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
A ‘SMALL’ number of Evans Halshaw Vauxhall dealerships has been earmarked for closure – including one in Peterlee, County Durham. A consultation is under way with ‘affected team members’ at the site. A spokesperson for Pendragon, Evans Halshaw’s parent company, said: ‘Following proposals by Vauxhall to revise its future distribution strategy, Pendragon has agreed toREAD MORE
THE UK’S top-performing MG sales and aftersales teams were handed awards at the manufacturer’s annual dealer conference in London recently. The Dealer of the Year for 2019 was Nathaniel Cars which operates from three locations in South Wales. The business was chosen because of its exceptional contribution to MG’s sales figures and for providing customerREAD MORE
UKTV has invested in online car repair marketplace ClickMechanic using its multi-million-pound investment fund, UKTV Ventures. The online start-up, which allows motorists to get quick online quotes and book pre-vetted mechanics, has secured £1m worth of commercial airtime across the broadcaster’s network of channels. ClickMechanic’s real-time, online quoting engine is the first of its kindREAD MORE
THE latest data from Auto Trader, the UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace for new and used cars, found that 2019’s most popular cars were dominated by German marques. Analysis of over two-and-a-half billion advert views on its marketplace last year revealed that the Volkswagen Golf was the most popular new car model, whilst the BMWREAD MORE