For the second week running, senior auto industry execs have stepped up warnings to partners about the impact of the semiconductor shortage. Ford global production may fall 50% in Q2 as the chip...

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  AUTO CHIP SHORTAGE TO WORSEN IN Q2 USED CAR MARKET ‘HOTTING UP’ LONDON DIESEL ‘BARGAINS’ RESOLD TO THE SHIRES H&M ‘FREE SUIT LOAN’ FOR JOB INTERVIEWS CARVANA IN SALE-READY...

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A predicted surge in market share for electric vehicles is the single biggest change to the Dealership of Tomorrow report, said author Glenn Mercer as he presented his annual update to his long...

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  GROUND LAID FOR 2021 BUDGET SCOTTISH CUSTOMERS CAN ACCESS SHOWROOMS GROUP 1 BATTLE TO TURN FOOTBALL CLUB INTO PDI CENTRE FREE COVID TESTS FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN VOLKSWAGEN: 2020...

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With online sales processes and ‘click and collect’ services firmly in place following the first lockdown period, retailers will surely have been hoping for a less impactful second lockdown. But...

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  RYBROOK TURNOVER UP, PROFIT DOWN EASTERN WESTERN PROFIT UP 15% SNOWS MAINTAINS PROFIT IN 2019 CARWOW HONOURS RETAILERS IN NEW AWARDS FORD LAUNCHES USED CAR PLATFORM BMW TAKING CONTROL OF SALES...

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  AUTO RETAILERS IN POSITIVE COVID-19 TESTS EU IMPORT TARIFFS ‘INEVITABLE’? ARTHURS HAS A HEART GRANT SHAPPS VISITS GRANGE CAR DEALER BANNED BY INSOLVENCY SERVICE SONIC AUTOMOTIVE CEO...

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Commentators are bemoaning the weakest ever ‘new plate’ September following a 4.4% drop in new car registrations, but the true picture is rarely as simplistic as the headlines. It should be noted...

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The headline figures for registrations in August might on the surface look disappointing, with the month finishing 5.8% down compared with 2019. But the retail element of those registrations was down...

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  MARSHALL’S NEW SENIOR APPOINTMENTS TO SUPPORT GROWTH CARWOW ‘GENERATED 7% OF AUGUST SALES’ AUGUST SALES UP IN NI, SCOTLAND, WALES INCHCAPE SWINDON THIEF JAILED GDPR MOTORING OFFENCE FEARS...

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Telford’s Greenhous has reported a £310k pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December 2019, down from 2018’s £528k profit (a 52% decline). The total represents an operating margin of 0.31%,...

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  GREENHOUS 2019 PROFIT HALVES CLIVE BROOK VOLVO EXPANSION PLANS MSP DEBATES FROM HONDA RETAILER GAMBLING ADDICT JAILED FOR DICK LOVETT THEFT WORLD NEWS – New CEO for AutoAlert, Bilia...

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  Perrys in profit, fined by HSE Boohoo buys Marshall Vauxhall Leicester site 70-plate advance registration to open Auto Trader using Looker tech Conferences return in October WORLD NEWS – Ford...

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  DATA SHOWS BOOMING JUNE ‘ONE METRE PLUS’ TO HELP TEST DRIVES VAUXHALL CLOSED FOR PERRYS, ARNOLD CLARK, DONNELLY FORD’S BARRATT WARNS ON DEMAND TG HOLDCROFT, DRIVE MOTOR RETAIL IN PROFIT...

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Hygiene and social distancing measures risk turning showroom sales into a “sanitised, mechanical process” warns Ford MD Andy Barratt. Retailers have “got to work out how to get the emotion, and...

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  RETAILERS AWAIT CLARITY ON SHOWROOM REOPENING FORD MD WARNS OF ‘SANITISED SALES’ PWC PREDICTS V-SHAPE RECOVERY CAFFYN FAMILY GIFT SHARES CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY ROUNDUP RETAILERS REOPEN...

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Ford expects to maintain a price premium for electric vehicles for almost 10 years, even if the price of battery technology comes down. Instead, as battery technology becomes less expensive Ford will...

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Ford’s two-tier network looks set to end as the Blue Oval plans drop around 180 showrooms from its current 400-strong franchise operation. With several retailers contacting Auto Retail Bulletin to...

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  VAUXHALL PROMISES RETAILER PROFIT LIFT IN 2021 ARNOLD CLARK PLANS FOR STARBUCKS, EV CHARGERS LOOKERS WINS AUDI AWARD RETAILER TO CLOSE AFTER PLANNING FAIL FORD CUTS COST-PER-LEAD 80% WITH...

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VANTAGE SELLS FOUR DEALERSHIPS VAUXHALL FIRST WITH USED EV BATTERY CERTIFICATE FLOOD-HIT RETAILERS RECEIVE INDUSTRY SUPPORT SPECIALIST CARS OF MALTON CEASES TRADING FORD SEEKS $1M DAMAGES FOR FLIPPED...

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