Motor Trade News

Thursday, Oct 27th

You are here: Home News


Anthropomorphism plus sentiment equals used car sales for Skoda

sentimentalBetting on the idea that Brits are sentimental about their cars, Skoda and their West London based dealer Willis Motor Company are trying out what the car maker says is a new approach to selling used cars.

The initiative involves sharing with prospective buyers the name a car had been given by its previous owner, the personality traits they thought it exhibited, and the special memories it helped to create.

Read Full Story

Two key appointments at Infiniti UK

BeestonInfiniti UK has announced appointments in two senior management positions. Jonathan Reynolds joins the brand as Head of Fleet Sales, while Paul Grimsley will manage re-marketing, Residual Values and Service, Maintenance and Repair (SMR) costs.

Read Full Story

iVendi create online motor finance design position

Ivendi screensSteve Lewis has been promoted by iVendi to fill a newly created post focusing on onscreen design, to maximise the impact of online motor finance.

Read Full Story

H. R. Owen celebrates Supercar Sunday

SupercarSundayH.R. Owen’s Supercar Sunday featured 50 of the worlds best supercars and brought Mayfair’s Berkeley Square to a standstill.

Read Full Story

Arval highlight barriers to fleets adding hybrids and EVs

ARval VanManArval UK has suggested the task of integrating plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) into software coded choice lists is hampering their adoption by some fleets.

Read Full Story

CCR Mitsubishi supports equestrian centre

CCR EquestriaCCR Mitsubishi sites in Swindon and Cirencester have teamed up to sponsor the Rein & Shine equestrian centre at Buryhill Farm near Swindon.

Read Full Story

Retail experience counts for new recruit at Washington Kia

DanielleJennings Motor Group’s Kia dealership on Parsons Road in Washington, Tyne and Wear has appointed 23 year old Danielle Quinn-Clark who hails from the town as it’s newest sales executive.

Read Full Story

Breeze Volkswagen adds Cooper Solutions’ FullAppraisal

AndyGarrettSouth coast group, Breeze Volkswagen, has adopted FullAppraisal from Cooper Solutions for its vehicle appraisals.

Read Full Story

Upgrade for CarVue garage software

CarvueScreensGarage management software package, CarVue, has been upgraded with the addition of a stock management capability.

The package allows garages to create ‘products’ for sale to customers, by picking them to be added to quotations and invoices. These can now be marked as stock items, allowing a stock level to be inputted so the stock level reduces as the item is sold.

Read Full Story