RENAULT RE-INVENTS SATELLITE SHOWROOMS SUPERMARKET, FINANCIER AND SUPERCAR RETAILER IN TOP 100 PROFIT GROWTH COMPANIES BCA SHOWS STRONG LCV MARKET iCONTROL RELAUNCHED AS RETAIL ACCELERATOR...

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  SHOPPING CENTRE CAR SALES EXPANSION JLR TRIALS ‘TO YOU’ HOME SALES DEMO PROTECTION OFFERS UPSELL OPPORTUNITY STOCK AND PRICE CARS FOR YOUR LOCAL MARKET AUDI TO AXE SPORTSCARS? BMW IN...

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January saw a fifth consecutive month of decline in new car registrations, with a 2.9% rise in private sales not enough to compensate for a 3.4% fall in fleet, leaving the market down 1.6% overall....

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2016 was a record for new car registrations with 2,692,786 getting their first owner and with the bulk of these on three year cycles it means a lot of people now need to do something about it. That...

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January was a relatively quiet month for retailers reporting or making announcements. First came Cambria which, at the start of January, outlined its trading for the first three months of its current...

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At a time when the FLA announced the value of used cars financed by dealers at the point of sale surged 14% and that volume was up 8%, the average price of a used car reached a record £12,967 in...

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The UK new car market for 2018 finished 6.8% down on 2017, with annual registrations falling to 2,367,147 – a second year of decline. In December, a fall in private registrations of 3.8% and a drop...

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Volkswagen has seen the NEDC run-out and the WLTP ramp up as an opportunity, creating a market for NEDC stock through July and August. Speaking on the Auto Retail Live Q4 briefing, Volkswagen UK MD...

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Although still down, October saw the new car market recovering somewhat from the annual trend, with the 153,599 registrations representing a drop of 2.9% compared with the same month last year, and...

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Registrations of new vehicles plunged by more than 20% in September, under what are described as exceptional circumstances as supply issues bite. In particular, new emissions regulations have been...

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New car registrations surged ahead in August as retailers looked to clear stock or pre-register vehicles ahead of the 1 September changeover to the new WLTP test regime. The result was growth of 23.1%...

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I doubt I was the only one tuning into the Auto Retail Network Q3 webcast earlier this week who found the message coming from the sharp end of the business quietly reassuring. Between them Andy Bruce,...

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  PLATTS STOKE SOLD TO CAR SUPERMARKET WESTOVER OPERATING ABOVE INDUSTRY AVERAGE LISTERS REPORTS PROFIT DROP MITSUBISHI STRENGTHENS RETAILER TRAINING TEAM MOTORPOINT SITE GETS ‘BEST EMPLOYER’...

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Auto Trader has expanded its business-to-business offer with a new auction service aimed at cutting the time taken for a car to move from a fleet operator to a retailer’s forecourt. It claims it can...

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  VAUXHALL TO CUT LCV RETAILER NETWORK AUTO TRADER ADDS AUCTION REMARKETING OFFER RESTRUCTURE A GOOD THING, SAYS VAUXHALL RETAILER LCV VALUES REMAIN NEAR RECORD LEVELS COUNCIL POLICIES CAN BOOST...

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Companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are more likely to have financial returns above their national industry medians. And companies in the bottom quartile in these...

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“We live in a world of monthly. Some 71% of people say monthly is the most important factor; for more than half of buyers, the cost of the car is the monthly price.” This was a key message from...

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The impact of last April’s VED change has become clear, as the UK new car market for April 2018 grew by 10.4%. But taking March and April as a pair for a clearer picture, we can see that this year...

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National sales companies are adjusting new car sales targets in the light of slowing sales, according to Perrys chairman Ken Savage. Mr Savage was speaking on the Auto Retail Live Q3 Targets Briefing...

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