Car Dealer Magazine is a monthly publication for the retail motor trade which has been published independently since 2008 by Blackball Media, based in Gosport, Hants.
The monthly publication – which is sent directly to 10,000 dealers a month across the motor trade – features news, features and information to help car dealers, both franchised and independent, improve their business.
Founded by James Baggott, the magazine hosts a number of events including CDX, the UK’s largest motor trade Expo, the Used Car Awards with Mike Brewer, and the Car Dealer Power Awards.
Subscriptions to the printed magazine can be made by joining CarDealerClub.com which gives subscribers a guaranteed copy of the magazine and access to selected benefits, including free legal advice from Lawgisitics. A subscription can be had by clicking here.
Car Dealer Magazine back issues
Back issues of Car Dealer can be ordered from the Car Dealer team. Please Contact Us for the latest prices and availability.
All issues of Car Dealer are available to buy and view on Issuu.com – the online platform for magazines. These can be viewed on a desktop, tablet or phone. View our back catalogue of magazines here.
Car Dealer Magazine has a large variety of advertising options for motor trade suppliers including on this busy website, on the Car Dealer Forum which boasts a huge number of active members and of course in the printed issue of Car Dealer Magazine.
For our latest media pack and information on any of our advertising options please contact a member of the Car Dealer team on (023) 9252 2434 and we’ll get the latest information to you.
Please do not send press releases via this Contact Us box
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How to be a car dealer
Car Dealer Magazine has published a special guide for wannabe car dealers. Featuring help and advice from across the industry the special one-off publication gives those looking to step into the car dealer business the help and advice they will need to do it. From selling at home, to finding your first site, to dealing with insurance and tax – the guide has it all. You can buy it online on Issuu here for £9.99.
What is Blackball Media?
Blackball Media is a publishing company that specialises in the automotive industry. It publishes Car Dealer Magazine, hosts a number of events and provides car and motoring content to a large number of publishers and dealers.
Blackball Media is part of the Baize Group, which is part owned by PA Media, the national news agency and James Baggott.
Blackball Media Company Number: 6473855