MOTORCYCLE MARKET REMAINS STABLE

29/10/2014

“September marked another stable month with a 6.4% growth for the motorcycle market.” said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK. In total 757 m...

RMI CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO LISTEN TO RETAILERS

23/10/2014

“The retail motor industry compromises of 8,000 member sites and too often the Government listens intently to the manufacturing sector, but takes scant account of the interests of retailers,” said RMI Deputy Chairman Peter Johnson, spe...

NAB REPRESENTS DRIVE ASSIST BODYSHOP CREDITORS

21/10/2014

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB), has been nominated by some of the UK’s leading body repair specialists to represent them in a Creditors’ Committee looking into the conduct of directors of failed accident management company...

NAMA REPORT SEPTEMBER 2014

17/10/2014

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its monthly market report today for September.  The report shows that during September the average month-on-month value of used cars sold at auction across the board decreas...

PRA URGES CHANCELLOR TO REAFFIRM FUEL DUTY FREEZE

17/10/2014

Brian Madderson, Chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has today written to George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, asking him to reaffirm his promise to freeze fuel duty until May 2015. Madderson explained, “as glo...

NFDA UPDATE: CONSUMER RIGHTS BILL

16/10/2014

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) is encouraged to see that following continued campaigning for changes to the Consumer Rights Bill, the amendments put forward by motor industry representatives were debated yesterday i...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – SEPTEMBER 2014

16/10/2014

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

PETER JOHNSON RECEIVES SPECIAL NFDA RECOGNITION AWARD

13/10/2014

NFDA Chairman Peter Johnson was awarded the special recognition in the industry award at this year’s National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) Autumn Ball which took place over the weekend at The Grove Resort, Hertfordshire. The...

IGA TAKES ON BANGER CHALLENGE FOR BEN

10/10/2014

The Independent Garage Association’s (IGA) Director Stuart James and Head of Member Services Terry Gibson are setting off today to take part in this year’s Car Dealer Magazine charity rally Bangers4BEN. With this year’s theme of The ...

NFDA TRUSTED DEALERS CELEBRATE RECORD MONTH OF MEMBER CALLS

10/10/2014

September marked a record month for the team at NFDA Trusted Dealers with over 8,000 50 second phone calls to its members. The used car website where vehicles are only sold through approved dealers who uphold the 10 points of differe...

RMI WELCOMES NEWS OF MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FOR APPRENTICES

07/10/2014

“The RMI welcomes the news of the planned £1 minimum wage increase for apprentices in the UK”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the Retail Motor Industry Federation, the leading automotive trade body in the UK. UK Business secretary Vi...

PLATE CHANGE BOOSTS SEPTEMBER MARKET

06/10/2014

“It is positive to see that the new car market has continued to remain strong during September and the successful plate change reflects growing economic confidence”, said Sue Robinson, Director of National Franchised Dealers Associatio...

VAN DEMAND CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN THE CV MARKET

06/10/2014

“The confidence in economic upturn for businesses buying commercial vehicles in September brings welcoming news to the truck and van sector”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represents c...

NEW NAMA COURSE WILL STANDARDISE VEHICLE CONDITION APPRAISING

06/10/2014

As part of an initiative to standardise vehicle condition appraising within the UK motor industry, and underpin its national vehicle grading scheme, the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) has launched a specialised course fo...

END OF AN ERA FOR THE TAX DISC

01/10/2014

“After 93 years on our windscreens, today see’s the abolishment of the tax disc for motorists across the UK”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the Retail Motor Industry Federation, the leading automotive trade body in the UK. In a move...

IGA CALLS FOR MORE OPEN ECALL POLICY

01/10/2014

Independent garages throughout the UK are being made aware of the potential impact of eCall on their business by the Independent Garage Association (IGA), which is lobbying to future proof the independent garage sector in light of new ...

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