It’s clear there’s pent up demand for new and used cars. Having spoken to a few retailers in the past seven days, it’s a case of so far, so good. Yes, there are mid-term fears about the economy...

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This week’s new car registration figures were obviously, and significantly, lower than last year’s stats, but within the numbers there were some interesting insights. While the whole market was...

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how dealer groups seemed to be split between those that had fully shut down, including aftersales, and those that had kept their service departments open, either...

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Saturday’s news that Pendragon, under the command of new CEO Bill Berman, made an approach to Lookers with a view to merge the two firms is interesting on several counts. Firstly, there’s the...

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It’s a dilemma. Should retailers be delivering cars that have been sold online (or indeed in showrooms before ‘all this’ kicked off)? On the one hand, you could argue that you can get just about...

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My heart has been lifted in the past week by the multitude of stories from retailers about the help they’ve given key workers, from making sure vehicles are maintained properly, to supplying...

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