Finance and the FCA clampdown

This year’s a big one for finance and insurance sales in auto retail, which, let’s face it, are a vital way of getting consumers into cars. The FCA is breathing down the neck of the industry....

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US auto retailers were in buoyant mood at last weekend’s NADA Show in Las Vegas; and why not? New vehicle sales last year were near-record at 17.1 million units, and are forecast to settle around...

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Ford’s plans to cut almost half its retailer network over the next four years is not surprising. Today, Ford has 400 franchise points. The next nearest brand in terms of outlets is Vauxhall which is...

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There are several hundred million different possible permutations of Audi models on offer today. A vast model range, multitude of engines and dozens of colours, trims and options mean it’s easy for...

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An interesting study this week has shown the auto retail industry in a glittering light. Reputation.com, which provides online reputation management, conducts an annual Retail Reputation Report. It...

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We’ve written a lot about car CO2 emissions recently because of the impact the new 95g/km target will have on not just car makers, but also retailers and customers. And I don’t expect to the...

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