RMI APPOINTS DIRECTOR TO LEAD NBRA AND VBRA

29/11/2017

The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has announced the appointment of Chris Weeks as Director of the National Body Repairers Association (NBRA) and the Vehicle Builders Repairers Association (VBRA). Chris will bring 24 years of...

AUCTION ACTIVITY SLOWS IN OCTOBER

22/11/2017

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) has published its monthly car auction data report today for October 2017. The report shows that overall in October: First time conversion rates decreased by -2.2% to 83.2% from S...

CHANCELLOR MISSES OPPORTUNITY TO FUEL ECONOMIC GROWTH

22/11/2017

“Whilst it is a welcome announcement from the Chancellor that the government will freeze both petrol and fuel duty for a further 12 months from April 2018, it falls a long way short of demands from our members and the haulage industry ...

NFDA COMMENTS ON AUTUMN BUDGET 2017

22/11/2017

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers across the UK, comments on the measures announced in today’s Autumn Budget. Diesel  A Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) su...

IGA CALLS FOR MOTOR INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOLLOWING BUDGET

22/11/2017

“The Independent Garage Association (IGA) welcomes the launch of the National Retraining Scheme announced by the Chancellor in today’s Autumn Budget, however we are disappointed that the major shortage of skilled workers in the automot...

PRA WELCOMES CHANCELLOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW CHARGING INVESTMENT INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

22/11/2017

“We welcome the Chancellors announcement of a new £400 million Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund which is good news for fuel retailers and motorway service areas (MSAs)  - provided they are included in the list of eligible busine...

IAIN STEWART MP VISITS BRIAN CURRIE DEALERSHIP ON MILTON KEYNES TAKEOVER DAY

21/11/2017

Iain Stewart MP for Milton Keynes South and Member of the Select Committee on Transport, visited National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) member Brian Currie DAF on Friday 17 November. On Friday, Milton Keynes celebrated its ‘T...

CHANCELLOR PLANNING TAX GRAB AGAINST DIESEL DRIVERS

20/11/2017

“The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has been informed by a well-placed parliamentary source, that the Chancellor is likely to announce a 1ppl increase to fuel duty for all diesel drivers in this week’s Autumn Budget. This would be ...

NFDA CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND FUEL DUTY FREEZE AHEAD OF BUDGET

15/11/2017

“Uncertainty surrounding Brexit and current negotiations has affected consumer confidence over the past months, it is essential that Government ensures that economic policy supports business and consumer spending in the forthcoming Aut...

PRA CALLS FOR CUT IN FUEL DUTY AHEAD OF BUDGET

15/11/2017

“The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) strongly agrees with the UK’s leading motoring and freight organisations, that the Chancellor’s first aim should be to support the economy in this crucial period ahead of our formal exit from the...

NMDA DEALER ATTITUDE SURVEY AUTUMN 2017 RESULTS REVEALED

13/11/2017

“The NMDA is pleased to see that this year’s Autumn 2017 Dealer Attitude Survey received a high response rate of 36% made up of nine main brands. Participants in this survey were made up of 75% of independently owned franchise dealers,...

MOTORCYCLE DEMAND CONTINUES TO DECLINE IN OCTOBER

09/11/2017

“Demand for motorcycles continued its downward trend in October – marking 10 consecutive months of decline in the market”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle reta...

NEW CAR MARKET DECLINES FURTHER IN OCTOBER

06/11/2017

“Despite the October new car market declining by -12.2%, the Alternative Fuel Vehicle segment grew by 36.9%. Although the continuous increase in alternative fuel vehicles’ sales is encouraging, in the short and medium term, they will n...

LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MARKET DOWN IN OCTOBER

06/11/2017

“The new light commercial vehicle market saw a decrease of -7.4% in October, which continues to reflect businesses and consumers’ uncertainty surrounding the economy and Brexit”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised D...

PRA URGES CHANCELLOR TO CUT FUEL DUTY AS PETROL PRICES SURGE

03/11/2017

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has written to the Chancellor urging him to not just freeze, but cut fuel duty by 5ppl in the Autumn Budget this month. Since the beginning of October, the Platts wholesale cost of petrol has ri...

INTEREST RATES RISE: NFDA COMMENTS

02/11/2017

“The highly expected decision of the Bank of England to raise interest rates from their record low of 0.25% to 0.5% is likely to have only a small impact on consumers and affect car buyers only marginally”, said Sue Robinson, Director ...

PRA WARNS GOVERMENT NOT TO SECOND GUESS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE

01/11/2017

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) was invited to give oral evidence to the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee yesterday. The Bill proposes giving Government to power to mandate the installation of electric vehicle ch...

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