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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 27, 2024

HEADLINES POD: We’ve got the week’s big car retailing stories for you on the Motor Trade Radio podcast, powered by MOTORS.
It’s been another mega-busy news week for the sector! Headlines this week from the Car Dealer, AM Online, FT and Daily Telegraph.
🎙️Pendragon’s new owner Lithia to close 16 CarStores, with staff notified about potential redundancies
🎙️While the sale of Pendragon’s retail business boosts profits for newly listed Pinewood
🎙️How a perfect storm drove up car repair costs in 2023 by a whopping 13.5%
🎙️UK's car parc nears 36 million units in 2023, providing dealers with an aftersales opportunity by targeting older cars
🎙️Car production tumbled by more than a quarter YoY in March, as factories prepare for new-generation EV models
🎙️Stellantis issues a warning over future UK trading as ZEV Mandate starts to limit new ICE sales
🎙️We reveal the peak day for customer enquiries!
PLUS cap hpi’s Derren Martin on April’s used car value trends and the latest [M]enable Moment with our mental wealth wizard Stephen Whitton
#AllTheChatterThatMatters with your co-hosts Curtis and Philip