With the coronavirus outbreak hitting auto demand and disrupting automotive supply chains Moody’s is lowering its sales forecast for global auto manufacturers, according to a new report. The rating

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Ford expects to maintain a price premium for electric vehicles for almost 10 years, even if the price of battery technology comes down. Instead, as battery technology becomes less expensive Ford will

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The conventional dealership is “here to stay”, according to respected analyst Glenn Mercer, as he presented an update to his ‘Dealership of Tomorrow’ study at NADA Show 2020. The number of

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Franchising Report 2020

With the UK political and economic landscape in perhaps the most confused and negative position it has been in for the last 20 years due to Brexit, and the automotive industry in a state of evolution,

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At the beginning of 2019, the UK arm of Group 1 Automotive had put itself in a period of consolidation to properly integrate the businesses it had bought over the previous few years. These

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While accepting that the growing number of electric vehicles with reduced maintenance requirements will have an impact on aftersales business in the future, Volkswagen Group believes it can

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Having no retailers in central London forced Mazda to innovate, says UK managing director Jeremy Thomson: the Mazda MyWay trial was born. “Instead of asking customers to come to us, we take the

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As buyers navigate a rapidly changing automotive landscape, 43% of motorists now view the choice between petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles as the most important factor – overtaking  how

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Nearly 70% of car buyers always check online reviews before contacting a dealer according to a study by CarGurus. And a quarter of buyers say the online reputation of dealers is the most important

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