Differing levels of retailer support from OEMs

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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Last week was a steep learning curve for everyone and showed how fast we can all adapt to new situations. Once again, I’ve had my belief that auto retail is an incredibly strong and resilient...

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Last week, I signed off my blog with the sentence: “If there’s one thing that’s sure about the auto retail industry; it’s tough, adaptable and no stranger to fluctuations”. I wish I’d also...

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Last weekend, we ran a small story about Lookers. The group’s recently-opened £10 million Audi Farnborough dealership scooped the brand’s Divisional Investor Award while, just down the road,...

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In a week where the Sunday papers’ first NINE pages are dedicated to Covid-19, and having spoken to a lot of retailers about Coronavirus this week, it’s clear planning and preparation for...

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Last week Trading Standards issued fresh guidance to businesses selling used cars on how they should conduct sales to the public. That’s all well and good, but the NFDA was quick to complain, with...

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