Philip Nothard of COX Automotive interviews Stuart Masson - Editor - The Car Expert and The Van Expert. They share some of the observations influencing the sector in 2017; from the decline in new-car sales, the changing share of diesel and what the future of the fuel market could look like. Stuart shares his views of the potential outcome of the pending results from the bank of England and FCA investigations into the finance sector. They conclude by discussing what 2018 could look like, some of the key factors influencing the year and both the opportunities and threats they could present.
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Joining Philip is Derek Blair of Radar Video (and owner of Motor Trade Radio). Today they discuss the proposition Radar offers to the industry and they talk through why most dealers are not using social media effectively to generate more new sales.
Today Derek Blair and Philip Nothard discuss Volkswagen sales jump to 6.23 million in China, Continental hires JP Morgan for possible structural overhaul and 70% of UK motorists prefer independent garages, according to Servicing Stop.
Also, job firm warns Brexit will ‘turbocharge’ technician shortage, Lookers invests £12m in Glasgow for Volvo and Jaguar, Rockar partners with Next shops and Mercedes expects 25% of sales will be online by 2022.
Philip Nothard of COX Automotive interviews Martin Dew, Operations Director of Autoweb Design. Martin discusses what’s been happening at Autoweb Design, and some of the key trends they’ve identified in digital in 2017. He shares some if the key trends in automotive digital marketing, and what we could expect to see in 2018. Martin also shares his thoughts on how dealers can make sure they are getting the most from their websites, and make more from their digital marketing spend. And finishes with some thoughts about what to expect for the year ahead in digital and from Autoweb Design.
2018 kicks off with @DerekBlair_ & @PhilipN_auto discussing the weeks news from Ben, Aston Martin, Arnold Clark, SMMT and Marshalls.