GAP sales suspended, Martin Lewis car finance claim form goes mad, and ASA says EVs aren't 'zero emission' - with Jason Cranswick, episode 144
Car Dealer Podcast
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1w ago
Martin Lewis’s car finance complaint tool receives 262,500 inquiries in opening days Financial incentives are needed NOW to boost new and used electric car demand Trading Standards clamp down on used car dealers’ ‘unfair’ admin fees Google to take wraps off its Vehicle Ads solution for motor trade at Car Dealer Live Gap insurers agree to suspend sales immediately after FCA voiced concerns Vertu Motors buys back 200,000 shares as car dealer remains a ‘sitting duck’ for investors --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/car-dealer-magazine/message ..read more
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Inchcape eyes site sale options, EV pre-reg 'probability', Group 1 set to axe 10% of UK jobs – with Rebecca Chaplin, episode 143
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
2w ago
Battleground: How will car makers hit tough 2024 EV targets? And do car buyers REALLY want electric cars? Honda boss on hitting electric car targets, used cars and what 2024 has in store for car dealers Shock as SUV Prestige is forced to close due to ‘difficult trading conditions’ for used car dealer Inchcape confirms it could offload all its UK dealerships but says a sale isn’t certain Used car prices drop just 0.1% in January as falls begin to level out – video update Group 1 set to axe about 10% of UK jobs in first three months of 2024 Tribunal rules in favour of used car dealer who ran int ..read more
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FCA 'effectively bans' GAP insurance, Lookers owners need to refinance, and the Geneva Motor Show returns with little fanfare – with Tom Jaconelli, episode 142
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
3w ago
FCA ‘effectively banning’ car dealers from selling Gap Insurance from February Geneva Motor Show could appear in more countries, despite Qatar event controversy Which car manufacturers will and won’t be attending the Geneva Motor Show? Arnold Clark owner pays £78.3m tax bill as the largest car dealer tax payers are revealed Stellantis expands used car sales potential in UK with launch of Spoticar Direct service Sources say Lookers owners are fishing for fresh funds to refinance buy-out deal Used car supermarket Motorpoint issues profit warning after drop in prices UK revealed to be the most tr ..read more
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Trading Standards warning over dealers on Facebook, Houthis cause supply chain issues, Lookers staff facing further woes – with Steve Corwood, episode 141
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
1M ago
Trading Standards warns of dangers of buying from used car dealers posing as private sellers on Facebook Tesla and Volvo to halt European production after Red Sea shipping attacks by Houthi rebels Now Lookers ‘asks staff to work weekends and longer hours due to staff shortages’ Electric car price war expected this year as Chinese brands eye large slice of UK market by 2030 Single franchised car dealer enjoys another stellar year as it rakes in impressive £1.4m profit Used car dealers missing out on £30m due to underpricing vehicles on Auto Trader --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters ..read more
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Lookers ramps 'at serious risk of collapse', Cinch loses money, and 22% EV mandate comes into force - with Neil Smith, episode 140
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
1M ago
Used car dealer Cinch lost £181m in 2023 results reveal ZEV mandate comes into force prompting calls for EV incentives and better infrastructure Lookers staff at threat of redundancy claim car dealer group is ‘cutting corners’ Whistleblowers claim Jaguar Land Rover dealership ramps at ‘serious risk of collapse’ Successful Toyota dealership to pass into hands of employees as owners step down My reasons to be cheerful (and not) for the motor trade in 2024 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/car-dealer-magazine/message ..read more
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Cazoo running out of cash, used car prices tumble again, and JLR offers to insure your Range Rover – with Mike Brewer, episode 139
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
2M ago
Used car dealer Cazoo says it faces going under as it reveals new cash crisis Used car prices tumble again in December – but will begin to stabilise in 2024 JLR launches insurance product for Range Rover customers in face of rising thefts Could Lookers acquisition fall foul of Takeover Panel rules after wave of redundancies? SsangYong rebrands as KGM Motors in UK and adopts new global slogan Going, going, gone! Much-loved auctioneer to bring down gavel one last time --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/car-dealer-magazine/message ..read more
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Lookers announces mass redundancies before Christmas, Sytner scoops Rybrook showrooms, and James can't get a bank account – with Scott Sibley, episode 138
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
2M ago
Why do banks hate used car dealers so much? The AI Car Dealership Project Part 3 More redundancies looming at Lookers as business managers and sales teams now face cuts Now Christmas parties are ‘cancelled’ as car dealer Lookers axes even more staff Family business JCB Group agrees deal to buy Marshall Volkswagen site in Kent Car dealer group Sytner’s American parent company to buy Rybrook chain of showrooms Data shows Land Rover profit margins are booming for used car dealers How crashing used EV prices can teach all car dealers a lesson --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify ..read more
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Cazoo founder 'retires', Stellantis boss apologises, James pitches to Mike Brewer – with Will Blackshaw, episode 137
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
2M ago
We got things wrong and for that I’m sorry – Stellantis boss opens up about mistakes and why it’s delaying agency sales yet again Comment: How new Stellantis boss handled horrible questions from car dealers Wheeler Dealer Mike Brewer’s top tips for my used car dealership powered by AI Outspoken Cazoo founder Alex Chesterman finally bows out of used car dealer No-haggle agency sales ‘underestimate’ value dealers bring to sales process – Suzuki UK boss CEO Mark Raban ‘stepping down’ at end of the year from car dealer Lookers Car dealer Lookers set for hundreds of redundancies as staff slam ‘disg ..read more
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Our AI-powered dealer project, Daksh Gupta's new CEO role, and Marshall loses more executives – with Phil Johnston, episode 136
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
2M ago
Tesla FINALLY rolls out hotly anticipated Cybertruck after years of delay Exclusive: I’m starting a used car dealership of my own – with the help of AI ⁠Electric car discounts have rocketed by average of 323% in a year – report⁠ Leaked memo reveals two MORE senior directors have quit Marshall Motor Group Cinch and We Buy Any Car owner ups its stake in Vertu for the THIRD time this year Used car price ‘correction’ continues with trade values falling 4.2% AGAIN in November Daksh Gupta accepts role outside of car industry as he joins building merchants --- Send in a voice message: https://podcast ..read more
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BCA gets physical, Nissan invests in Sunderland, Genesis to merge with Hyundai, and Daksh Gupta on why he left Marshall – with Ollie Grummell, episode 135
Car Dealer Podcast
by Car Dealer
3M ago
Used car auction house BCA to hold trial physical sale for first time since pandemic Boost for British car industry as Nissan confirms Sunderland base for electric Juke and Qashqai Genesis to be axed as standalone firm in UK and merge with Hyundai GWM axes controversial Funky Cat name as firm adopts new numbered naming strategy Sources reveal BMW Group has pushed back agency sales even further  JLR spends more than £10m on high technology to thwart car thieves Daksh Gupta on why he left Marshall, what he’ll do next and his career highlights – exclusive Bangers4Ben 2023 raises record-break ..read more
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