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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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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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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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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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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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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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