MINI and smart retailers – are you ready for the scooter ride?
If you are currently retailing Minis and Smarts, you’d better start thinking how you can create a little more space in the showroom. It’s not extra space you’ll need for cars, just...Read more
Regular followers of my dissertations will know of my abject abhorrence of consumer watchdogs. The existence of such bodies or TV programmes depends on sensationalism. They need to sell memberships or...Read more
Considering the heat that dealers are about to face in a shaky market, the SMMT could have chosen a better adjective than ‘cooled’ to describe the August new car market. And you...Read more
There was a time when the target of a dealer’s wrath was always the manufacturer. Wandering in and out of dealerships these days, I have noticed a change. It is the banks who have all but...Read more
Those dealers looking forward to any little fillip which electric cars will bring to their showrooms anytime soon will have been less than pleased with Mitsubishi’s honesty this week. The car...Read more
Ever wondered if your manufacturer has got a plan B? If Glass’s recent prediction is right, within less than 10-years you are going to need a franchise which offers either an electric vehicle or...Read more