Blog - February 2013

There but for the grace of God?

Last week (Thursday 21st February) the OFT announced that Mercedes Benz and three of its CV dealers had been fined £2.6 million after admitting infringing competition law. The transgressions apparently varied in nature but ‘market sharing, price coordination or exchange of commercially sensitive information’ were all allegedly involved.

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First Driving Impressions - Volvo V40 Cross Country

First Driving Impressions – Volvo V40 Cross Country – UK Press Launch, Baughurst, Hampshire

Seeing the name ‘Cross Country’ might give you the impression that this car is an off-roader or a mild four-wheel drive. You would be forgiven for thinking this, but you would be wrong.

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Reflections on NADA 2013

Truth by repeated assertion, it’s very common phenomenon, politicians and marketers use it all the time, for example “US dealers are more advanced than UK dealers”, I don’t believe this view of the dinosaur UK dealers, at least fully.

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