Motor Trade News

TrustFord Appoint New MD

At traders-insurance.com motor trade insurance comparison service we find trade related news stories and we have learnt that TrustFord have appointed Stuart Foulds as their new CEO. The Ford-owned dealer group appointed Foulds from within and he has a vast amount of...

Paymentswap.co.uk Launched by Exchange & Mart

As providers of a motor trade insurance comparison service we like to highlight trade related new stories and Exchange and Mart recently launched a new, no-fees service that enables buyers to trade in their vehicle while their is still finance to be paid on it....

LCV registrations rise in June

We at traders-insurance.com motor trade insurance find trade related news stories and some recent data from Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed that light commercial vehicle (LCV) sales rose by 1.8% in June of this year. The rise came after...

Aston Barclay Appoint New Sales Director

Car auction group, Aston Barclay have appointed Dave Smith as their new director. Part of his new responsibilities will include doubling the sales of the company over the next five years. The new appointment comes after the management buyout of Aston Barclay in June....

Kia Offers Welsh Customers Dual Language Surveys

Our car dealers insurance customers might be interested to know that Kia Motors became the first manufacturer to offer dual language customer surveys when it introduced them to its eight dealerships in Wales earlier this month. 19% of those living in Wales speak Welsh...

Bank of England Warns Against Consumer Credit Growth

As our car dealer insurance customers know car financing is huge business and something that almost all dealerships offer. However booming consumer credit and car finance do come with a risk for dealers. The fact that consumer credit is growing faster than incomes is...

New Car Registrations Fall in June

Our motor trade insurance customers may not be aware that figures from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the number of new cars registered in June fell quite significantly, with a -4.8% decrease. Although the data shows that June is the...

Lost Vehicle Health Check Work Costing Dealers Big

We wanted to highlight to customers who have arranged their car dealers insurance through our site that data from autoVHC has revealed that car dealers across the UK are losing a small fortune by failing to sell urgently required work during vehicle health checks. The...

2017 Auto Trader Click Awards

The 2017 Auto Trader Click Awards were held recently, where the best dealer websites were honoured for their achievements (I am sure some of the companies who arranged motor traders insurance through the site panel attended) . This was the tenth showing for the annual...

Evans Halshaw Opening New Distribution Centre in Coventry

Evans Halshaw car dealers are planning to open a new distribution centre in Coventry. The brand new facility will stretch ten acres and will serve to take vehicles that have previously been leased and distribute them to Evans Halshaw branches throughout the UK. In...

Land Rover Tops List of Manufacturers With Post Warranty Claims

Analysis of Warranty Direct data from the last three years shows that Land Rover is the manufacturer who deals with the highest amount of post warranty claims. Other manufacturers that had a high number of authorised claims include Vauxhall, Renault and Jaguar....