Discussing Phil's valiant attempt at being the first guest on the MTR quiz, Carsnip.com's impressive impact on the industry, the Car Wow debate, Lipscombe cars new Volvo showroom and Volvo's strong V90 offer. Plus new car buyers changing earlier than before, Pendragon's record sales with 11.3% rise in turnover. David peel is announced as Peugeot UK MD, while discussing Nona Bowkis article on finance companies forcing dealers to pay out after complaints. Lastly, we talk awards with Skoda's top trio of retailers announced plus Sinclair Group named as Mercedes-Benz retailer of the year.
A mad idea for a quiz for the industry was born a few weeks ago. Today you can hear the first episode. Philip Nothard of CAP HPI has bravely volunteered to be our stooge (sorry, ... first guest) to take part. We hope you will, too! Enjoy ...
An influential member of the automotive industry, having been a lifelong member of the IMI, current Vice Chairman of the Charters Group and former National Chairman of the Peugeot Dealers Association, David is also the MD of Automotive Assets Limited.
We're chatting today about the NFDA Trusted Dealers conference, Facebook's enhancements in video ads, Starbucks new app, Carsnip.com, Vertu's new Land Rover dealership in Leeds and Thursday night's #AMawards.
Due to popular demand, today we are broadcasting Jim Reid's episode from December. Jim shares his experience using Facebook to help his business in the tough times since the Oil Industry boom ceased in neighbouring Aberdeen.
Alastair Campbell has developed Carsnip.com which is essentially a search engine for cars but with one huge benefit for dealers: customers are passed directly to your website. Take a listen to find out more.
Today Philip and I are chatting about the 2.9% rise in new car registrations in January, Vertu Motors Honda acquisition, Honda's reliability success plus Infinity joins the London Motor Show line up and Automechanika in Birmingham in June.