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About Chris Wright

Chris Wright has been covering the automotive industry nationally and internationally for 30 years. Following spells with consumer titles he became News Editor of Automotive Management (AM), Editor of Automotive International, International Editor for Detroit-based Automotive News, and Editor of Dealer Update. He has also co-authored several FT Management Reports and contributes regularly to Justauto.com

FCA issues warning over PCP commissions

By |2019-03-07T13:31:50+00:00March 6th, 2019|News|

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been investigating claims that that personal contract purchase plans for new cars could be mis-sold and has warned it will crack down on the firms involved if they don’t clean up their acts. Concerns were raised last year that the widespread use of commission models, which allow the broker to set the customer’s interest rate [...]

Some downbeat news at Geneva but the future is electrifying

By |2019-03-06T14:52:37+00:00March 6th, 2019|Industry Intelligence, News|

Trade tariffs and slowing market demand put the dampers slightly on the annual Geneva Motor Show, normally the glitziest and newsiest even on the European automotive calendar. Adding to a slightly disjointed feel this year was the absence of some big names. Ford, Opel, Volvo, Hyundai and Jaguar Land Rover were all non attendees as the major manufacturers continue to [...]

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