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New or updated car models are announced each year with ever more advanced technology. This includes increasingly autonomous vehicles, with self-parking functions, radar and cameras to read the road and prevailing conditions. Digital displays are getting more widespread and sophisticated. New drivetrains are …

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Since the start of industrialised automotive manufacturing in the early 20th century, cars have incrementally become faster, safer and more economical. During this time, the internal combustion engine has ruled the automotive roost, with improvements and variations on the original concept throughout the proceeding …

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The finalists have been announced for the Motor Trader Industry Awards – the Oscars of the automotive industry. A black tie gala dinner, hosted by television presenter Hugh Dennis, will take place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday, 11th July, to announce the winners. The event will pay tribute to …

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There are just two days until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable – on 25th May 2018. Based on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) 12 step guide to prepare for the GDPR, here is a last minute checklist to ensure your business is compliant: What to check Complete? …

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable from 25th May 2018 and it has far reaching implications for every business that collects, processes and stores personal data. That includes the vast majority of the automotive industry, from car retailers to manufacturers, motor garages to aftercare …

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) places a whole new set of requirements on car retailers’ IT systems and policies. Failure to adhere to the new rules risk a fine, the amount dependent on the severity of the breach, but potentially up to 4% of global turnover or €20million (whichever is greater). …

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There are any number of reasons consumers buy cars, picking brands and models that suit their lifestyle, budget, commute, family, geographical location and more. A lot of time and effort goes into making the right choice, from online research to visiting a dealership, speaking to friends to booking a test drive. …

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Disruptive innovation is a buzz phrase born from businesses such as Apple’s effect on the music industry, Amazon’s takeover of book sales and SpaceX’s privatisation of space rockets, to name just a few. The automotive industry is next in line, as new technologies emerge following over a century of reliance …

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Car manufacturers have striven to reduce the CO2 emissions of their vehicles for decades. This has been to pass increasingly robust emissions tests, to save their customers money on fuel, to reduce their impact on the environment and appeal to an ever more environmentally conscious consumer base. The CO2 emissions …