JSE-listed vehicle retailer Combined Motor Holdings (CMH) achieved a significant turnaround in its financial performance in the second half of its financial year to end-February 2021.
- Industry News
- 7 May 2021
The new Dealer Principal who joined Ford Tygervalley has an innovative feel-good technique when it comes to handing over a customer’s new pride and joy.
Mokhethi Monareng, the new Dealer Principal who joined Ford Tygervalley in the northern suburbs of Cape Town in January 2020, has an innovative feel-good technique when it comes to handing over a customer’s new pride and joy: the staff in the showroom all come together, roll out the red carpet and do a spur-of-the-moment dance.
Mokhethi (pronounced mook-ge-ti with an Afrikaans-like guttural ggg-sound) and his team also posted a dancing video to show their appreciation when the dealer network was allowed to reopen in May.
“Buying a new vehicle is the most expensive purchase for most people, excluding maybe those who buy a house or similar property. But it is a massive event for all buyers who collect their vehicles at a dealership, so we celebrate with them, record the hand-over and send them home in their new vehicle, a video clip of the handover and the promise of a long-lasting relationship.”
Interest from investors in pre-owned vehicle franchise dealerships is increasing, according to the WesBank-certified franchise InspectaCar.
The numbers of female car buyers are on the rise around the world and forward looking bosses are all looking at ways to welcome them into showrooms.
Steve Jobs, the late CEO of Apple, once said that great things in business are never done by one person, they are done by a team of people.