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Dealers becoming more savvy with web technology

speed car MTNIt is something of a cliché to say that the internet and search engines have changed the way cars are sold, but given the way consumers have embraced the technology and the rapid uptake of smart-phones, according to an expert at Manheim Financial Services, that pace of change is only just getting going.

 

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Time to turn more car buyers into aftersales customers

Workshop MTNDealers should use 2015 to look at how they address the 'absorption challenge' given its impact upon profitability, that's the view of Angela Barrow, the Managing director of Crewe based service plan specialists EMAC

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New dealership planned for Ipswich

Hammond CarsMDEast Anglia based family owned used cars specialist, Hammond Cars have announced that they will be expanding in 2015 with the opening of another used cars dealership, to be located in Ipswich.

 

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Glyn Hopkin pursue solid growth strategy

Fraser Cohen2Dealer group Glyn Hopkin, who have 30 dealerships across London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire used 2014 to expand its geographical reach, but this year's addition of two new dealerships, Nissan Bedford and Nissan Cambridge are only part of a strategy that will see the group boost turnover and profit.

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TMS Hinkley move and add Kia

HinkleyLeicestershire Volvo dealership TMS Hinckley have announced plans for a move to a redeveloped site as part of an expansion project that also includes a new Kia dealership.

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