As a consumer as I’m as guilty as the next person for having the default setting to go independent first for bodyshop work, but maybe I should re-examine that attitude and maybe franchised retailers...

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MITSUBISHI AIMS FOR 50,000 A YEAR HYBRIDS SEE APPROVED-USED WARRANTIES CUT SUBARU BRAND OVERHAUL BCA UPGRADES DEALER PRO PENTAGON EXTENDS VAUXHALL WARRANTY FOR MARCH HYBRIDS BETTER FOR CO2 TARGETS...

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Last November I wrote an article based on the annual accounts of BMW retailer, William Morgan, which warned that the manufacturer force-feeding stock through its retailers to deliver volume risked...

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Kia has topped the latest NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey for the fourth time in a row with Toyota and Mercedes taking equal second place in the all-important overall manufacturer rating question....

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A few years ago, Volvo Car UK managing director Jon Wakefield considered reducing the number of full-service Volvo dealers in the UK. Not anymore. “100 dealers is the right number, and our sales...

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On Page 1 of the `How to run a successful business’ handbook should be the phrase `turnover is vanity, profit is sanity’. How many times have I written and you read over the past several months of...

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BMW and MINI retailer William Morgan has warned that profits should not be sacrificed for sales volume and that some in the network might struggle to make money from the business. Unveiling a loss for...

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RETAILER HITS OUT AT BMW VOLVO REVEALS ONLINE SALES PLAN FOR 2019 PRE-REG CARS GIVE BOOST TO OCTOBER SALES MSXI BUYS IMPETUS AUTOMOTIVE TOM MADDEN – AN OBITUARY WORLD NEWS – VW shares revenue...

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The auto retail industry is not exactly flavour of the month with the stock market at the moment, unless you are big into used car retailing. It’s not just this week which has seen some big names...

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AUCTION INDUSTRY TO LAUNCH CROSS-COMPANY STOCK WEBSITE EXPANSION THE FUTURE FOR EASTERN WESTERN, SAY DIRECTORS MAZDAMYWAY ROLLED OUT IN MANCHESTER NEXT MONTH RETAILERS CAN RECLAIM VAT ON DEPOSIT...

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BMW is not planning to repeat last year’s ‘target relief’ measure, despite complaints from franchise holders that pressure from the manufacturer is forcing pre-registrations and impacting...

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  JOHNSONS REPORTS LOWER OEM TARGETS BMW SAYS NO TO TARGET RELIEF HARTWELL ON ACQUISITION TRAIL PROFITS UP AT DRIVE MOTOR RETAIL AFR RISE FOR SMALL DIESELS SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL, SAYS MASERATI VOLVO...

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    SSANGYONG APPEALS TO VAUXHALL DEALERS TO FILL OPEN POINTS BMW OPENS FIRST UK URBAN CENTRE OLDER PROPERTY VALUES UNDER THREAT NFDA CAREER WEBSITE GETS A GOOD START LCV VALUES SHOW GROWTH...

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Pay-to-use instead of pay-to-own. This is one of the buzz phrases in the trade and we can all see emerging signs of it but how, if at all, will it impact on dealerships? The theory is relatively...

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Seat plans Cupra specialist retailers Suzuki offers free GDPR courses to dealers Rockar trumpets Hyundai sales after Motorline handover Ducati retailer named in sub-minimum wage pay scandal Union...

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BMW has ceased production of a number of key models as a result of the new fuel and emissions Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). A senior leasing industry source received an...

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  BMW CUTS PRODUCTION DUE TO WLTP FEARS FULL DETAILS CONFIRMED FOR USED CAR CONFERENCE RECORD NUMBER OF MOTS COULD CAUSE MARCH BACKLOG VAUXHALL-OPEL LOSSES DEEPEN UNDER PSA BREXIT: DAMAGE CONTROL...

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BMW has reset retailer targets for the rest of 2017 following negative feedback from retailers in the first half of the year. The German premium brand was the biggest faller in the latest NFDA Dealer...

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