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Motor Trade Radio

Motor Trade Radio is an internet-only radio show focussed around the needs of today’s franchised and independent car dealerships. Downloadable to iPhone / iPad (iOS), desktop and android devices, it brings a daily blend of expert opinion, industry news, top tips and entertainment wrapped up in a chat-show style platform. Each episode is just 20-30 minutes long, so busy dealers can even listen to it on their way to work.

Apr 21, 2018

On this Saturday’s episode of, Philip Nothard of @COX AutomotiveUK is joined by Curtis Hutchinson chat about this week’s news as we add some context to the story of the week – as all Vauxhall franchise contracts are being terminated as the brand begins a complete refranchising programme reported by @amchatter and @AutoNewsEurope report that PSA Group will focus its slimmed-down Opel/Vauxhall dealership network across Europe on sales performance and customer satisfaction.

Jaguar Land Rover said it will cut 1,000 jobs and reduce production at two of its UK factories as demand for diesel cars slumps because of higher taxes and a regulatory crackdown report @AutoNewsEurope

@MotorTraderMag reports that independent retailers must offer PCP funding on used cars in order to grow sales over 2018 and compete against contract hire companies launching B2C services.

@amchatter reports on the news that @CoxAutomotiveUK promotes Kieran TeeBoon to managing director of @DealerAuction1

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