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V-Shape recovery for motorcycle dealers

NMDA 11/08/2020

“Scooters and motorcycle sales saw a 41.9% rise compared with July last year. The public remain cautious to return to trains and buses, which is notably benefiting scooters and motorcycle sales”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the NMDA

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PRA supports the actions taken by independent operators during covid-19 crisis

PRA 06/08/2020

“The Covid-19 lockdown from late March saw fuel volumes across the UK drop instantly and dramatically. Reports of reductions up to 85 to 90% against “normal” levels were noted from smaller independents. This is significantly higher than the BEIS daily average figure, which was closer to 70%. The BEIS daily average still indicates the severity of the business loss to operators”, said Brian Madderson, Chairman of the PRA

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Van sales show strong pent up demand

NFDA 05/08/2020

For the first time in many months, there was an increase in registrations of light commercial vehicles, up to 3.5 tonnes. Sales of light commercials rose by 7.1% in July with 27,701 units, according to the latest SMMT figures.

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New car market returns to form in July

NFDA 05/08/2020

“The +11.3% increase in new car registrations is further demonstration of the pent-up demand generated during lockdown and reflects the opening of dealerships throughout the UK”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the NFDA

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