Have we peaked too soon?
Look past the raw numbers from the recent 2016 new registration announcement and one comment from SMMT chief Mike Hawes stood out for me. Along with predicting a five percent decline for 2017, he...Read more
Happy new year. I hope you all had a great Christmas and a profitable 2016. Just as 2016 was exciting (sometimes for the right reasons and sometimes not) I expect 2017 to be similarly full-on for auto...Read more
The news that Bentley has sold its stake in auto retailer HR Owen will likely only be significant to those with a good memory and an interest in history. For the number crunchers in the room...Read more
If you think auto retailing is a tough business, spare a thought for the online estate agent industry. With a handful of big players, you can’t sneeze without your rivals knowing about it. Also,...Read more
As an industry we bang-on about getting a smoother transition for the customers online experience to the showroom experience, so I thought Id share with you a recent online-offline purchase I...Read more
Through the first six months of this year the level of acquisitions by large groups of smaller groups was significant. The deals just kept on coming and group statements kept pushing the growth...Read more