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  • Steele-Dixon April 2019 Aftersales Survey   We recently conducted a survey of aftersales professionals we’ve placed over the past few years. The response was overwhelming and we wanted to share some of our findings here. Salaries Among other questions asked…

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  • Catch up on all the most recent movers and shakers across our industry below…..   Vertu Motors appoint VW Head of Fleet Vertu Motors’ Richard Lawson has been announced as the new Head of Fleet for Volkswagon Group.  Initally joining…

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  • We’ve got something to celebrate this month and want to herald a very special Steele-Dixon team member who has continuously proven herself an invaluable part of the business.  Many moons ago, well 23 years to be exact, Allison Garfield stepped…

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  • Catch up on all the latest high profile, automotive leadership moves:     Lisa Brankin to take on sales director for Ford of Britain at the beginning of 2019. She will replace Kevin Griffin who is retiring from Ford after…

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  • This year, value-added tax (VAT) was introduced to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the 1st of January 2018. Currently, there are more than 160 countries around the world that use VAT. After the introduction to the UAE, the estimated…

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  • As part of a new monthly series, we are charting the latest moves that have been taking place in the automotive industry. Below is a selection of high profile, automotive leadership moves, which have occurred in the last month: Motors…

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  • Flexible working is becoming more and more popular amongst businesses. With this approach, employees have more flexibility over their work schedule, allowing them to change their working patterns to suit their individual  needs. For example, choosing their starting and finishing…

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  • How many times have we you heard the phrase ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’? If you have managed to get to the interview stage, you don’t want to mess it up and so preparation is key. Steele-Dixon takes a…

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  • With driverless technology being firmly in the headlines recently, it is easy to forget about the other recent advancements in the automotive industry – 3D printing being a major one. 3D printing, otherwise known as additive manufacturing (AM), is paving…

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  • This year, our skies won’t be covered with flying cars like a scene from Back to the Future. And more’s the pity – we still have a long way to go before such an idea can become reality. Automotive technology…

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  • Autonomous vehicles are set to take over the future. Companies such as Tesla, Volvo, Nissan and even Jaguar Land Rover are investing huge amounts of resources into finding new, innovative ways of developing efficient autonomous vehicles. We carried out research…

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  • Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has caused great uncertainty in the automotive industry, with many fearing that it would result in “car-mageddon”. With so much still up in the air investment in the industry has dropped dramatically, however…

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