Articles in Category: Motor

Motor Traders - Join the Street Repairs Revolution Win New Customers?

Motor Traders - Join the Street Repairs Revolution Win New Customers?

A great new online scheme to report street repairs, but could it be a marketing opportunity for Motor Traders or Car Repairers? 

The insurance industry has seen an ever increasing number of claims resulting from vehicle damage due to pot holes and other road hazards.

  No doubt, if you are running a garage repair business this will be mirrored by your customer base, however, supporting a new not-for-profit scheme to raise public awareness could improve road safety and even increase your customer base!

Motor Traders - What's the future for GAP Insurance and other add-ons?

Motor Traders - What's the future for GAP Insurance and other add-ons?

Last July the financial regulator, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced a review into the sale of general insurance add-ons, i.e. where they form an addition to the main purchase.  In terms of the motor trade market, this will include supplementary products to vehicle sales such as GAP Insurance and car paint / fabric protection insurance. 

The report findings have just been released and the outcome is likely to lead to sweeping changes across the motor industry.

5 Top Tips to reduce your Motor Trade Insurance

5 Top Tips to reduce your Motor Trade Insurance

5 ways to reduce your traders insurance premium without cutting down on your cover!

In today’s challenging economic times we’re always looking for ways to reduce overheads and bring our cost base down. Insurance is an obvious area to review and regardless of whether you are a car sales dealership, vehicle servicing or bodyshop, your Traders Insurance could be a good place to start.

5 Myths about Motor Trade Insurance

5 Myths about Motor Trade Insurance

Traders Insurance can seem complicated and the different options may seem bewildering.  Insurance is also one of those topics where everyone you meet seems to be an “expert” and before long people start to believe some of these Chinese whispers.  We’ve pulled together some of the most common myths that we hear when providing Motor Trade quotes.