The Increasing Use of Technology in the Motor Trade Industry

Image of Google GlassAt QuoteSearcher we often publish stories discussing how car manufacturers and motor traders are using new technology in order to improve their businesses and provide their customers better service. In the past five years alone the technology used by motor traders has improved in leaps and bounds, and today some of the most successful companies in the world are creating technology that will take things even further. (more…)

Choosing Technology for your Taxi

Image of Taxi MeterOver recent years a number of new gadgets have become available for taxi drivers, many of which claim to make drivers’ journeys quicker, safer and more efficient. However, it is often difficult to know which gadgets are actually beneficial and which ones are nothing more than fads you will stop using after a few weeks. So here QuoteSearcher looks at some of the most common pieces of technology available to taxi drivers and how you can choose the right ones for you: (more…)

4 Ways to Make the Most out of your Motor Fleet

Image of Motor FleetAs a motor fleet manager you need to spend a considerable amount of time and money building up a range of vehicles which will enable your company to complete day to day tasks. Having a well organised fleet of vehicles is essential for all businesses to provide their customers with the best service possible, ultimately securing repeat business and success.

However, running a fleet of vehicles is not always easy, and without proper organisation your fleet could even start costing you money. So how can you make the most out of your fleet? QuoteSearcher provides 4 handy tips: (more…)

Car Dealers Warned against Sub-Standard Second Hand Vehicles

Image of cars in flood waterOver the past few years second hand car sales have increased considerably, mainly due to the fact that the recession has led to less people being able to afford new cars. The reputation of second hand vehicles has also improved, as people now see them as a more economic option than buying a brand new vehicle that will decrease in value in a short period of time.

Part of the reason that the reputation of second hand cars has improved is that car dealers have been actively promoting their reliability and dispelling previous concerns that a vehicle which has been previously owned may be prone to breaking down or have undisclosed issues. Some of the most well-known car manufacturers, along with dealers throughout the UK, have also started offering their customers warranties and other after sales packages with their second hand models in order to improve sales. (more…)

Win a Cadbury Bars and Beers Hamper!

QuoteSearcher February CompetitionWe’ve decided to take a stand against Valentine’s Day at QuoteSearcher, as we feel that motor traders often get overlooked! That’s why we are treating one lucky winner to a Cadbury Bars and Beers set, so you can kick back, relax and enjoy a mountain of chocolate. (more…)

Is the Motor Trade Recession Over?

Roll of MoneyAnyone in the motor trade industry will tell you that the last few years have been more difficult than most, as the financial crisis of 2008 hit the motor trade especially hard. Not only are new vehicles typically one of the first luxuries to go when money gets tight, but the explicitly financial nature of the downturn meant that even those who were hoping to purchase a new car or van were unable to get credit.

Of course, as soon as sales in the motor trade industry start to turn downwards, so do subsidiary products. Sadly, many motor traders had to fold outright and others were forced to push the limits of what they were spending. However, there are signs that the market is improving, and here QuoteSearcher investigates: (more…)