Pop-up stores – do they tell us anything about the trade?
This month alone we’ve seen Ford, RRG Mazda and Mercedes paying for floor space in big retail centres to put their cars in front of shoppers walking between Next and Nandos, and many others (eg MG...Read more
Tough call, isn’t it, when a manufacturer for which you hold a franchise says it plans to set up a new brand and expects you to get fully behind it and invest. The trade is littered with cases where...Read more
Much has been said about the change to WLTP CO2 and mpg testing, but could one of the side effects be a surge in registrations this August? We know that all cars built from 1 September will have to...Read more
Eyebrows may be raised at our story this week about a couple of property portfolios which are on the market and maybe a ripe investment for anyone with a few million going spare. You can’t beat...Read more
One way or another the issue of supply has been very much at the forefront of the trade in this past couple of weeks and will only grow throughout the summer. On one hand a set of financial reports...Read more
Who would want to be a dealer facing a mess on the scale caused by some manufacturers and the possibility of a legal challenge at retailer level. Only this week Mercedes revealed that almost 750,000...Read more