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First quarter of 2019 sees motorcycle market off to a racing start

NMDA 17/04/2019

“It is encouraging to see that traditional motorcyclists took advantage of the March 19-plate-change to purchase their new bikes. Bike sales were up 9.7% with 16,682 units registered,” said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

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Record growth for light commercial vehicles in March

NFDA 04/04/2019

“Demand in the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market was up 10.6% in March, making it the sectors best ever monthly performance on record”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represents commercial vehicle and franchised car retailers across the UK, commenting on the SMMT’s light commercial vehicle registration figures.

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New car market declines as uncertainty affects consumers

NFDA 04/04/2019

“The new car market declined -3.4% in March reflecting continued political uncertainty”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers in the UK commenting on the latest SMMT’s new passenger car figures.

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Auctioneers expect volumes to increase in April

NAMA 02/04/2019

“Following an increase in new car sales in plate change month March where a high number of part exchanges were generated, auctioneers are expecting to see a surge in vehicle volumes this month,” said James Tomlinson, Chairman of The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA), commenting on the latest figures from NAMA’s market attitude survey.

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NFDA comments on successful Pendragon appeal on multi-user vehicles

NFDA 26/03/2019

“It is extremely positive to see that Pendragon has won their appeal on multi-user vehicles, following their conviction of unfair commercial practice after advertising an ex-rental car as having one registered keeper”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers in the UK.

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