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DS has grown its market share by 25% year-to-date compared with 2021
Dealership, sales and marketing

Opinion: Is DS finally making in-roads?

Stellantis’s French premium brand is capitalising on rivals’ challenges

17 October 2022
Opinion: Is DS finally making in-roads?
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Pricing, specification and charm of MG 4 make it a convincing choice for buyers
Dealership, sales and marketing

Opinion: MG goes from value choice to hero brand

Rapid shift to electrification has left gaps for up-and-comers to fill

16 September 2022
Opinion: MG goes from value choice to hero brand
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PHEV registrations were down 12.5% across Europe in the second quarter of 2022
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Why sales of plug-in hybrids are dwindling

Reduction in registrations of PHEVs across most of Europe's biggest markets shows their moment may have passed

16 August 2022
Inside the industry: Why sales of plug-in hybrids are dwindling
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Fall in used car prices is now sustained enough to be a trend
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Is the bubble about to burst on used car prices?

With second-hand prices slowly but surely trending downwards, anxious times lie ahead for the motor industry

2 August 2022
Inside the industry: Is the bubble about to burst on used car prices?
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ZS EV and 5 SW EV have driven huge growth for MG
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the Industry: Why UK car sales are still in a slump

Brands like MG and Dacia are seeing huge gains, but most are still struggling against the industry headwinds

18 July 2022
Inside the Industry: Why UK car sales are still in a slump
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Can Land Rover address the reliability woes?

Owner's Land Rover Defender experience of reliability issues shows firm still has improvements to make

5 July 2022
Inside the industry: Can Land Rover address the reliability woes?
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Affordable Volkswagen ID 1 will tap into new markets come 2025
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: How Volkswagen can beat Tesla to EV top spot

Upcoming electric cars aim to take the VW Group to the top of the EV sales table

31 May 2022
Inside the industry: How Volkswagen can beat Tesla to EV top spot
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the Industry: Are Ford's Lego cars worth more than Fiesta?

Why an apocryphal tale about the Ford Fiesta highlights a horrible truth

17 May 2022
Inside the Industry: Are Ford's Lego cars worth more than Fiesta?
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Competent new hybrids are fuelling Honda’s UK growth
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the Industry: Why Honda is in better shape than it appears

Honda isn't selling as many cars, but its profit boom is well ahead of the curve

3 May 2022
Inside the Industry: Why Honda is in better shape than it appears
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Will we be able to buy a Clio, Polo or Fiesta in a few years’ time?
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Can the small car survive industry uncertainty?

Cars like the VW Golf and Ford Fiesta face plenty of headwinds, from the onslaught of SUVs to supply chain issues

22 March 2022
Inside the industry: Can the small car survive industry uncertainty?
Vertu owns Bristol Street and Macklin dealer groups
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Why it's too easy to criticise booming dealer profits

Jim Holder looks into whether dealers should pay government help back post-lockdown

15 March 2022
Inside the industry: Why it's too easy to criticise booming dealer profits
Dealership, sales and marketing

Inside the industry: Could a subscription model work for Alfa Romeo?

Being a part of the Stellantis conglomerate means the Italian brand can be flexible with future plans

22 February 2022
Inside the industry: Could a subscription model work for Alfa Romeo?

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McLaren unveils Ayrton Senna tributes for Monaco Grand Prix

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