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Motor Trade Radio is a weekly podcast, powered by MOTORS, focused on the needs of today’s franchised and independent car dealerships, as well as suppliers and OEMs. Available to stream wherever you are, it presents a blend of industry headlines, interviews, expert opinion, top tips and entertainment wrapped up in a chat-show style platform. Join co-hosts Philip Nothard and Curtis Hutchinson for #AllTheChatterThatMatters

Apr 29, 2017

On this Saturday’s episode of, Philip Nothard and Derek Blair discuss the latest headlines from, 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, 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 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.