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Dealers still most trusted source for expert car advice

Dealers still most trusted source for expert car advice

• Report reveals traditional dealerships are still the first choice for consumers looking for advice on motoring purchases, with over 2 in 5 drivers having asked a dealership for advice on what car to buy next • Internet is the second most common route for advice, with the opinion of family and friends ranking third • Report also finds younger people most likely to make a purchase from a second hand dealer than any other age group

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Britain Under the Bonnet - Brexit alters car-buying plans for five million Brits

Britain Under the Bonnet - Brexit alters car-buying plans for five million Brits

• New report finds UK decision to leave the EU has altered consumers’ car-buying plans • Almost five million prospective car owners say the decision has made them reconsider purchasing a vehicle in the next three years • Professor Colin Tourick, Professor of Automotive Management at University of Buckingham Business school, says report findings highlight the fact that Brexit is “casting a shadow over the industry” • Average UK driver spends 8.2 hours a week in their car – equivalent to 426 hours or 18 days a year

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Close Brothers Motor Finance wins significant industry award

Close Brothers Motor Finance wins significant industry award

Close Brothers Motor Finance won the Bank Owned Independent Finance Provider of the Year at the Motor Finance Europe Awards in Frankfurt last night.

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Close Brothers Motor Finance celebrates 25 years in Sheffield

Close Brothers Motor Finance celebrates 25 years in Sheffield

Close Brothers Motor Finance is today celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Sheffield branch.

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Car dealers resolutely optimistic about business prospects over the next twelve months

Car dealers resolutely optimistic about business prospects over the next twelve months

New findings from Close Brothers Motor Finance’s Dealer Satisfaction Survey reveal the majority of UK car dealerships are positive about their business prospects for 2017, with 65% expecting growth over the next year.

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Close Brothers Motor Finance improves dealer in-branch experience

Close Brothers Motor Finance improves dealer in-branch experience

Close Brothers Motor Finance is improving the in-branch experience for its dealers and customers by making changes to the way it handles enquiries.

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Close Brothers Motor Finance Commits Future to Doncaster

Close Brothers Motor Finance Commits Future to Doncaster

Close Brothers Motor Finance has today announced its continued commitment to the Doncaster region by signing a new lease on its Head Office premises. The £1.7bn business has been based in Doncaster since 1991 and the new lease will ensure their presence in the area for the foreseeable future.

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