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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 28, 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 add some context to two stories this week from @COXAutomotiveUK reported on @Motortradermag as dealers used car margins decline in ‘challenging’ first quarter story of the week and forecasting that used vehicle sales will remain strong as the industry heads into the second quarter of 2018.

 End doubts over diesel's future, says Ford boss reported on @BBCNews and @CoachworksUK is calling on car brands to review the soft skill shortfall which is limiting aftersales staff ability to engage with customers.

@BBCNews reports that the number of cars made in the UK during March fell by 13.3% from a year earlier as both domestic and overseas demand for vehicles declined.

 @amchatter reports Europe records best Q1 new car registrations total since 2000.


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