VW ID3

Volkswagen’s First Electric ID Model, The ID3

Volkswagen’s first electric ID model, the ID3, has been revealed and VW say it will be just as important to the bran as the Golf and Beetle. The ID will make pure electric motoring accessible to a wide range of customers. 3 battery options are available in the ID3, starting from...
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Google Maps Real-Time EV Charge Point Search Function

Google Maps have launched a real time EV charge point function which gives details on charge point availability. Chargemaster, EVgo, SemaConnect and soon Chargepoint, are included within the platform. Franchise motor dealerships could see a boost in footfall due to their EV...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 5

Aptitude tests An aptitude test is designed to determine an individual’s suitability for a role and to give the employer an idea if they would be successful. You may be asked to do one of these tests online at an interview or job trial. Most common aptitude tests: Numerical...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 4

Part 4 Online applications There are different kinds of online applications that companies use on their website. Some require you to attach a CV and others may give questions for you to answer. Tip: If the online application asks questions on your career/education, you could copy...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 3

Part 3 Handing out your CV You will impress a Manager most if you call in with your CV and ask to speak to them. Visit the dealership or bodyshops that you have identified and call in with your CV. Ask if you could speak to the relevant Manager or someone who can help. If y...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 2

Part 2 You have identified the job role you want to do and the dealerships, bodyshops and garages in your area. Now you need to start looking for opportunities. Is the company recruiting? Contact the company and find out if they have the job role available that you are interested...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 1

Are you looking at pursuing a career in the retail motor trade? If so, here is some advice on how to get into the industry. Undoubtedly, the best way to get into the retail motor industry is via an apprenticeship, these are widely available for Service, Parts, Bodyshop and...
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CV Mistakes

Common CV Mistakes

Making a good first impression can be extremely difficult when there are mistakes on your CV. We have put together a list of common mistakes made: Spelling/Grammar/Punctuation Double check for spelling/grammar/punctuation mistakes, it is also worth asking for someone else to...
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ferrari P80 - top gear

Ferrari Reveals The One Off P80/C 488 GT3

Ferrari P80 – Top Gear Ferrari reveals the one off P80/C, the best one yet! This is the first to use a racing car as its jumping off point. The car is based on a 488 GT3 chassis making it 50mm longer than the standard 488. Overall, the P80/C is said to be 5% more efficient....
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5 Apprenticeship Myths

5 Apprenticeship Myths

There are many myths about apprenticeships, which push people towards going down the further education route. It is important to think and research about the fantastic career routes from an apprenticeship. Myth 1 – Apprenticeships are for people who don’t do well at school....
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