of life left (ability to store

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The Financial Conduct Authority has issued what it terms ‘finalised guidance’ for those selling general insurance products. The new FCA guidance, issued in the past week, followed a separate

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Group 1 Automotive’s UK managing director Darren Guiver has left the business he joined in 2016. It is believed that Earl Hesterberg, president and CEO of the US-owned retailer, will run the UK

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Premium and luxury focussed retailer Cambria has seen a significant uplift in its financial results for the year to 31 August 2019 despite a fall in new car units sold. Revenue for the group was up

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Start-up online learning platform Autoswot aims to address the UK automotive industry’s alarming employee attrition rate with a suite of video courses that “quickly fill knowledge gaps and help

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Sytner has sold four of its 12 Volkswagen sites to Midlands-based Johnsons Cars for an undisclosed sum. The move takes Johnsons to nine Volkswagen franchises and a total franchise count of 42 from a

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Lancashire retailer Chorley Group profit before tax more than doubled to £596,000 in 2018, thanks to a focus on used cars and aftersales. The business increased its used car marketing spend and

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Auto Trader is redesigning its adverts with two additional price flags called ‘fair’ and ‘high’, and greater emphasis on customer reviews. The online marketplace said the new initiatives will

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Lloyds Banking Group has announced an impairment charge of almost £1 billion in its Q3 results – partly attributed to its motor finance business because of falling used car prices. CFO William

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Two new directors have been announced at Glyn Hopkin. Shabir Chowdhury has become sales director and Mark Goddard has become service director. Both appointments were announced late on Friday 1

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Lookers has announced that its CEO, Andy Bruce, and COO, Nigel McMinn, are to step down from the board with immediate effect. In a shock Q3 trading update, the company said chairman Phil White will

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The British Motor Show is making a comeback after 12 years. It will be held at the Farnborough International Expo Centre on August 20-23, 2020. The SMMT, which organised the last British Motor Show at

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Renault is adding a new element to its product training courses for sales executives to ensure they are checking customers are buying the correct fuel type for their needs. The move comes as the

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