Retailers in Northern Ireland are warning car buyers face price rises due to post-Brexit changes to VAT and customs red tape on movements between England and Northern Ireland. The biggest hurdle is...

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With a number of sector-specific sticking points, and EU concern about a level playing field where the UK might be able to undercut European standards but still have access to the market, a Brexit...

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  LSH AUTO LOSSES HIT £18M AHEAD OF PANDEMIC HR OWEN ‘JUST ABOVE BREAKEVEN’ IN 2020 HYUNDAI LAUNCHES BREXIT PRICE PROTECTION 2030 EV RULING TRIGGERS ENQUIRIES LEAP 1 IN 5 US CADILLAC...

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  VERTU COMPLETES BMW PURCHASES FROM INCHCAPE PORSCHE RETAIL GROUP MARGIN GROWS TO 3.1% RETAILERS BACK AGENCY MODEL AUTO RETAIL LIVE TO SET 2021 AGENDA DCH MILLBURN IS ‘BEST US DEALER’ BARBER...

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After a strong performance across the industry in August and September, it seems pretty clear motor dealers are facing uncertain times in Q4 and ahead into next year. As I write this, retailers in...

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  AVERAGE PAY FALLS, FEWER STAFF FORECAST WHAT DID RETAILERS LEARN IN THE FIRST LOCKDOWN? VERTU’S FORRESTER PRESENTS £3k WATCH TO TOP SALESPERSON CHARLES HURST’S McNAB TO RETIRE AUTO RETAIL...

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  AUTO INDUSTRY SLAMS LOCKDOWN DECISION LLOYD PROFIT FALLS 24% IGA SHORTLISTED FOR COVID CHAMPION AWARD AUTO RETAIL LIVE TO DISCUSS LOCKDOWN FRENCH RETAILER LOCKDOWN BLOW GROUP 1’S HESTERBERG:...

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A no-deal Brexit and WTO rules would see the auto retail industry “facing the dark side of the moon,” Peoples founder and Ford of Europe Product Panel chair Brian Gilda has warned. He said a deal...

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The distribution model for cars in the UK needs to change, and it needs to change quickly, with manufacturers moving to a hub and satellite dealership strategy. So says TW White and Sons managing...

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The scale of the economic damage in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic means that businesses will have to innovate to survive, accelerating the pace of change towards a digital economy. Companies that...

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So, at year’s end, we finally have some form of resolution to the Brexit debate. Like it or not, the general election gave Boris Johnson what Teresa May craved – a strong and (hopefully) stable...

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2020 will be a big year for the auto industry, not least because of increasing anxiety around climate change and the disruption Brexit could cause. In its report on consumer trends for 2020,...

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NISSAN USING HOLOGRAMS FOR JUKE RETAILER LAUNCH INSPIRATION AND EDUCATION AT NADA 2020 VOSPERS TURNOVER NEARS £250m AUTO TRADER BOARD NOW 50% FEMALE BCA VALUATIONS OFFERS REAL-TIME INSIGHT RENAULT...

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ROCKAR HEADS TOWARD PROFITABILITY VAUXHALL TO PUSH DIESEL IN 2020 PSA RETAIL POSTS 2018 LOSS LOOKERS FCA INVESTIGATION DETAILS EMERGE TESLA ‘MAKE OR BREAK’ PRODUCTION FIGURES JLR TO STOP...

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HONDA NFDA SUCCESS VALIDATES STRATEGY IMPERIAL CAR SUPERMARKETS PROFITS SLUMP GM CEO JOINS NADA SPEAKER LINE-UP LABOUR EV SCRAPPAGE SCHEME NEW JERSEY RETAILERS SUE TESLA GERMANY’S £48BN CLIMATE...

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Leaders from the retail and manufacturing sides of the automotive industry were among attendees of the latest Brexit round-table meetings held by business secretary Andrea Leadsom this week. Daksh...

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PRE-REG LEVELS DELAYING AGENCY AGREEMENTS NFDA LAUNCHES BREXIT HELPDESK NEW FLEET HQ FOR LOOKERS SHELBOURNE GROWS WITH RENAULT NEW VW BRANDING GOOGLE OPENS UP AUTONOMOUS SOFTWARE STOCKWATCH – New...

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Hyundai is planning to repeat its Brexit preparation in case the UK leaves the EU without a deal later this year. The move will see the brand increase national stock levels by 50% in the run up to the...

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Seat has hit a network average return on sales of 2.0%, according to managing director Richard Harrison. “We hit our strategic target last year, three years after we set out our recovery programme;...

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March is a vital month for UK motor retail. With the launch of the new registration plate it is the top month of the year, both in terms of retailer turnover and profitability. Over the past two...

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