James is the founder of Car Dealer Magazine and MD of parent company Blackball Media.
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
THE headlines made for uncomfortable reading at Pendragon HQ. Chief executive Mark Herbert had ‘driven off into the sunset’ just three months after taking charge of the listed dealership group. The puns in the papers were plentiful, but they wouldn’t have softened the blow. Exactly why the new man left the business so early intoREAD MORE
I IMAGINE that working in the car trade must sometimes feel like the whole world is against you. Moaning customers, problem cars, difficult suppliers – I bet that it can all get a bit too much. Unfairly, the car industry gets a bad press when it comes to looking after customers, especially when other industriesREAD MORE
IN these times of falling car sales, difficult economic conditions and political uncertainty, taking a day out of the office to think differently about your business might seem like a tough thing to do. However, it’s at exactly times like these that you need to take a step back, take a breather and as aREAD MORE