Motor Trade News

Warranties Key to Offering Reassurance In Used Electric Car Sales

Offering warranties with used electric cars is key to moving customers towards purchasing used hybrid and electric cars according The Warranty Group although not all of our combined motor trade insurance may not agree. Although the sales of hybrid and electric...

New Research Shows Just 23% of Motorists Will Buy Diesel Next Time

New research backed by Autocar has revealed that only 23% of motorists plan to buy diesel for their next vehicle purchase. The main reason for this being concerns over pollution and emissions. Unsurprisingly, petrol was the number one fuel of choice, with around 60%...

JCT600 Opens New Porsche Centre Teesside Dealership

The site that serves as the new dealership has been in redevelopment for 8 months and now provides enough space for 15 new vehicles and 40 used vehicles. In addition to the showroom, there are also a number of aftersales facilities, including an MOT bay, nine-bay...

The Opposition to Driverless Trucks

Driverless technology is something we're seeing in the news more and more all the time. Technology has finally reached a point where it's feasible for vehicles to drive themselves over long distances. Often the focus is on how this will affect private car owners but...

iVendi Launches New Dealer Council

Online vehicle retailing solution, iVendi hosted a number of dealer group representatives last month for the launch of its new Dealer Council. The event took place at Covent Garden and some major names were in attendance, including Howards Peugeot, Saxon Bridge and...

BCA Appoint New Divisional CEO

The UK and Europe's largest used vehicle marketplace BCA has made Wolfgang E Reinhold its new divisional CEO for Europe. Reinhold has an incredible amount of experience in the industry and has spent the previous 28 years LeasePlan Group asĀ Group Service Senior VP...

Auto Trader Study Reveals Mindset For Dealership Success

Auto Trader have released a study that reveals what the most successful car dealerships are doing in order to gain an edge in an incredibly competitive industry. The study, which was based on interviews with around 70 dealers, shows that those that are most successful...

Drop of Used Vehicle Prices Lower Than Expected in May

Our used car dealer insurance customers may be aware that the drop in value of used cars fell by just 1.5% last month. In comparison to last years' figure of 1.9%, this represents a lower figure than was expected. 3 year old cars that have done 60,000 miles are used...

Nissan GB Appoints New Aftersales Director

Nissan GB has appointed Chris Marsh as its new Aftersales Director. The Japanese motoring giant opted to hire from within, with Marsh having held several sales operations, marketing and dealer network development roles within the company prior to his appointment....