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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 30, 2018

On this Saturday’s episode of MotortradeRadio.comPhilip Nothard of @COXAutomotiveUK is joined by Curtis Hutchinson chat about this week’s news as we discuss the stories of the week as @AM reveals the top 100 performing franchised dealer groups in the UK. Whilst @CarDealerMag revealed who won what at Car Dealer Power 2018 with @RadarVideoUK being Highly commended for Video Provider of the Year.

@Dailytelegraph reports on the potential gamechanger for #EV as @BP_plc opened its chequebook to buy Chargemaster, the UK’s biggest electric vehicle recharging operator.

@Motortrademag reports twice on #WLTP as Cap hpi forecasts wave of car dumping prior to WLTP deadline and NFDA highlights dealers’ concerns. @BBCNews report on the UK boss of BMW says a no-deal Brexit would push up the cost of its cars.

@AMChatter DS will officially be its own franchise as of July 1 and it will mean Citroen dealers will no longer be able to sell DS products under their existing contract agreement.

And finally…. don’t forget to tune in tomorrow’s Sunday 1st July exclusive with Ali and Umesh discussing why Independent #dealers should get involved with the Masterclasses organised by the @IMDA2017  

Jun 24, 2018

This special Motor Trade Radio podcast is themed around digital car shopping. With a growing number of car makers and dealer groups offering online car sales, Curtis Hutchinson quizzes our special guest panel on current and future digital shopping trends for retailers and buyers. Panel Guests Philip Nothard Co-host MotorTradeRadio and Cox Automotive Dermot Kelleher Director of Marketing & Insight, Media Solutions James Davis Director of Commercial Vehicles, Manheim Stuart Masson Editor at The Car Expert & The Van Expert Host Curtis Hutchinson Co-host MotorTradeRadio & Curtis Hutchinson Communications

Jun 23, 2018

On this Saturday’s episode of MotortradeRadio.com, Philip Nothard of @COX AutomotiveUK is joined by Curtis Hutchinson chat about this week’s news as we discuss the stories of the week as @BBCNews reports on the Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe whilst @SunMotorsUK headline reads BACKTRACK: Total ban on petrol and diesel cars might NOT come into force by 2040, according to Government. @Motortrademag exclusive reports on analysis carried out by @CoxAutomotiveUK that #dealers have reduced their exposure to #diesel holding less stock than they did a year ago. @AutoRetail report exclusively that @Rockar101 promises profitability in 2018 and @AutoNewsEurope reports that VW, Ford eye alliance to develop 'potential products across a number of areas' And finally…. don’t forget to tune in tomorrow’s Sunday 24th June exclusive panel show 2 of 2 titled ‘Online Car Sales: Is Digital Delivering?’

Jun 17, 2018

Is Diesel Still the Daddy? Find out on our special Motor Trade Radio podcast this Sunday...on Father’s Day! I’ll be posing all sorts of questions themed around the ongoing diesel debate to our special guest panel:


Curtis Hutchinson asks the questions and joining Cox Automotive’s Philip Nothard on the panel are: Dermot Kelleher, director of marketing and business intelligence at Motors.co.uk Stuart Masson, editor of The Car Expert and The Van Expert websites James Davis, director of commercial vehicles at Manheim Remarketing and the man who came up with the title for this week’s show. Respect! Listen for free today!

Jun 16, 2018

On this Saturday’s episode of MotortradeRadio.comPhilip Nothard of @COX AutomotiveUK  is joined by Curtis Hutchinson chat about this week’s news as we discuss the stories of the week as @AutoNewsEurope reports on Jaguar Land Rover launches subscription lease service whilst @BBCNews reports on the Land Rover Discovery model moved to Slovakia from the UK.

From Friday the 22nd of June, Derek Blair hosts the brand new monthly 'Sell more vehicles podcast', focusing on how to sell more cars, vans, commercial and leisure vehicle using paid-for social media ads.

@AMChatter reports on London Motor Show 2018 primed as sales lead generator for car dealers and a topic we will be discussing on the Sunday 24th June Panel Q&A episode, as @DealerWeb_8tech says Car buyers reluctant to spend over £15,000 online.

@Motortrademag reports Cox Automotive launch of Vehicle Insight, a new product that uses wholesale and retail data to help dealers buy, price and sell vehicles and Motorpoint supermarket profits surge 71% to £20m.

Jun 9, 2018

Today we chat about this week’s news as we discuss the stories of the week as the UK new car market grew by 3.4% in May with 192,649 new units registered. The growth followed a -8.5% decline in the previous May when demand was impacted by VED changes etc,

Jun 2, 2018

On this Saturday’s episode of MotortradeRadio.comPhilip Nothard of @COX AutomotiveUK  is joined by Curtis Hutchinson chat about this week’s news as we discuss the stories of the week as @AMChatter reports on @HendyGroup acquiring Portsmouth's @Unbeatablecar used car supermarket.

 
@Motortrademag reports that big SUVs are coming under pressure and experiencing some of the biggest prices falls in the used car market. Whilst, @AMChatter reports on @CaffynsGroup 16% profit decline amid ‘very disappointing’ performance of volume car brands.


@AutoRetil reports Retail group @JohnsonsCars has reported a reduction in certain manufacturers’ volume targets - “Manufacturer volume targets have been met naturally” and @AutoExpress highlight that UK petrol and diesel fuel prices increase for 59 consecutive days.

And finally…… the IMDA is proud to announce its first ever 'Best Practice' Masterclass. Click here for tickets

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