Barry’s Blog: The unemployed and part-timers don’t buy cars

 With virtually every area of the public sector about to be cut to pieces this autumn disposable income will surely fall as more and more people see their jobs cut. I see from the OECD that the...

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Scottish retailers should not be too downcast to see that new car sales in Scotland in June dropped 6.03% in contrast to the 10.8% increase in Britain as a whole. In June, the fleet market...

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Range Rover has worked hard – and with success – at countering its expensive, gas-guzzling image. I hope the appointment of Victoria Beckham as a new design executive doesn’t undo...

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You probably felt you had wasted 90-minutes. You could have been patrolling the showroom in case other like-minded individuals had decided that drooling over cars was more entertaining than following...

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Car buyers and retailers alike have some tricky questions to ponder this week if, as seems likely, the chancellor, decides to increase VAT to 20% in his budget on Tuesday. Both the questions and the...

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The news that China’s Changan Automobile has announced plans to set-up a research and development centre in Nottingham will, I am sure, please everyone in the East Midlands. And that will...

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