NFDA URGES DEALERS TO BE READY FOR FCA AUTHORISATION APPLICATION

30/07/2014

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) is urging dealers to ensure they are ready to apply for Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation. Dealers should have by now been told the timing of the application slot they ...

PETER JOHNSON APPOINTED AS RMI DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

25/07/2014

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has appointed Peter Johnson as the new deputy chairman with immediate effect. Johnson will work alongside current chairman Alec Murray until June 2015 when he will then take over the role as...

PUBLIC AT RISK FROM ROGUE GARAGES

21/07/2014

The NFDA urges government to do more to protect motorists from unlicensed car mechanics The UK body that represents franchised car dealers has called for greater transparency of the car servicing and repair industry to protect the gr...

NAB RESPOND TO IMI’S STATEMENT ON ACCIDENT REPAIR SECTOR ACCREDITATION (ATA)

21/07/2014

After the recent statement from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) regarding the IMI’s Accreditation (ATA) for the accident repair sector, Frank Harvey, Head of the National Association of Bodyshops (NAB), made the following com...

IGA TRIPLES ATTENDANCE AT MEMBER EVENTS THIS YEAR

15/07/2014

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has seen record-breaking attendances at its member events with turnout per event being three-times higher than last year. This year’s schedule of venues has also increased to cover more locati...

NAMA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REPORT – JUNE 2014

15/07/2014

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 decreased by ...

RUSSELL AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE SCOOPS INDEPENDENT GARAGE OF THE YEAR AWARD

14/07/2014

The 2014 Independent Garage of the Year Award, sponsored by Trust My Garage, was presented to Russell Automotive Centre at the prestigious Motor Trader Awards. Backed by the Independent Garage Association (IGA), Trust My Garage is th...

NAMA REPORT JUNE 2014

11/07/2014

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 decreased -0.7% from £5,420 to £...

MOTORCYCLE MARKET CONTINUES TO GROW

09/07/2014

“June marked another good month for the motorcycle market with sales up 6.3%,”said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK. Overall for the year-t...

CMA’S PROPOSED PRIVATE MOTOR INSURANCE REMEDIES FAIL TO PROTECT CONSUMERS

07/07/2014

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has accused the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of failing to protect consumers in the three year investigation into the Private Motor Insurance market. NAB has provided a formal re...

FIRST HALF OF 2014 MARKS 10% GROWTH FOR NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS

04/07/2014

“June marks a positive start to the first half of 2014, suggesting consumers are continuing to be drawn into the showroom by new products and services offered by dealers and manufacturers.” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National F...

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE VOLUMES GROW MIDWAY THROUGH 2014

04/07/2014

“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 repres...

NFDA LAUNCHES USED CAR STANDARDS

03/07/2014

Dealers sign up to standards set to champion quality of franchise offering on used cars The NFDA (National Franchised Dealers Association) launches a new set of standards designed to champion the high levels of service and care assoc...

NAB CALLS FOR BS10125 TO BE PLACED ON HOLD

03/07/2014

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has called for the development of the PAS125 replacement - BS10125, to be placed on hold. BS10125 has been available in its draft review form for a month to allow comments to be made by ind...

OPINIONS OF INSURERS ANALYSED IN THE FINAL SECTION OF THE NAB SURVEY INTO INSURERS

01/07/2014

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has released the final section analysis of its survey into the industry’s perception of insurers. The final section of the survey which contains three questions looks at the industry’s gene...

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