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Car Dealer Live 50: Dan Kirby, Trade Price Cars

Time 9:59 am, June 8, 2020

Today on Car Dealer Live Dan Kirby, the founder and managing director of Trade Price Cars, talked car sales and racing with James Batchelor. 

The Essex-based business has many awards to its name, including Used Car Dealership of the Year (Over 100 Cars), which it scooped at last year’s Car Dealer Used Car Awards. 

On the show they discussed:

• How the business coped with lockdown

• Kirby’s history and how he got into the motor trade

• Setting up a touring car team

• How the business grew to 250 cars and a finance company

• Changes and simplification since lockdown

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Coming up this week on Car Dealer Live we also have: 

  • Tuesday: Robin Luscombe, Luscombe Suzuki
  • Wednesday: Amari Supercars’ Sheik Amari
  • Thursday: Anton Kahn & John Marshall, SW Car Supermarket

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James Batchelor's avatar

James – or Batch as he’s known – started at Car Dealer in 2010, first as the work experience boy, eventually becoming editor in 2013. He worked for Auto Express as editor-at-large and was the face of Carbuyer’s YouTube reviews. In 2020, he went freelance and now writes for a number of national titles and contributes regularly to Car Dealer. In October 2021 he became Car Dealer's associate editor.

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