IGA LAUNCHES ON SITE DIAGNOSTICS COURSE FOR INDEPENDENTS

30/06/2014

Following the success of its Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Awareness course, the Independent Garage Association is proud to launch the second in its suite of on-site training courses – Diagnostics. The half-day session will be delivere...

PAUL WILLIAMS RETIRES FROM REMIT

30/06/2014

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) would like to announce that following six years of service, Paul Williams is retiring from his position as Chairman of Remit (Retail Motor Industry Training) on 30 June 2014. Alec Murray, RM...

LOGBOOK LOANS, NFDA EXPRESS CONCERNS

23/06/2014

‘It is extremely concerning that new research has found the majority of used car buyers do not check if the car they are purchasing has outstanding finance’, said  Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (...

RMI DONATES £100,000 TO BEN

19/06/2014

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has made a generous donation of £100,000 to BEN the automotive charity. The donation will support the charity in enabling them to provide new furnishings and equipment for one of the houses ...

INSURERS RELATIONSHIPS WITH BODYSHOPS ANALYSED IN NAB OPINION SURVEY

19/06/2014

In the first of a series of surveys around the campaign of ‘Treating Bodyshops Fairly’, the National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has analysed the second section of its opinion survey on insurers. Section two, which investigates th...

INDEPENDENT’S CAR REPAIR PLAN GOES LIVE

18/06/2014

The Independent Garage Association’s message to consumers with the launch of its Car Repair Plan is to ‘shield yourself from unexpected repair costs’. This unique savings plan tailored specifically for independent garages will allow ...

MOTORCYCLE MARKET CONTINUES UPWARD TREND IN MAY

17/06/2014

“It is extremely positive to see that the motorcycle market was up by an impressive 8.2% in May,” said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK. Th...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – MAY 2014

13/06/2014

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market report for May today. The report shows that during May the average values of used LCV’s at auction across the board increased by 5....

NAB RESPONSE - CMA PROPOSED REMEDIES

12/06/2014

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) proposals to make the private motor insurance (PMI) market increase competition and reduce the cost of premiums for motorists. The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) is the leading not-for...

MOTOR INSURANCE CONDUCT ADJUDICATOR

11/06/2014

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is to release their proposed remedies tomorrow morning (12 June 2014 at 7:00am) in relation to their Private Motor Insurance Market Investigation. Frank Harvey, Head of NAB comments, “the Nat...

NAMA REPORT MAY 2014

10/06/2014

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) published its monthly market report today for May.  The report shows that during May the average value of used cars sold at auction across the board rose 5.2% from £5,153 to £5,420. ...

INSURERS ACTIVITIES AND PRIORITIES ANALYSED IN NAB OPINION SURVEY

10/06/2014

In the first of a series of surveys around the campaign of ‘Treating Bodyshops Fairly’, the National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has analysed the first section of its opinion survey on insurers. Section one, which investigates the...

27 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF GROWTH FOR UK CAR MARKET

05/06/2014

“With private vehicle registrations outperforming volumes once again this month, it is evident that consumer confidence in buying cars is on track for a successful year” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers As...

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FIGURES RISE IN MAY

05/06/2014

“It is positive to see demand for commercial vehicles back up again in May following last month’s -4.2% decline in the market”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represents commercial vehi...

IGA ACHIEVES HIGHEST EVER MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

05/06/2014

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) recorded its highest retention figures in its 100-year history, achieving over 96% membership renewals. This incredible achievement is further bolstered by a 3% growth in IGA membership since ...

QUEEN'S SPEECH 2014: RMI COMMENT

04/06/2014

A raft of measures, including the Government’s intention to continue to reduce the country’s deficit to ensure interest rates remain low were announced in today’s Queens’s speech. The Speech highlighted the Government’s focus to cont...

NFDA AUTUMN BALL 2014: NOW BOOKING!

03/06/2014

This year’s NFDA Autumn ball will take place at the 5 star Grove Resort, Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire, on Saturday 11 October 2014. NFDA Autumn Ball 2014 Saturday 11 October The Grove, Chandler’s Cross Hertfordshire Commentin...

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