HONDA TO CUT 30 RETAILERS SCATHING REVIEWS FORCE MOTOR OMBUDSMAN RETHINK VW SAYS 1% SERVICE GROWTH AN EASY WIN BEST-IN-INDUSTRY PAY PACKAGE FOR BMW TECHNICANS FCA CONFIRMS RENAULT MERGER BID...

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Has the Hyundai experience with its Kona EV shone a spotlight on a potentially huge but so far little talked about fly in the whole EV ointment? You probably know that Hyundai has an order bank of...

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  DIRECTORS CHANGE AT NORTON WAY AND RRG VOLVO OFFERS BREXIT PRICE PROMISE SYTNER COMPLETES SUPERCAR DEVELOPMENTS RETAILERS BUOYED BY SALES INCREASE CHINESE EV START-UP PREFERS LEASE MODEL TO...

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Volkswagen is piloting a car subscription service in partnership with specialist provider Drover. While the scheme is being launched with cars initially supplied through VW Financial Services,...

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NEW EMISSIONS STANDARDS TROUBLING DVLA VW TRIALS CAR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE JLR REBRANDS DAILY RENTAL SERVICE LOOKERS SAYS AWARD JUSTIFIES £7 MILLION INVESTMENT FORD STARTS AXING LOSS-MAKING MODELS...

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Listers says all the current staff at a VW dealership will be retained and keep their jobs after expanding its footprint in the Midlands with the purchase of a seventh retail outlet. The...

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November saw a further 3.0% decline in new car registrations, with 158,639 vehicles registered compared with 164,541 in the same month in 2017. That brings the year to date total to 2,223,058, 6.9%...

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A lack of WLTP approved engines has left Volkswagen Group retailers unable to take orders for the majority of its range. An internal Volkswagen document seen by Auto Retail Agenda shows that as of the...

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VW GROUP HIT BY WLTP CRISIS ANGER AT PLUG-IN GRANT CUT PRE-REGS COST RENAULT RETAIL £6M EDEN SEES PROFITS FALL 63% SITE UPGRADES SEE FG BARNES PROFITS HALVE SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT A ‘SUPER SESSION’...

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July saw a small increase in registrations of 1.2% compared with the same month last year, driven in the main by a 2.6% increase in fleet registrations. Private registrations were flat (+0.1%), while...

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Peugeot is aiming to solve vehicle supply issues caused by WLTP regulations with a team of people dedicated to managing retailer orders.  The switch from NEDC mpg and CO2 testing to WLTP testing is...

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  STOCK PUSH THREAT OVER WLTP THREAT TO LONDON RETAILERS FROM DIESEL TAX PLAN SUZUKI NAMES BEST FOR AFTERSALES THEME EVENTS WORK, SAYS SUPERCAR RETAILER WHO’S WHERE IN AUTO RETAIL 2018 OUT NOW...

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The continued resurgence in private registrations helped to drive a second month of growth in the new car market, with May’s increase of 10.1% coming off the back of the April rise of 26.3%, pushing...

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Volkswagen looks set to reduce retailer numbers across Europe following a dealer council meeting held last week. At the European Dealer Council meeting Volkswagen’s passenger car sales, marketing...

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Van manufacturers and their representative bodies have issued a clarion call against attempts to demonise diesel. They point out that almost all light commercials sold in the UK are diesel-powered and...

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The UK new car market achieved another record year in 2016 despite a fall in the December figures Annual registrations climbed for the fifth year in a row to reach almost 2.7 million, but the growth...

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Luca de Meo, Seat’s charismatic president, who professes to be a lucky guy in the right place at the right time with the right company, has nominated an increasingly profitable European retail...

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Embattled automaker Volkswagen wheeled out the big guns for a critical meeting with its retailers as it tries to restore faith in the brand in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal. Herbert...

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A cursory glance at the latest figures tell a story of success and solid growth. The clamour for new metal continues, fuelled in part by attractive financing deals and the apparent endless supply of...

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