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Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea

2018-01-15T15:30:26+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea Living in a faster paced society, and commonly having to work harder for our money than we did 10 years ago. Many people look at their insurance as a quick way to make some money when the smallest of accidents happen. With people being quicker to [...]

Dealers not working their sales leads correctly

2017-10-17T14:53:26+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Dealers not working their sales leads correctly Sales leads don’t come cheaply and can be a major source of income for car dealers if used correctly and treated in the manner they should be. New data has just come out by digital marketing firm Marketing Delivery that 37% of sales leads are incorrectly noted as [...]

A Huge Accomplishment as Jaguar Land Rover Raise £185,000 in Channel Swim

2018-01-15T15:19:54+00:00 September 13th, 2017|

A Huge Accomplishment as Jaguar Land Rover Raise £185,000 in Channel Swim The team led by Jeremy Hicks, managing director of Jaguar Land Rover UK, have achieved an incredible feat as their total amount raised for the motor industry charity Ben reached £185,000 last week. Hicks and 13 of his colleagues teamed up to form [...]

Car dealers enjoy average profits of £46k in June

2017-08-18T11:39:20+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Car dealers enjoy average profits of £46k in June June proved a successful month for the UK motor industry as car dealers pocketed an average £46,000 in profits, new figures show. According to new data from the automotive finance firm ASE, the figure is a rise of £3,700 compared to the same month last year [...]

TrustFord Funds New IT Infrastructure Across 60 Sites

2018-01-15T13:28:18+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

TrustFord Funds New IT Infrastructure Across 60 Sites New IT infrastructure has been installed across 60 of TrustFords UK sites. The group ranked ninth in Motor Trader Top 200 and has recently partnered wth the ANS group, a managed services provider that uses cloud technology in order to boost its computer network capabilities alongside a [...]

Honda’s Electric Vision – ‘Major, Major Changes’ are on the Horizon

2018-01-15T13:27:48+00:00 March 28th, 2017|

Honda’s Electric Vision – ‘Major, Major Changes’ are on the Horizon Honda’s UK branch has stated that there are going to be ‘major, major’ changes on the horizon for their dealer network as their vision focuses towards an electric future. Honda’s sights seem to be set on dominating the electric motor industry, starting with the [...]

Winter tyres: does your insurer need to know?

2017-08-29T14:15:16+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|

Winter tyres: does your insurer need to know? As the British winter does its worst, some motorists in the UK may be considering equipping their vehicles with winter tyres. But, whether you have general insurance for your motor or need HGV or driving instructor insurance, should you tell your insurer about your winter tyres and will [...]

Age is nothing but a number (for motor trade insurance)

2017-08-10T15:59:20+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|

Age is nothing but a number (for motor trade insurance) It can sometimes seem that the insurance industry has a grudge against young people when it comes to getting their own insurance. Car insurance is the most well known one, with many young people paying four figure sums even for the oldest, slowest cars on [...]

Convictions don’t affect eligibility for Motor Trade Insurance

2018-01-15T15:20:09+00:00 January 9th, 2016|

Convictions don't affect eligibility for Motor Trade Insurance We’ve all done things we’re not proud of, whether that’s in our reckless youth or in a more recent moment of madness, and perhaps got some sort of criminal conviction as a result of it. The important thing is that you’ve learned from your mistakes, and you’ve [...]

Everything you need to know about the Motor Insurance Database

2018-01-15T15:19:33+00:00 October 26th, 2015|

Everything you need to know about the Motor Insurance Database The Motor Traders Insurance Database, or MID as it is sometimes shortened to, is an online database that contains the information of every car that is insured to be driven on the road in the United Kingdom. As a motor trader, taxi driver, or courier, [...]