PETROL RETAILERS’ EXPRESS GROWING CONCERN OVER ILLICIT FUEL

31/05/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association have expressed its concern over the rise in illicit fuel detections and call on Government to take action. This week HM Revenue & Customs announced a rapid increase of illicit fuel detections. The nu...

THE RMI CENTENARY DINNER 2013

29/05/2013

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) is celebrating 100 years in the industry! Thursday 24 October 2013 The Dorchester Hotel Park Lane, London “We are delighted to announce 2013 marks the centenary of the RMI. This year’s a...

PETROL RETAILERS' OFFER EVIDENCE TO OIL PRICE FIXING INVESTIGATION

24/05/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) has offered to submit evidence to the European Commission on alleged anti-competitive pricing tactics in the UK fuel market. In a letter to Alexander Italianer, Head of DG Competition at the E...

NFDA CALLS FOR GREATER AWARENESS OF CAREERS IN THE RETAIL MOTOR INDUSTRY

24/05/2013

National Franchised Dealer Association (NFDA) Director Sue Robinson and Managing Director at Arnold Clark Eddie Hawthorne met Shadow Treasury Minister and local MP for Kilmarnock, Cathy Jamieson, for a visit to the GTG Training Centre ...

NAB SEEKS COURTESY CAR BEST PRACTICE

22/05/2013

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB), has raised concerns about the way courtesy car damage is handled by insurers. Currently, if a courtesy car is involved in an accident, there is no official procedure on how a resulting in...

PETROL RETAILERS’ QUESTION GOVERNMENT MOTIVES WITH MOTORWAY PRICE SIGNAGE

15/05/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) has questioned Downing Street’s plans to force Motorway Service Areas to display the cost of fuel on road signs. Brian Madderson, Chairman of the PRA, commented “Following the OFT report in fu...

PETROL RETAILERS' WELCOME INVESTIGATION ON OIL PRICE MANIPULATION

15/05/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) welcomes the move by the European Commission to investigate alleged oil price fixing by the major operators. The PRA submitted a complaint on oil price fixing to the Office of Fair Trading (OF...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – APRIL 2013

14/05/2013

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

NAMA REPORT APRIL 2013

13/05/2013

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its monthly market report today for April. The report shows that during April the average value of used cars sold at auction across the board decreased from £5,013 to £4,862...

NFDA TRUSTED DEALERS – THE VOICE OF THE FRANCHISED DEALER

09/05/2013

Unique, dealer-owned used car site becomes consumer facing platform for franchise dealer trade body Used car website Trusted Dealers (www.trusteddealers.co.uk) is entering into what is being called a ‘game changing’ partnership with...

VOLATILITY OF WHOLESALE PRICES HIGHLIGHTS OFT’S REFUSAL TO INVESTIGATE THE UK FUELS MARKET

09/05/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) has again voiced its concerns about the unpredictability of the wholesale petrol market. In the last seven days there has been a drop by over 2.6pence per litre (ppl), which encouraged superma...

QUEEN'S SPEECH 2013: NFDA COMMENT

08/05/2013

The Queen today announced a raft of measures, including the Government’s intention to simplify complex laws and protect consumers from unsatisfactory service and to support the growth of the private sector.Her Majesty the Queen made the ...

MIXED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MARKET FOR APRIL

07/05/2013

There was good news for the van market this month as registrations showed a monthly increase of 43%, bringing the year to date increase to 17.6%. It was a different story for the truck sector as demand for heavy trucks was down 12.1% in ...

BEST INDEPENDENT GARAGES ANNOUNCED

07/05/2013

The finalists for this year’s Independent Garage of the Year award have been announced as:•Devonshire Motors Accident Repair Centre, Barnstaple•Dorking Service Centre, Dorking•Empire Garages, Enfield•iAuto UK, Coventry•Powells Garage, Re...

UK CAR SALES CONTINUE TO FLOURISH

07/05/2013

“It is encouraging that new car sales increased in April with private registrations continuing to improve” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised car and commercial v...

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