South East based retailer has identified a growing consumer trend that showed customers were partaking in longer and more productive interactions outside of showroom hours and on digital platforms.
LEASING & FINANCE
MotoNovo Finance, which is taking the lead in helping dealers to prepare for change is keen to ensure that dealers know that the FCA has announced publicly that this is not the case.
large proportion of dealers clearly see EVs as a potentially significant disruptor for the future as they start to appear in volume on the used market over the next few years.
AFTERMARKET & WORKSHOP
Customers can spread service and maintenance payments over a six or 10‐month 0% interest‐free period.
The 1link Service Network is used to enable 18,000 garages – franchise dealers, independent and fast-fits – to easily process jobs booked by company car, van and truck fleets totalling four million vehicles.
SMCR is arriving hot on the heels of the regulator’s final report on motor finance sales practices which indicated that from next year when final rules are published, motor finance sales commissions linked to interest rates– so called Difference in Charges arrangements – will, in all likelihood, be banned outright.
OEMs are already building product roadmaps for this revolution but what about ‘further out’ innovations like flying cars and ‘hyperloop’ underground urban mass transit systems? Is it too early to take these plans seriously?
Former VW Group, Daimler and Toyota exec joins group as Commercial Vehicle Director.
Coachworks cites cases of dealers holding lists of staff members they will lose following the UK’s exits from the EU.