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The UK new car market stabilises in July

The UK new car market stabilises in July

After the turbulent first six months of 2018, the UK’s new car market stabilised in July. The latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that 163,898 new cars were registered over the month representing a 1.2% increase in...

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Hyundai launches bespoke service plans

Hyundai launches bespoke service plans

In a move away from the traditional fixed-price service package, Hyundai has launched a new online platform that will allow customers to tailor their own plans. Dealers and customers will now be able to go online and personalise service plans based on the age of a...

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Vauxhall unveils state-of-the-art dealership

Vauxhall unveils state-of-the-art dealership

Vauxhall has unveiled a brand new retail site in Croydon featuring a state-of-the-art showroom, a workshop that has double the capacity of the current site nearby and facilities capable of servicing larger commercial vehicles. The new GO Vauxhall site has been...

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The key to staff retention in the automotive industry

The key to staff retention in the automotive industry

  The recruitment process can be a challenge for any dealership, big or small, and staff retention can sometimes be key to the success of a business. It’s incredibly important to know what makes your staff tick. With this in mind our sister company, InAutomotive,...

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What’s holding the electric car market back?

What’s holding the electric car market back?

In 2016, there were around two million electric vehicles (EVs) on roads worldwide, making up just 0.2% of global car stock. Growth seemed to be accelerating rapidly as the number of EVs and hybrids in the EU rose 54% in the first half of 2017. However, this appears to...

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Spidersnet highly commended at Car Dealer Power Awards

Spidersnet highly commended at Car Dealer Power Awards

Some of the Spidersnet team were in attendance at the 9th annual Car Dealer Power Awards ceremony on Thursday evening, which took place at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. The whole night was great fun, with a number of businesses from within the industry in...

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Hawthorns Case Study

Hawthorns Case Study

Spidersnet customer Hawthorns’ website recently underwent a makeover as we rebuilt their site from scratch in our Elite Package. The company had been with Spidersnet since 2014, however, after deciding that their website needed a spruce up, we worked closely with them...

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What does the decline in diesel mean for the car industry?

What does the decline in diesel mean for the car industry?

In December 2017 we spoke about how new car sales were falling, and how this has affected the car sales industry. Fast forward a few months to March 2018 and it’s hard to get away from the fact that this decline is still very much in full force. Although most of us...

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Fouracres of Thorney – Case Study

Fouracres of Thorney – Case Study

Fouracres of Thorney is a family run car dealership that specialises in 4x4s and has been in business for over 40 years. Having been a Spidersnet customer for a few years, the team at Fouracres recently decided that they wanted to upgrade their website and invest in a...

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The Car Buying Journey for Consumers in Europe

The Car Buying Journey for Consumers in Europe

How being tactical online is the best way to achieve success in car sales – And why dealers must understand the importance of being found by their customers online, ratherthan chasing them down manually. Most motor dealers would acknowledge the fact that the...

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