Four in five buyers search for older cars in August as cost of living crisis continues to limit spending power
Four in five online searches in August were for cars aged five years or older, as the cost of living crisis continued to prompt buyers to consider more affordable vehicles.
Motors.co.uk partners with The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X in live car giveaway, as brand steps up investment to support dealers
Motors.co.uk’s investment in a national marketing campaign in support of its dealer partners shifted up a gear this month when a brand new car was given away live on The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X. The competition, entered by thousands of listeners, will be followed by increased multimedia activity for the rest of the year.
Petrol was the fuel of choice for many used car buyers in July as consumers sought the assurance of familiarity and good value against a backdrop of challenging economic conditions, according to eBay Motors Group.
Consumer awareness of new EV brands is low but not a barrier to buying used, finds eBay Motors Group research
Two in three car buyers do not recognise the names of the plethora of new electric car brands, even though some are already on sale in the UK.
Buyers visiting dealerships want freedom to look at cars without salespeople present, finds eBay Motors Group study
Three-quarters of buyers visiting dealerships want the freedom to browse unaccompanied by showroom staff.
Owners favour dealers over online buying services when part-exchanging, finds eBay Motors Group research
Despite the emergence of high profile online used car buying services, most owners would rather trade-in their vehicles with dealers when making their next purchase, preferring the convenience of transacting in one place.
Phishing is a common form of cybercrime and unfortunately due to its effectiveness this method of fraud is on the increase all the time.
Despite the massive investments made by car makers to nurture brand loyalty, the starting point for most buyers using car search websites is price, according to the latest Consumer Insight Panel study by eBay Motors Group.
Dealers saw welcome stability in demand in June but continued to battle with limited supply, according to eBay Motors Group
eBay Motors Group joins with [M]enable to launch Wellbeing Winners accreditation scheme for all dealerships
eBay Motors Group and [M]enable have joined forces to launch Wellbeing Winners, a new accreditation scheme to improve the mental wealth of employees in car retailers across the UK.