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Download: Car Dealer Magazine Issue 148

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Car Dealer Magazine’s digital issue 148 is out – so sit back, relax and settle into reading your favourite motor trade publication wherever you are.

Our digital magazine can be viewed here on this post on whatever you’re reading this story on, or you can download the Issuu App to your iPad or other tablet to get a more immersive experience.

To view this month’s issue just click on the image above and you can view it full screen, zoom in and out to read the stories and flick through the digital pages.


Inside this month’s jam-packed issue you can read about:

News 

We’ve rounded up the month’s news in our bite-sized sections which digest the latest from the dealer, business and supplier worlds.

Investigations

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We’ve bought together our most popular Car Dealer Investigations into one place for you to read at your leisure including:

  • A detailed look at the used car market in a special investigation for the motor trade
  • Which used cars are dropping the fastest in value
  • Whether digital car dealerships are here to stay
  • A look at a booming area of the motor trade – why motor home sales rocketing and prices rising

Car Dealer Live round-up

With interviews in the last month with the likes of Tom Hartley, Alexanders Prestige, Peter Waddell and Pendragon boss Bill Berman, we’ve had a packed few weeks of interviews on our live show. Here we round up what they said and give you handy links to watch them all.

Hot hatch test

We pitch hot hatch rivals including the Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30N, VW Golf GTI TCR and Ford Focus ST against each on wet Welsh roads (aren’t they always?). Find out which comes out on top.

Porsche Taycan

We road test the Tesla Model S alternative from Porsche which can hit 161mph and 60mph in just 2.6 seconds. Not to mention, look absolutely stunning while doing it.

Columnists

  • James Baggott ponders where car dealerships fit in to a digital future
  • James Litton whispers it quietly – but he’s back at work and very busy
  • While our secret man in the the trade Big Mike has a look back at the history of the ‘Special Edition’

Advice

Our advice section has a variety of handy guides including:


  • 11 top tips for the restart every car dealer boss should know
  • A guide to making redundancies
  • And the crucial difference between click and collect and reserve and collect

Suppliers

We also hear from Car Dealer Magazine’s supporters (who among our advertisers ensure we can make the magazine happen for free for you) including:

  • First Response’s Ben Garside on not opening showrooms
  • HeyCar on the road to recovery
  • Autoguard Warranties on ensuring your dealership enjoys a fast rebound
  • New online classified website YoAuto gets introduced
  • And insurer Gallagher explains the difficulties in managing Covid-19 restrictions in the workplace

The easiest way to access it is by clicking on the digital magazine at the top of this page. 

For a quick video on how to do it, click below:

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James is the founder and editor-in-chief of Car Dealer Magazine, and CEO of parent company Baize Group. James has been a motoring journalist for more than 20 years writing about cars and the car industry.

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