Arnold Clark leads retailers in Sunday Times Top Track 100 New car sales decline in Europe NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey in online first Auto Trader reports record audience Darkside is sole KTM...

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  NO AUSTERITY BUT NO VAT RATE CUT UK ‘CHAPTER 11’ BECOMES LAW DELAY HARMS SCOTTISH RETAILERS VW LOOKS TO BUY EUROPCAR AUTO TRADER TO WORK WITH EBBON-DACS FRENCH CAR SALES RECOVER INCHCAPE...

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  RETAILERS REPORT FIRST WEEK REBOUND 1 IN 4 RETAIL JOBS UNDER THREAT HOW TO BRING CUSTOMERS BACK SUCCESSFULLY MORE RETAILERS CLOSE BCA BUYER APP EXTRAS GERMANY REOPENS BUT SALES DOWN 50% CARVANA...

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This week’s new car registration figures were obviously, and significantly, lower than last year’s stats, but within the numbers there were some interesting insights. While the whole market was...

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  OFFICIAL: SHOWROOMS TO REOPEN ON 1 JUNE DRIVE MOTOR RETAIL CLOSES SITE NEW VIDEO CHAT SERVICE LAUNCHED MOTORPOINT ADDS NEW NON-EXEC HOLDEN EXTENDS DEALER WIND-DOWN OFFER EBAY CLASSIFIEDS UP FOR...

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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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Leading franchised retailers are thought to be among businesses consulted by the Department for Business over the Government’s lockdown exit strategy which is expected to be revealed later this...

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  LOOKERS REJECTS PENDRAGON MERGER BID GOVERNMENT CONSULTS RETAILERS OVER REOPENING PLANS ECO PROTEST WARNING FOR DEALERS NEW LOOKERS ONLINE SHOP CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY ROUND-UP LOWER PRICES...

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The NFDA is lobbying the DVLA for clarification on using trade plates during unaccompanied test drives of unregistered new or untaxed used cars. Current DVLA guidance makes no mention of whether a...

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  TRADE PLATE TEST DRIVE CLARITY SOUGHT EDEN SHUTTERED ‘TO PROTECT EMPLOYMENT’ MID-MAY RETURN TO WORK? HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SHOWROOM FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING CORONAVIRUS: auto industry round-up...

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The NFDA has issued guidance for hygiene and social distancing when conducting online sales. A distance of at least two metres between people must be maintained at all times, which should be...

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  NFDA ISSUES ONLINE SALES CAR DELIVERY GUIDANCE CORONAVIRUS LARGE BUSINESS LOANS LAUNCH TODAY POST-LOCKDOWN STOCK WARNING DICK LOVETT, PREMIER CAR SUPERMARKET PLANS CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY...

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Marshall Motors CEO Daksh Gupta has said the business is “selling but not delivering” in line with the spirit of government lockdown guidance. Non-essential servicing work has also ceased. He told...

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  MARSHALL’S BOSS URGES THE SPIRIT OF LOCKDOWN HARWOODS REPORTS ROS DROP TO 0.6% VAUXHALL MD: CAR BUYING TO CHANGE FOREVER IMI TO CLARIFY QUALIFICATIONS FOR 2020 LEARNERS CORONAVIRUS: AUTO...

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The bodies representing the interests of motor traders and wholesalers in the UK have heavily criticised a new publication from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) covering consumer law...

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The last six months has seen a slight improvement in the relationships between franchised dealers and their OEMs after the decline in sentiment reported six months ago. The latest NFDA Dealer Attitude...

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Satisfaction levels in the latest NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey are at a three-year high in the all-important overall manufacturer rating category. The overall average score of 5.9 out of 10 was a...

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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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Last week Trading Standards issued fresh guidance to businesses selling used cars on how they should conduct sales to the public. That’s all well and good, but the NFDA was quick to complain, with...

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Meeting chaired by: David Newman, NFDA Chairman Why was the meeting called and who was in attendance? To discuss the key issues facing UK franchised automotive retailers, coordinate NFDA’s strategy...

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