Last week was a painful one for automotive retail. Pendragon cut 1800 jobs and committed to closing 15 sites, which actually ‘only’ accounted for 400 of the job losses – hard for those involved,...

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As lockdown lifts and auto retailers reopen, Auto Trader has restarted its fastest selling used car index. And there’s no surprise in the top 10: SUVs dominate, with 2015 Peugeot 2008 taking just 26...

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Today, the red lights turn to green. Car showrooms in England (but not just yet, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) open their doors to customers once again. Auto retail in its most traditional...

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There are growing voices calling for an auto industry stimulus. Pent-up demand may see sales (or, rather, registrations) tick over in the short term, but fears abound. If we’re set for the worst...

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Guest blog by Robert Forrester Last week, Auto Retail Network discussed some of the issues around delivering cars to customers and the balance between keeping the UK economy going as much as possible...

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This year’s a big one for finance and insurance sales in auto retail, which, let’s face it, are a vital way of getting consumers into cars. The FCA is breathing down the neck of the industry....

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