Dave, production editor on Car Dealer Magazine, is a journalist with more than 30 years' experience in the worlds of newspapers, magazines and public relations.
CDX16 takes place at Silverstone on Tuesday, May 24 – and the Car Dealer team have produced a video to explain why YOU should be there. Our huge motor trade expo, the biggest of its kind in the UK, features industry-leading keynote speakers and a series of fascinating and educational workshops to help you build your business – plusREAD MORE
LEADING luxury dealer group HR Owen brought central London to a standstill by assembling 70 Ferraris in the heart of the city to commemorate the manufacturer’s 70th birthday. In one of the largest Ferrari gatherings ever to grace the capital’s streets, HR Owen Ferrari customer cars descended on Waterloo Place in waves before lining up and wowing enthusiastsREAD MORE
VOLVO Cars is planning to set up a new technology company with Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, to develop the next generation of electrified vehicle technology. Volvo Cars, Geely Auto and Lynk & Co will share vehicle architecture and engine technologies as part of the new project. They will also co-operate more deeply by commonly sourcing componentsREAD MORE
AUTOMOTIVE data experts Cap HPI have appointed Amanda Hardcastle as head of human resources. Hardcastle joins the business from senior roles at Close Brothers Motor Finance and CallCredit Information Group. She also supported Cap HPI’s management team through the process of bringing Cap and HPI together in 2015. Hardcastle will report to Jean-François Boulineau, acting head ofREAD MORE
THE average UK motor dealer made a loss of just under £17,000 in the month of May, according to profitability specialists ASE. The figure is a deterioration of £7,000 from the result posted in the same month in 2016. Mike Jones, ASE chairman, noted: ‘Historically, May was one of the few mid-quarter months where dealersREAD MORE