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Car Dealer Podcast: From the worst test drives to going undercover in dealerships with Rupert Pontin

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  • Featuring guest judge Rupert Pontin director of insight at Cazana
  • Batch and Rebecca choose their favourite stories of the week for the Car Dealer quiz

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Following further price rises for used cars, Car Dealer invited Cazana’s director of insight Rupert Pontin onto the podcast.

There were some unusual headlines as we reported on a car dealer trapped in a vehicle during a test drive, which sparked some more stories about nightmare customers during the show, and Undercover Big Boss aired featuring the Vertu CEO.

This week was packed with new releases and special editions, as brands announced their plans for the future.

In the used car market trade and retail prices continued to rise but for new cars Marshall boss Daksh Gupta said he hadn’t seen any significant price hikes.

If you’ve never listened to the Car Dealer Podcast before, each week we battle it out to choose the best news stories from the last seven days and ask a guest judge from the industry to choose the winner.

Click play below to listen now.

To find out more about the stories featured, click the links below.

If you’d like to be our guest judge on the podcast, you can email [email protected] or to send us a voice message to use on the show you can click here.

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Rebecca has been a motoring and business journalist since 2014, previously writing and presenting for titles such as the Press Association, Auto Express and Car Buyer. She has worked in many roles for Car Dealer Magazine’s publisher Blackball Media including head of editorial.

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