On this Saturday’s episode of MotortradeRadio.com, Philip Nothard and Derek Blair discuss the latest headlines from Motortrader.com, and updates and highlights from recent events they’ve attended over the week.
Whilst Ford is rolling out its Ford Mobile Service programme nationwide after a successful trial around Greater London; Used cars and aftersales powerPendragon in first quarter.
In another news, Auto Trader has acquired Macclesfield-based Motor Trade Delivery (MTD) for an undisclosed sum. An exclusive to Motortrader.com, Theresa May’s call for a snap election in May will not have a negative impact on the new car market, according to the UK head of Kia.
And finally, Divorcees and older people are the most successful at haggling dealers on used car prices, according to research by iVendi.
This week, Curtis Hutchinson, editor of Motortarder.com joins the podcast, to give us an update of the third annual Motor Trader Rising Stars Awards, next week’s London Motor Show and his thoughts on running the London Marathon last week.
This week Derek & Philip discuss the FCA probe into PCP sales, Peter Vardy's new CarStore in Dundee, iVendi's LCV solution, the Motor Trader Summit 2017, Luscombe's rising star award plus tonight's Ben Ball Scotland at the Dunblane Hydro
On this Saturday’s Easter Weekend special episode of MotortradeRadio.com, Philip Nothard is joined by Jason Jeggo Director of Sales - Radar Video to discuss the latest headlines, including the latest from Cox Automotive, as they launch into the Dealer Management Systems (DMS) market in the UK with Incadea.
In other news, Cox Automotive UK has launched a used car benchmarking data tool, the long-awaited competitor to Auto Trader’s i Control – presents dealers with a dashboard that highlights imagery, pricing, search volumes and days in stock. Whilst, Ford Motor Company has entered the UK consumer savings market with the launch of Ford Money.
As a mark of respect for a truly inspirational business leader and influential public figure, Sir Arnold Clark, founder of Arnold Clark Automobiles, who died aged 89 this week. Derek Blair reads out a tribute and MotoTradeRadio.com have a minute’s silence, out of respect.
And finally, two shout-outs from Curtis, as he is running the London Marathon for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to help fund research into treating and curing CF. Following requests from busy dealers, Motor Trader has extended the online entry deadline to the Motor Trader Awards until 27 April. #MTraderAwards, with over 20 categories celebrating best practice in the car retailing business.
Sir Stirling Moss OBE joins Derek Blair to discuss his legendary career in motor racing, car history & charity work. Sir Stirling also describes winning the Mile Miglia where he AVERAGED 96 mph for 10.5 hours on open public roads.
Curtis Hutchinson joins Philip Nothard to discuss on today's #AprilFools day episode. This week's headlines from MotorTrader.com including exclusives from Exchange & Mart, Honda, SsangYong and Radar Video plus news from AutoTrader, CAP HPI and CarShop