GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE CONTROL OF FUEL CRISIS URGES RMI PETROL

30/03/2012

“Government created this fuel crisis and now must take full control” said Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol Chairman Panic buying continues with surging demand at forecourts. Starting slowly on Monday, motorists and business users have pushed ...

PETROL RETAIL BODY CONDEMNS ILL-PREPARED GOVERNMENT

29/03/2012

Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol Chairman, yesterday confirmed his criticism of the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) for the complete lack of engagement with industry leading up to the Unite ballot results yesterday. The Unite bal...

UNITE TANKER DRIVERS – STATEMENT BY RMI PETROL

29/03/2012

Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol Director RMI Petrol has repeatedly tried to engage with Government over the growing risk to the UK's "energy resilience" for which the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has prime responsibility. The...

JOHN BALL STEPS DOWN AS RMI MOT CHAIRMAN

26/03/2012

John Ball has announced his decision to step down as MOT Chairman of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) in May. Commenting on the announcement, Ball said “I have very much enjoyed my time as Chairman of RMI MOT and having played ...

CHANCELLOR DEFIES ALL DEMANDS TO FREEZE FUEL DUTY

21/03/2012

“The Chancellor’s decision to irresponsibly press ahead with plans to levy the deferred duty increase of 3.02 pence per litre (ppl) from 1 August this year will see pump prices for diesel at 150ppl by Easter and petrol in the range 150-1...

RMI BUDGET COMMENT

21/03/2012

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) represents 8,000 motor sector businesses that sell, service and repair new and used vehicles, employing 600,000 individuals and is the customer-facing side of the motor industry. RMI Chancellor’...

IGA CALLS ON VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS TO COMPLY WITH LEGISLATION

15/03/2012

“Vehicle manufacturers must comply with European legislation and make their technical information available to independent garages” said Stuart James, Independent Garage Association (IGA) Director, speaking at the BVRLA Technical and Ope...

IGA LAUNCHES TRUST MY GARAGE SCHEME

14/03/2012

The RMI’s Independent Garage Association (IGA) today launched the Trust My Garage scheme, a consumer reassurance scheme for independent garages. Stuart James, IGA Director, commented “The Trust My Garage scheme offers consumers who use I...

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR COURTESY CAR COMES BACK WITH A TICKET

14/03/2012

Sooner or later one of your courtesy cars is going to come back having picked up a parking ticket or even a speeding fine, incurred while the vehicle was out of your hands. In this article the RMI legal experts give crucial advice to ens...

TREASURY FUDGE OVER FUEL TAX FIGURES

12/03/2012

“Treasury officials are trying to spin their way out of the current debate over fuel duty by suggesting that they are giving £4 billion back to the motorist by deferring previous duty increases” Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol Chairman.On th...

MOTORCYCLE SALES RISE IN FEBRUARY

09/03/2012

The latest new motorcycle and scooter figures show sales overall were up 1.4% against February 2011. Under 50cc scooter sales were down 15.8% in February, while over 50cc motorcycle sales have increased 6%.Sue Robinson, Director of the R...

TRUCK MARKET STRENGTHENS WHILE VAN MARKET DIPS

06/03/2012

“February 2012 sales figures saw a dip in the overall commercial vehicle market after a period of strong recovery in 2011. While truck registrations continued to rise, up 26.4% in February, van registrations fell by 26.4%” said Sue Robin...

NFDA DEALER ATTITUDE SURVEY RESULTS REVEALED

05/03/2012

Vehicle dealers are still seeing profits and margins fall as manufacturer control and the unstable economy continue to have an adverse effect on their businesses, according to the NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey Winter 2011/2012 results. Thi...

G-20 NATIONS FLAG UP RISKS IN FUEL PRICE REFERENCING SYSTEMS

01/03/2012

“RMI Petrol welcomes the commission appointed by the G20 nations calling for stricter regulation of price-reporting agencies to prevent the manipulation of oil markets.” Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol Chairman. The report published by the I...

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