IGA TO LAUNCH PILOT FOR BUSINESS HEALTH CHECK SERVICE

20/12/2013

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is to launch a three month pilot scheme  for a business health check service to help independent garages establish what business opportunities they are missing. Members will be invited to appl...

NAB RAISE CONCERNS OVER COMPETITION COMMISSION FINDINGS

17/12/2013

Whilst the National Association of Bodyshops (NAB), welcomes the publishing of the Competition Commission’s provisional findings on the private motor insurance market, there are some concerns surrounding the conclusions. The Competit...

IGA VOICE CONCERN ABOUT ACCESS TO MANUFACTURER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

16/12/2013

“It is extremely concerning that access to manufacturers technical information is still limited for independent garages” said Stuart James, Independent Garage Association (IGA) Director. A new study by BOVAG, The IGA’s European count...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – NOVEMBER 2013

16/12/2013

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market report for November today. The report shows that during November the average values of used LCV’s at auction across the board decli...

PRA CALL FOR SUBSIDISED FUEL DISCOUNTING TO CEASE IN UK

12/12/2013

“As Australia’s largest supermarkets cease making fuel offers after a watchdog deems that offering customers discounted petrol is a threat to competition, it is imperative that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) re-open their investigati...

NFDA TRUCK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN

12/12/2013

John Biggin, Managing Director of Truck East, has been appointed Chairman of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) Truck Council with immediate effect. John succeeds David Grant, previously the Managing Director of Orwel...

NFDA ENCOURAGED BY MEP MOVE TO SUPPORT DEALER

12/12/2013

“It is extremely encouraging that MEPs have voted in favour of Franck Proust’s report on CARS 2020: towards a strong, competitive and sustainable car industry” said Sue Robinson, Director of National Franchised Dealers Association (NFD...

NAMA REPORT NOVEMBER 2013

12/12/2013

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its monthly market report today for November. The report shows that during November, the average value of used cars sold at auction across the board increased 4.1% from £5,1...

NAMA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

06/12/2013

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) is to launch its new website today and has worked hard to ensure that we can provide our members with a first class site. www.nama-uk.com  is a new website with a fresh design and mod...

NOVEMBER MARKET CONTINUES UPWARD TREND

05/12/2013

“It is extremely encouraging to see that the new car market continued on its upward trend in November with overall sales up 7%”, said Sue Robinson, Director of National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised ...

IGA LAUNCH NATIONAL CONSUMER ‘CAR REPAIR PLAN’

05/12/2013

The Independent Garage Association (IGA), the trade association representing the independent garage sector across the UK, is to launch its own ‘Car Repair Plan’ to help consumers spread the cost of repair work their vehicles need.  T...

RMI AUTUMN STATEMENT COMMENT

05/12/2013

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 Autumn ...

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS REMAIN STRONG IN NOVEMBER

05/12/2013

“It is positive to see the commercial vehicle market is continuing to stabilise, with an overall increase of 22.7% as we approach the end of 2014”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which repres...

IGA FREEZES MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

04/12/2013

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has frozen its membership fees for the third year running. The association continues to offer excellent value for money for its members as well as providing some much needed support at a time ...

RMI CERTIFICATION BUSINESS ACHIEVES IMI AWARDS STATUS

04/12/2013

IMI Awards approved status leads to plans for New Vehicle Diagnostics course. The RMI’s Standards and Certification business (RMISC) has received IMI Awards Approved Centre status, allowing the Independent Garage Association to plan ...

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