Geoff Maxted
By Geoff Maxted

Now that, here in the UK at least, our masked nation is slowly and hesitantly returning to a form of normality, it is becoming clear that we are changing our buying habits. Shopping online has matured and now most people globally are making purchases with confidence via their computers. The same is true when it comes to buying cars. Although in many locations around the world car dealerships are beginning to re-open their doors with new ways to accommodate customers safely, sales of new and used vehicles have confirmed a tide of change for the future of car retailing across the world. In the UK, more than half of those asked acknowledged that they would continue to do the bulk of their car buying online from now on. In Spain, and Germany, for example, that number is slightly lower, yet rising.