The current political and economic climate has had a strong impact on consumer confidence. Indeed, most major sectors of the UK economy have witnessed the same slowdown. Not only have UK consumers cut...

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Head of Dacia UK and Ireland Louise O’Sullivan believes her close work with retailers as area manager in the early 2000s has proven invaluable in her role today leading the growing value brand....

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When science fiction wants to show a glimpse at the world of transportation in years to come, more often than not it takes us to a highly evolved version of a city, and rarely ventures to more rural...

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Sytner Group, the Penske-owned auto retailer, is to relocate its city-based Sheffield BMW business to a new purpose built facility one mile from the Meadowhall shopping centre as part of a wider £50...

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Warrington-based auto retailer Lightcliffe Skoda is to be the subject of a £500,000 refit programme, with the showroom refurbishment expected to be complete before the end of November. The key driver...

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Kia’s new flagship retailer being constructed on the Great West Road, one of London’s prime arterial routes, will open in September, according to chief executive Paul Philpott. While the franchise...

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Somewhat discouraging yet perhaps unsurprising, the results of the latest Auto Retail Network Barometer survey, conducted in partnership with Total, depict a level of shared concern over franchised...

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Northern Ireland-based auto retailer Charles Hurst has enhanced its Vauxhall franchise offering, with the addition of a new showroom facility to its Antrim Road, Newtownabbey site located in County...

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By Jeremy Evans The importance of data is increasingly growing – in terms of permission and quality – as consumers show their willingness to engage with companies who send them personalised,...

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Audi has become the latest car maker to develop a virtual reality showroom experience. Following on from Volvo’s recent demonstration of VR in a showroom-like environment, Audi demonstrated its...

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The best way to get the most from an asset is to use it as much as you can. In these times of extended opening hours, showrooms trade from early morning to early evening, day in, day out. But...

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How ironic that, in the week the UK opts out of plans to tackle the euro debt crisis, the auto retail industry is struggling to get to grips with a new piece of EU legislation – eco-labels on...

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McLaren Automotive and Jardine Motors Group have confirmed the landmark location at One Hyde Park for the McLaren London showroom. The One Hyde Park development consists of 86 apartments and three...

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  Hogdson Mazda has opened a new dealership next to Gateshead’s Metrocentre featuring the UK’s first ‘AutoPod’ – an eight-storey glass tower that can display 32...

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Honda dealerships can now use cutting-edge technology to take the showroom to the customer, following trials of a new video marketing system. By using a camcorder coupled with a broadband internet...

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You might think that the showroom is the safest area of your dealership, but that’s not necessarily the case. It’s simply that the hazards are less obvious. So, what are the main areas of...

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The first car showroom to be located in a shopping mall has just opened at Chatham Maritime. It is operated by Honda retailer G&M Motors and complements the company’s more traditional...

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