It may be a controversial view, but I believe the hot topic to concern ourselves within the automotive retail sector is not Covid-19, but the final negotiations around Britain’s trading relationship...

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Speaking to several retailers in the past week has given me the impression that not only has August been strong, but that the September order bank is filling nicely. Yes, there’s still some...

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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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