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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Robert Forrester, Daksh Gupta, Mike Hawes and Sue Robinson have all criticised the lockdown measures to be introduced on Thursday 5 November, which sees auto retailer showrooms forced to close. Mr...

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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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Vertu Motors has recovered swiftly from the lockdown to report a profit before tax of £4.7 million, after the industry-wide shutdown sent its Q1 into loss. The group’s half-year results to 31...

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  FORAY LOSS NARROWS AUTO RETAIL LIVE URGES FOCUS ON DATA AGNEW 10% JOBS CULL FARNELL OPENS £2.4m LAND ROVER BRADFORD CROWN HONDA COLINDALE TO BECOME HOMES EU CLOSES NOx EMISSIONS LOOPHOLE...

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Marshall Motors’ Daksh Gupta, Waylands’ founder John O’Hanlon, Mazepoint’s Tracy Ellam and Auto Trader’s Ian Plummer are lined up for the next Auto Retail Live webinar on September 15,...

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  HEADLINE SPEAKERS WILL HELP YOU MEET 70-PLATE TARGETS WELSH SYTNER BMW MINI CLOSES STONEACRE TARGETS DISUSED LAND FOR VOLVO SITE VIDEO ‘TREBLES CONVERSION’ WORLD NEWS – US sales...

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  PENDRAGON CLOSURES DETAILED BREXIT HALVES JOHN GROSE PROFIT PSA RETAIL TURNS AROUND LOSS BURGUNDY TAKES STAKE IN VERTU WORLD NEWS – TrueCar sells RV division, PSA blasts US retailers...

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“Strong pent-up demand” is driving a surge in sales of new and used vehicles at Vertu’s Scottish retailers, says CEO Robert Forrester. Its Glasgow central Nissan dealer was the...

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  Lotus retailer network ‘to be 75% new’ Vertu reports surge in Scottish demand Marshalls adds Aylesbury VW Indoor masks to become mandatory Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus explained Subprime...

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Vertu Motors has used its latest full-year results to set the scene for the year ahead and has even hinted that it could be acquisitive as it was “well-positioned to take advantage of the...

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  SCOTLAND AND WALES RETAILER FRUSTRATION LOOKERS DEBT COULD SOON EXCEED VALUATION LOOKERS, PICADOR DEALERS CLOSE NEW MD FOR NISSAN WEST WAY AUTO TRADER REMOVES DISPLAY ADS FRANCE LAUNCHES EV...

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Auto retail executives and sales platforms are reporting a rise in activity and vehicle sales following PM Boris Johnson’s confirmation showrooms should be able to reopen from 1 June. Vertu’s...

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  INDUSTRY REPORTS GREEN SHOOTS £1.3bn CARGIANT LEADS AUTO RETAIL RICH LIST BLACKROCK DECREASES INCHCAPE INVESTMENT CLELAND GOES VIRAL WITH COVID-FRIENDLY HANDOVER DEMO VOLVO SUBSCRIPTION...

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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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Guest blog by Robert Forrester Last week, Auto Retail Network discussed some of the issues around delivering cars to customers and the balance between keeping the UK economy going as much as possible...

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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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    AUTO RETAIL NETWORK GOING DIGITAL NOW MOTORS PROFITS UNDER PRESSURE DUE TO HYUNDAI GROWTH IMDA LAUNCHES FURLOUGH COMMISSION PETITION IMPERIAL CARS LAUNCHES ONLINE DELIVERY PLATFORM...

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Vantage Motor Group is believed to be selling four of its 22 dealerships to Vertu and Steven Eagell, according to Auto Retail Agenda sources. Vertu Motors is understood to have bought the neighbouring...

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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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