Centre for Automotive Management Publications

The team undertakes a broad range of research, surveys and publication. While some of this work is sponsored by industry our interpretation is totally independent.

Links to current research and publications

Some of our published work is available below. Work by Colin Tourick can be found by following the following links:

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Should you feel that any of the publications are useful or of interest to you, either professionally or academically, please feel free to download them. The reports are usually available free of charge. If you are quoting our material, we would however appreciate acknowledgement of your sources.

2017

UK Fleet Industry Review – April 2017
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, April 2017
Full text (1.95 MB) (free of charge)

2016

industry-review2016-novFleeteye Industry Review – November 2016
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, November 2016
Full text (534 KB) (free of charge)

 

Colin Tourick, “The pursuit of excellence in asset finance”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (May 2016): download PDF (1.6 KB)

International Auto Finance Network Spring 2016 Research: download PDF (3.6 MB)

Colin Tourick, “An economic briefing for fleet managers”: download PDF (206 KB)

Fleeteye Industry Review – April 2016
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, April 2016
Full text (729 KB) (free of charge)


2015

Colin Tourick, “BVRLA member fleets drive UK market to new highs”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (December 2015): download PDF (404 KB)

Colin Tourick, “Who will ‘own’ the customer?”, Automotive Messenger (Oct/Nov 2015): download PDF (1.3 MB)

Colin Tourick, “The perils of getting your pricing wrong”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (September 2015): download PDF (862 KB)

Colin Tourick, “The Summer Budget”, Automotive Messenger (July 2015): download PDF  (1.8 MB)

Colin Tourick, “Boom time for UK motor finance captives”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (April 2015): download PDF (710 KB)

Colin Tourick, “Finance products – their structure and influence on the market”, Automotive Messenger (April 2015): download PDF (2 MB)

Colin Tourick, “The value of reviewing procedures for setting residual values”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (March 2015): download PDF  (2 KB)

Industry Review 2015 Quarter 2Fleeteye Industry Review – Quarter Two 2015
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2015
Full text (617 KB) (free of charge)

 


2014

Colin Tourick, “Ideas for better pricing performance”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (December 2014): download PDF (1.3 KB)

Colin Tourick, “Unlimited mileage leases: beware the snares and pitfalls”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (July 2014): download PDF (712 KB)

Colin Tourick, “The pricing action plan for profit”, Bynx Asset Finance Pricing Review (March 2014): download PDF (204 KB)

Industry Review 2014 Quarter 4Fleeteye Industry Review – Quarter Four 2014
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, March 2015
Full text (669 KB) (free of charge)


The Used Car Report 2014The Used Car Market 2014 (a report for BCA)
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, November 2014
Full text (1,475 KB) (free of charge)


industry-review2014-q2Fleeteye Industry Review – Quarter Two 2014
Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2014
Full text (909 KB) (free of charge)


closer-viewThe Closer View: A National and Regional Market Review
Buckingham: BCA / Centre for Automotive Management, May 2014
Full text (593 KB) (free of charge)


fleeteye-review2013-q4Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Four 2013 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2014  Full text (749 KB) (free of charge)


a-year-end-rushQuarterly Review of the Automotive Sector: A Year End Rush? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, February 2014  Full text (1.2 MB) (free of charge)


2013

fleeteye-review2013-q3Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Three 2013 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, December 2013 Full text (749 KB) (free of charge)


Recovering EconomiesQuarterly Review of the Automotive Sector: Recovering Economies – But Problems Within? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, November 2013 Full text (686 KB) (free of charge)


time-to-rentThe UK LCV Market: Economic Recovery – Time to Rent? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, October 2013 Full text (457 KB) (free of charge)


cast-metals-industryUK Cast Metals Industry Census and Expectations Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management /Cast Metals Federation, September 2013 Full text (2.5 MB) (free of charge)


usedcar2013The Used Car Market Report 2013 (a report for BCA) Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2013 Full text (2.7 MB) (free of charge)


fleeteye-review2013-q2Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Two 2013 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2013 Full text (368 KB) (free of charge)


could-do-betterQuarterly Review of the Automotive Sector: Could Do Better? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, August 2013 Full text (649 KB) (free of charge)


european-lcv-marketThe European LCV Market – A Looming Black Hole? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, June 2013 Full text (1.7 MB) (free of charge)


fleeteye-review2013-q1Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter One 2013 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, May 2013 Full text (468 KB) (free of charge)


company-carDoes The Company Car Justify a Strategic Rethink during a Period of Economic Downturn?: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, March 2013 Full text (1.68 MB) (free of charge)


economic-expectationsEconomic Expectations – Still More Polarisation? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, March 2013 Full text (3.18 MB) (free of charge)


broad-viewThe Broad View Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, March 2013 Full text (541 KB) (free of charge)


Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Four 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2013 Full text (496 KB) (free of charge)


The Global Economy: A Game of Four Halves? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, January 2013 Full text (2.07 MB) (free of charge)


2012

When Will Sustainable Economic Recovery Really Begin? Buckingham: White Clarke Automotive Solutions / Centre for Automotive Management, October 2012 Full text (893 KB) (free of charge)


Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Three 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, October 2012 Full text (255 KB) (free of charge)


BEN Book of Numbers 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2012 BBoN offers a unique high level insight into the global, European and UK automotive industries; proceeds from the sale, less VAT go to the BEN charity. Full text (1.74 MB) (free of charge)


The Used Car Market Report 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2012. Full text (1380 KB) (free of charge).


Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Two 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2012. Full text (482 KB) (free of charge).


Quarterly Review of the European Automotive Sector White Clarke Automotive Solutions in Association with the Centre for Automotive Management, May 2012. Full text (772 KB) (free of charge).


Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter One 2012Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter One 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, May 2012. Full text (302 KB) (free of charge).


Fleeteye Industry review - Quarter Four 2011Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Four 2011 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2012. Full text (426 KB) (free of charge).


The Used LCV Market Report 2012The Used LCV Market Report 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2012 Full text (553 KB) (free of charge).


The European Used Car Market Report 2012 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2012 Full text (367 KB) (free of charge).


2011

Fleeteye Industry Review – Quarter Three 2011 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, October 2011. Full text (208 KB) (free of charge).


Used-Car-Report-2011 The Used Car Market Report 2011 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2011. Full text (1 MB) (free of charge).


ceva-forum-2011Automotive Logistics in a Demanding Climate A summary of papers at the CEVA Automotive Logistics Forum at Buckingham, July 2011 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2011. Full text (473 KB) (free of charge).


Fleeteye Industry Review – Quarter Two 2011 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2011. Full text (357 KB) (free of charge).


The Long View Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2011. Full text (314 KB) (free of charge).


The cover of Disabled Drivers; A Neglected Community? Disabled Drivers: A Neglected Community? Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2011. Full text (105 KB) (free of charge).


Fleeteye Industry Review Summary quarter 4 2010 coverFleeteye Industry Review – Quarter 4 2010 A report for Fleeteye. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2011. Full text (443 KB) (free of charge)


2010


The cover of Automotive LogisticsAutomotive Logistics in a Period of Changing Values A summary of presentations and discussions from the second Buckingham-CEVA Automotive Logistics Forum. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, November 2010. Full text (616 KB) (free of charge)


Industry Review Quarter 3 2010Fleeteye Industry review – Quarter Three 2010 A report for Fleeteye. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, November 2010. Full text (270 KB) (free of charge)


Used Car Market Report 2010The Used Car Market Report 2010 A report by BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2010. Full text (1.4 KB) (free of charge).


The cover of Logistics in the Post Recession Automotive IndustryLogistics in the Post Recession Automotive Industry A summary of presentations from the first Buckingham-CEVA Automotive Logistics Forum. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2010. Full text (462 KB) (free of charge)


Cover of The Used Car Market Report 2010 overviewThe Used Car Market Report 2010 – OVERVIEW A report by BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2010. Full text (164 KB) (free of charge)


Fleeteye Industry review - September 2010Fleeteye Industry review – September 2010 A report for Fleeteye. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2010. Full text (206 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of Used LCV Market Report 2010Used LCV Market Report 2010 A report by BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, June 2010. Full text (366 KB) (free of charge)


Industry Review April 2010Fleeteye Industry review – April 2010 A report for Fleeteye. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, April 2010. Full text (214 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of Recession, Scrappage and Sustainable RecoveryRecession, Scrappage and Sustainable Recovery A report by Peter Cooke in association with BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, April 2010. Full text (937 KB) (free of charge)


cover of A Practitioner's BriefingA Practitioners’ Briefing; Recession and Recovery A report by BCA Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2010. Full text (437 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of LCV IndustryLCV Industry; Recession and Recovery: A briefing note Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2010. Full text (340 KB) (free of charge)


the cover of Used CarsUsed Cars: A Dealer’s Sales Action Plan for Recession and Recovery A report by BCA Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2010. Full text (459 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of Fleet 2020Fleet 2020: Business Car or Business Mobility? An independent review for LeasePlan UK Ltd Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, February 2010. Full text (277 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of Industry Review January 2010Fleeteye Industry review – January 2010 A report for Fleeteye. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, January 2010. Full text (469 KB) (free of charge)


2009


cover of Automotive Logistics and the EnvironmentAutomotive Logistics and the Environment The first of a series of articles by Professor Peter Cooke on this topic. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, November 2009. Full text (277 KB) (free of charge)


cover of Centre for Automotive Management Fleeteye Industry Review September 2009Fleet industry review – September Current survey of fleet operator attitude and expectations. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, September 2009. Full text (236 KB) (free of charge)


The cover of Used Car Market Report 2009The Used Car Market Report 2009 A report for BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2009. Full text (1,720 KB) (free of charge – previously £225)


cover of The United Kingdon Automotive IndustriesThe United Kingdom automotive industries: status, economic recovery and expectations A report for the SMMT. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, June 2009. Executive summary (191 KB) (free of charge) Full text (1,127 KB) (free of charge)


cover of Centre for Automotive Management Recession, Residuals and Used Vehicle Operations: A practitioners' briefing January 2009Recession, residuals and used vehicle operations: a practitioner’s briefing A report for BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, January 2009. Full text (401 KB) (free of charge)


Cover of Centre for Automotive Management Residual values, forecasting and risk minimisation January 2009Residual values, forecasting and risk minimisation A report for BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, January 2009. Full text (178 KB) (free of charge)


Centre for Automotive Management Maximising residual values through analysing the used vehicle market Janaury 2009Maximising residual values through analysing the used vehicle market A report for BCA. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, January 2009. Full text (252 KB) (free of charge)


2008


cover to Centre for Automotive Management Residual value expectations in periods of recession, deflation and inflation January 2009Residual value expectations in periods of recession, deflation and inflation Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2008. Full text (113 KB) (free of charge)


BCA Used Car Market Report 2008The Used Car Market Report 2008 Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, August 2008. Full text(3,504 KB) (free of charge)


cover to Centre for Automotive Management True cost of business car operation in a changing economy July 2008True cost of business car operation in a changing economy A report in partnership with Arval. Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, July 2008. Full text (453 KB) (free of charge)


Cover of Rethinking Dealer Point of Sale Finance StrategryRethinking Dealer Point of Sale Finance Strategy: A call to action Sponsored by Black Horse Motor Finance Buckingham: Centre for Automotive Management, July 2008. Full text (3,066 KB) (free of charge)

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