Are we on the verge of more retailer buy-outs?
I WAS reading a report last week which forecast an acceleration of the current trend towards mergers and acquisitions in our industry. The gist was that on the one hand bigger companies are looking to...Read more
For this week we‘re going across the pond to look at an event which happened the other day in New York and which just may one day land on our shores. A digital dealership, Carvana, which says it...Read more
One way or another electric/hybrid cars have been in the news a lot of late and focused attention on what we all know is just around the corner but I wonder if there is a danger of trying to build a...Read more
I remember speaking to Mercedes’ previous fleet boss, Nick Andrews, shortly after he took up the role. At the time, the manufacturer was canvassing fleet customers in a big way and he freely...Read more
If the sources in our registration story are accurate – and we have every reason to believe they are – then Wednesday’s new car registration figures are likely to herald August as the best...Read more
I’ve heard enough of WLTP and Brexit for a while so let’s think about something positive and pleasant instead – staff. When valuing the assets of a dealership you count the physical stock and...Read more