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Here’s what you might have missed on Car Dealer Live this week

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From market trends to classic Rolls-Royces, Car Dealer Live featured a raft of fascinating guest this week.

Guests shared the latest trends to affect the market, the pressures car dealers are feeling and what it’s like to sell a customer their first Rolls-Royce.

Read on to see what you might have missed this week – and if you’ve missed any of the shows over the past few weeks, then head over to the Live section of our website or subscribe to our channel on YouTube. That also means you’ll get an alert every time a show is about to start.


Monday – ASE Global’s Mike Jones

ASE Global chairman Mike Jones discussed the average loss dealers made in April, dealer profitability, changes to the furlough scheme and how beneficial a scrappage scheme would be for the industry.

Tuesday – Scott Sibley from Redgate Lodge

On Tuesday, Redgate Lodge owner Scott Sibley came on the show. He chatted about the changes the business has undergone during lockdown, how he started his car dealer life by shifting Renault Clios and the importance of video in selling cars.


Wednesday – Edward Lovett from Collecting Cars

Launched early last year, Collecting Cars is an online auction platform for collectable cars, bikes and automobilia – whether they’re old, classic or modern. They’ve quickly become well-known – not least because they broadcast regular podcasts hosted by Top Gear presenter Chris Harris. We chatted to founder Edward Lovett on how he started the business.

Thursday – P&A Wood’s Georgina Wood

P&A Wood MD Georgina Wood appeared on the show on Thursday and gave a fascinating insight into the 50-year-old business. It’s renowned worldwide for selling the finest classic Rolls-Royces and Bentleys, and holds a Rolls-Royce Motor Cars franchise selling new cars. P&A Wood also holds the unique honour of being the UK’s only Rolls-Royce approved repairer. A Car Dealer Live that’s not to be missed.

Friday – Autovillage’s Paul Boyce

On Friday we spoke to Paul Boyce, owner of Cheltenham-based Autovillage. The business is the top performing SsangYong dealer in the UK and has relies upon a loyal customer base that loves the way Boyce does business.

Coming up this week on Car Dealer Live we have: 

  • Monday: Jamie Caple and Craig Vladimirovs, Car Quay
  • Tuesday: Magna Motor Group director Tony Roberts
  • Wednesday: Lipscomb Cars MD Peter Barnes
  • Thursday: Peter Quinn, Emerald House of Cars
  • Friday: Sophus 3’s Scott Gairns

If you have any questions you’d like to ask any of the above you can submit them live during the broadcasts or you can send them to us via this website, or our social media channels including Twitter and LinkedIn.

You can watch all of our Car Dealer Live interviews by clicking here.

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.

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