What set the best apart from the rest in the 2018 Auto Retail Website Report? Editor Steve lays out how the best performers earned top marks By Shane Johnson   Arguably, and perhaps in a perfect...

Read more

Auto retailers will be able to seamlessly reach two in-market audiences with one ad following Gumtree’s move to merge its motoring offering with that of eBay. Users will benefit from two ‘shop...

Read more

Strong demand has characterised 2017 with plenty of competition from professional buyers across the range of stock on offer. The trend also reflects the high quality of stock consigned to BCA by fleet...

Read more

Facebook advertising offers a realm of possibilities that allow you to target buyers at different stages of their journey By Matt Wheeler The mobile-first world offers a unique opportunity for auto...

Read more

UK visits to car brand websites hit 68m in Q3, an increase of 6% over the same period in 2016. However, registrations in the period were down by 9% at some 665,000, representing 102 visits per...

Read more

Hyundai is planning to make its online new car sales platform available to retailers. The move, which is expected in the next few months, would allow retailers using the software to set their own new...

Read more

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK says it has answered the changing requirements of today’s car buyers with the launch of its Mitsubishi Buy Online facility. Developed in conjunction with Rockar,...

Read more

Sytner aims to ‘meet’ its customers as early in the buying process as possible, and uses video and online chat to get in front of them at the first opportunity Similar to other dealer groups,...

Read more

The size of the parts market for motor retailers is bigger than many might think, witnessed by the popularity of events such as the Goodwood Revival and its sister event the Festival of Speed, and by...

Read more

Peugeot is demonstrating that customers can use its ‘Order Online’ system anywhere to buy a car, by providing a portal to the ecommerce platform within a London phone box. Dubbed Peugeot Russell...

Read more

Automotive websites outperform those from other retail industries, but more to be done to win trust The websites of the UK automotive industry are ranked as better than those from many other...

Read more

Following trials in Italy selling Fiat’s 500, 500L and Panda models, and off the back of recruitment from a range of automotive brands into senior positions, we now know that the UK will be the...

Read more

The most common mistakes that retailers make online, and how to solve them By Aaron Krane, CEO  and founder of Drive Motors More than ever, dealerships must get on board with e-commerce or risk...

Read more

I don’t think anyone was surprised to hear that Amazon is planning to sell cars in the UK after its trials on Fiats in Italy, and its previous work in the USA. As a consumer, in many ways I think it...

Read more

GDPR, or to give it the full title, General Data Protection Regulation, will be law on the 25th May 2018 and will supersede the current Data Protection Act 1998. And the changes could have a massive...

Read more

The latest WannaCry Cyber-attack has reminded us of the importance of having robust security systems that are constantly reviewed to incorporate the latest updates. Considering the tech heavy times we...

Read more

For many organisations, the task of understanding the impact of GDPR on their business and the changes they’ll need to implement is causing more than a few headaches. But consumer trust has been...

Read more

Online car sales are set to cost 27,000 automotive sales jobs by 2027, as new research from online review community Trustpilot and the Centre for Economics and Business (CEBR) reveals motorists...

Read more

Vertu Motors has launched a full, end-to-end, online sales platform for used cars, including part exchange capability and finance capability. The company believes it is the first in the market to be...

Read more

Suzuki will major on refining its new customer website, which the company’s UK car division director Dale Wyatt claims is the best in the industry, rather than follow the trend of creating an online...

Read more
(Page 2 of 8)

Start your free 14 day trial

Get free access to our Bulletin, Agenda & Profit for 14 days.

After 14 days we will auto bill your credit or debit card unless the order is cancelled.


As an auto retail executive you need insightful and unique industry intelligence to boost your business potential. Here’s a taste of what Auto Retail Network has to offer:

  • Get informed and boost your business potential
  • More than 1,200 fellow executives have joined us
    since launch
  • Independent, carefully crafted, unique content relevant to you and your business
  • Develop a greater awareness of market trends and opportunities
  • Access to a wide range of materials whenever, wherever and however you want it
  • Significant discounts on ARN events, reports and
    other publications