Previous podcast guest Rob Watson, MD of Driven Marketing Services, joins me today to discuss the pitfalls dealers need to be aware of in their marketing activities.
Join me and Shaun Del Grande - the President of Del Grande Dealer Group in Silicon Valley and find out how WHY they have sold over 100,000 cars since 2011. I bet you will be inspired!
Phil Hayes, Chief Executive of BuyersCompared.com rejoins the show to test his knowledge of LCV's on MotorTradeRAdio.com. Will Philip Nothard move up from bottom position or will John O'Hanlon be knocked off the top spot?
Today we're chatting about the IMI annual dinner on Thursday night, our new partnership with MotorTrader.com, Vertu's £35 million acquisition fund plus much, much more!
After a lot of blood, sweat and tears, today Phil Hayes launches BuyersCompared.com - the most credible service to challenge the auctions and cash for cars market. Built for car dealers, you cannot afford to ignore this!
Nona Bowkis of Lawgistics returns today to talk about the case of the Mercedes buyer who wanted £30,000 compensation - for buying a £20,000 car!
John O'Hanlon, CEO of Ridgeway Group takes the hot seat for a bit of fun as the first 'proper' guest on the #MTRquiz Listen in as John answers questions on his own company and then tackles the general knowledge round!
Philip Nothard @PhilipN_cap and Derek Blair share their first TWO Exclusive industry news bites from @vertumotors today, in amongst many other topics. These include: @vertumotors @MercedesBenzUK acquisition, DVLA selling data, @Jeep_uk 75th anniversary plus much, much more.
Joining me today is Mr. John O'Hanlon, one of the most charismatic, charming and highly respected dealer group CEO's in the UK. John recounts the history of the business, it's progress and success over the last 19 years.
Sir Stirling Moss OBE joins Derek Blair to discuss his legendary career in motor racing, car history & charity work. Sir Stirling also describes falling down a lift shaft at 83 and winning the Mile Miglia where he AVERAGED 96 mph for 10.5 hours on open public roads.
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.
After leaving College, David Henderson decided that his love of cars would make for a great career choice. Starting as a trainee David has progressed through the ranks to become the Sales Manager of Lawries, an award winning VW dealership at the age of 26
Do you sell cars through online finance brokers? Listen to Nona Bowkis today and hear how you could get caught out!
Today we're talking 1983, Umesh Samani's #AMawards nominations, Brian Walters appointment at Deenis Publishing, Cardigan plans for development, JCT600's 70th anniversary, Zeus Capital outlook for 2016. Plus Mitsubishi's attendance at the London Motor Show.
Tim Barnes Clay makes his second appearance on the podcast with an insight into the new technology that underpins the new Toyota RAV-4 Hybrid SUV.
Today I'm talking multi-channel marketing with Shaun Harris - Sales Director of Codeweavers - and what the industry can expect from the digital space in 2016.
Join Philip Nothard and I today as we discuss flood damaged vehicles, social media lead generation, Jeep Newcastle's Motability award, the Aberdeen oil crisis, Eastern Western Lexus, Park's acquisition of Macrae & Dick, Motor Traders top 60 influencers in the industry plus much, much more.
Phil Hayes of BuyersCompared.com joins me again to discuss the progress of his disruptive service for the cash-for-cars market. We also shoot the breeze and try to put this industry to rights.