NFDA COMMENT – TACKLING MILEAGE FRAUD

27/09/2016

“Following the launch of our mileage fraud campaign to raise awareness and encourage the outlawing of mileage adjustment companies in the UK, it is extremely concerning to see that new data shows up to one in twenty cars on UK roads (1...

RMI BODYSHOPS AND ABP OUTLINE CHANGES TO BS 10125 STANDARD

26/09/2016

RMI Bodyshops (NAB/VBRA) along with the Auto Body Professionals Club (ABP) have compiled an industry guidance note that seeks to clarify the changes to the BS 10125 standard. It has been almost two years since BS 10125 replaced PAS12...

RMI BODYSHOPS: HIGHLIGHTING INDUSTRY TALENT

23/09/2016

RMI Bodyshops, the UK’s leading trade association for vehicle repairers were honoured to sponsor the ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award at the Bodyshop Magazine Awards 2016. The Awards which were held at the home of England Rugby, Twic...

DEALERS SHOW SATISFACTION WITH THEIR MANUFACTURERS’ FINANCE SCHEMES

22/09/2016

Finance deals are key to the new car market with dealers reporting a high level of satisfaction with their manufacturers’ finance schemes”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association, commenting on the r...

RMI BODYSHOPS & REMIT WEBINAR: ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS

20/09/2016

RMI Bodyshops (NAB & VBRA) has teamed up with REMIT Training to deliver an innovative, interactive webinar which will be taking place on Tuesday 27 September between 11am and 12pm. The session will be accessible from your mobile hand...

AUGUST DRIVES EUROPEAN CAR MARKET UP

15/09/2016

“It is extremely positive to see that European new passenger car registrations rose 10% in August, totalling 819,126 units”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised...

RT HON ALAN JOHNSON MP SPEAKER AT RMI ANNUAL DINNER

13/09/2016

The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP will be the guest speaker at this year’s Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) Annual Dinner, on Thursday 20 October at the Landmark Hotel, London. Johnson was named as the head of Labour’s EU referendum c...

NFDA DEALER ATTITUDE SURVEY: PROFIT RETURN

12/09/2016

“It is concerning that dealers seem very dissatisfied with their current profit return, although they are more optimistic about their future profit potential,” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association,...

NFDA COMMENT – REFORM OF LOGBOOK LOAN RULES

12/09/2016

“The NFDA is pleased to see that the Law Commission has reacted positively to our submission to a consultation and will be reforming the law that governs the Bill of Sale”, comments Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dea...

MOTORCYCLE DEMAND REMAINS STRONG IN AUGUST AHEAD OF 66-PLATE CHANGE

08/09/2016

“In what is traditionally a low volume month for motorcycle registrations, it was encouraging to see a strong 4% growth in sales over the same period last year - ahead of the 66-plate change next month”, said Stephen Latham, Head of th...

NFDA SUMMER 2016 DEALER ATTITUDE SURVEY RESULTS REVEALED

05/09/2016

“The relationship between franchised car dealers and car manufacturers recorded an average score of 6.2 in summer 2016, this is 0.1 higher than the winter, but static from the same time last year.  Twelve networks saw an improvement in...

NEW CAR MARKET GROWS IN AUGUST

05/09/2016

“It is positive to see that despite August usually being a quiet month, new car registrations rose 3.3%”, said Sue Robinson, Director of National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised car and commercial vehi...

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE DEMANDS MORE VANS

05/09/2016

“It is positive to see that new vans up to 3.5 tonnes saw a record number of registrations since the pre-recession peak in 2006. Deliveries of internet purchases boosted this segment’s performance”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the N...

RMI BODYSHOPS URGE GOVERNMENT TO REVIEW THE NEW PROPOSED APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING RATES

02/09/2016

RMI Bodyshops (NAB & VBRA), the UK’s trade association representing vehicle body repair, is urging the Government to review its recently released funding levels for the new trailblazer apprenticeships. Jason Moseley, RMI Bodyshops Di...

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