David Bilsborough of Cheshire Cars approached us with some startling information.
David has discovered that dealers who opt out of AutoTrader's PX tool have their cars removed from all search on AutoTrader's UK site, instantly.
David describes this anomaly and the impact it is having on dealers businesses from small independents to major PLC dealer groups.
If you are affected by this decision, join in the conversation at: www.twittercardealers.ning.com
Today's topics include Marshall's acquisition of Ridgeway Group, a new female-only motor trade podcast, David Cameron buying a banger for his Mrs, Donnelly Group expand with Vauxhall, online Finance calculators used by most of MT 200 dealer groups.
Joining Derek & Philip today are Daksh Gupta, CEO and Mark Raban, CFO of Marshall Motor Holdings to discuss this morning's announcement of the acquisition of Ridgeway Group.
Robin Luscombe joins Derek & Philip to discuss his new 360 degree car interior videos. We're also joined by James Hind, CEO of Car Wow to dispel the myths around the business and the perceptions of Car Wow by the industry.
Jon Davies heads up Get the edge - a development and training company with extensive motor trade engagement. Jon shares with us how dealers can get the best out of their staff by treating them by the 'Generations' each falls in to.