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Motor Retail - overview

The recent economic turmoil and recession has understandably damaged consumer confidence, particularly in the motor trade. Now more than ever dealerships need an adviser with a professional eye for detail and an instinct for business.

In-depth sector knowledge

BDO understands the complex mechanics of automotive retailing. Our clients include franchised dealerships and used car operations, and range from single to multi franchised groups. This means we can pinpoint where you can enhance efficiency and protect profit. And with our broader role in the industry where we have run seminars and workshops with the Retail Motor Industry Federation and The Institute of Motor Industry, we can keep you informed of changes, challenges and opportunities as they arise. This combination of breadth and depth has made us one of the top advisors to motor dealerships in the UK.

Regional focus, national strength

Our motor retail team is led from Southampton, it is responsible for training and support to other BDO offices across the UK ensuring that wherever you are, there is a someone with the knowledge and experience to help you. With around 50 senior professionals representing years of experience in car and commercial vehicle retailing and after-sales, we can advise on all aspects of running a dealership and deliver solutions that work in the real world.

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