IGA WELCOME EC REVIEW ON ACCESS TO TECHNICAL INFORMATION

31/07/2013

“The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is pleased that the European Commission has committed to carrying out a review on access to technical information from vehicle manufacturers to independent garages” said Stuart James, IGA Direc...

NFDA WELCOME MOTORING.CO.UK STUDY

29/07/2013

“It is extremely positive to note that there has been a 5% increase in the number of motorists planning to use a franchised dealer for servicing.” said Sue Robinson, National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) Director. A report f...

PRA WELCOMES EUROPEAN COMMISSIONS MOVE ON DEBIT AND CREDIT CARD INTERCHANGE FEES

24/07/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA), the trade body representing independent forecourts in the UK, welcomes the European Commission’s intentions to cap “interchange” fees for domestic credit and debit card transactions. The Europ...

NFDA REACT TO CLAIMS MANAGEMENT COMPANY FIGURES

24/07/2013

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) acknowledges the news that the number of claims management companies registered to handle personal injury claims has fallen. The sharp decline follows changes to the law around no-wi...

NFDA MEET WITH MP ON CLAIMS MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

16/07/2013

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) today met with Jonathan Evans MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for insurance and financial services, to provide an overview of the problems facing franchised dealers aris...

NAB TO ATTEND MOTOR INSURANCE HEARING

15/07/2013

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has been invited to attend a Competition Commission hearing on Wednesday 17 July 2013, as part of its Private Motor Insurance Market Investigation.   Topics under discussion will be those...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – JUNE 2013

15/07/2013

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

PETROL RETAILERS' SUPPORT MP’S DECISION TO HAND PETITION TO THE OFT

12/07/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) fully support Robert Halfon MP’s campaign and petition for a full Office of Fair Trading (OFT) enquiry into Oil Pricing Process.The PRA submitted a formal complaint in February 2012 to the OFT rega...

PRA WELCOME THE GOVERNMENT’S DECISION NOT TO ADOPT PLAIN PACKAGING FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS

12/07/2013

The Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) today welcomed the Government's decision, following their extensive consultation, to shelve proposals for standardised (plain) packaging for tobacco products. Brian Madderson, Chairman of the PRA s...

NFDA WELCOME UK AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR STRATEGY

12/07/2013

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers across the UK, welcomes the news that £1billion is to be invested in the UK automotive industry.   The UK Automoti...

MOTORCYCLE MARKET BEGINS TO IMPROVE

12/07/2013

“After a long period of decreasing motorcycle sales it is encouraging to see a boost in registrations during June” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers ...

IGA REACT TO YOUR MONEY, THEIR TRICKS

11/07/2013

“Whilst the Independent Garage Association (IGA) is aware that there are some areas of concern within the motor industry, it is unfair and unjustified to judge all garages based on this one example” said Stuart James, Independent Garag...

STERLING SHOCK TO HIT FUEL PRICES

11/07/2013

“The unexpected crash in the exchange rate for the Pound for the US Dollar, from US$1.58 to 1.48, in just four weeks from mid-June is hitting wholesale fuel costs”  said Brian Madderson, Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) Chairman.Brent...

NAMA REPORT JUNE 2013

11/07/2013

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its monthly market report today for June. The report shows that during June, the average value of used cars sold at auction across the board increased from £4,772 to £4,828....

CARD ISSUERS TAKING PETROL RETAILERS FOR A RIDE

09/07/2013

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has raised concerns to the Government over the threat to rural and other small independent petrol filling stations from the under-regulated and increasing costs of card charges. Plastic accounts f...

RMI APPOINT NEW HEAD OF PETROL

09/07/2013

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Chadderton as the new Head of Petrol for the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA). He commences this role from Monday 8 July and will be based a...

PRIVATE REGISTRATIONS CONTINUE TO BOLSTER NEW CAR MARKET

04/07/2013

“It is extremely encouraging that new car sales continued to improve in June with dealers reporting increased footfall in showrooms” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents fra...

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE VOLUMES GROW MIDWAY THROUGH THE YEAR

04/07/2013

June has been a good turning point in the year for the commercial vehicle market, and we have seen a modest improvement in overall sales figures” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represen...

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