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NFDA Media Report April – May 2017Back

Please see below the topics the NFDA has commented on in April and May with the related media coverage. The articles are linked (where possible) to the full online version, if you would like more information, please contact me – gabriele.severini@rmif.co.uk.

Topics discussed

April

  • European car figures
  • FCA Business plan
  • Electric vehicles’ sales
  • Consumer Attitude Survey Spring 2017
  • New passenger car figures
  • New light commercial vehicle market figures
  • New DVLA Vehicle Excise Duty Rates

May

  • NFDA General Election 2017 manifesto
  • New passenger car figures
  • New light commercial vehicle market figures
  • FCA’s enquiry into motor finance
  • European car figures

Related Media coverage

26/05 AM Online What does the election mean for car dealers?
Motor Finance NFDA demands affordable and accessible finance in manifesto
19/05 ABP Club National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) – 2017 Election Manifesto calls for Free Trade Agreement
16/05 Tyrepress April car registrations down across Europe
Motor Trade News NFDA responds to poor April EU market data
08/05 Tyrepress April new car registrations show a ‘significant decline’ says SMMT
05/05 AM Online Diesel scrappage scheme could convert 15,000 to EVs
The Times New car showrooms had their worst month in seven years as sales fell by nearly a fifth in April (*hard copy)
The Independent UK Car Registrations fall by 20% after tax changes
04/05 The Independent UK car registrations plummet in April as new vehicle duty comes into effect
The Guardian UK car sales drop by a fifth after tax changes and price rises

 

26/05 AM Online What does the election mean for car dealers?
Motor Finance NFDA demands affordable and accessible finance in manifesto
16/05 Tyrepress April car registrations down across Europe
Motor Trade News NFDA responds to poor April EU market data
08/05 Tyrepress April new car registrations show a ‘significant decline’ says SMMT
05/05 AM Online Diesel scrappage scheme could convert 15,000 to EVs
The Times New car showrooms had their worst month in seven years as sales fell by nearly a fifth in April(*hard copy)
The Independent UK Car Registrations fall by 20% after tax changes
04/05 The Independent UK car registrations plummet in April as new vehicle duty comes into effect
The Guardian UK car sales drop by a fifth after tax changes and price rises
Yahoo Finance UK car registrations plummet in April as new vehicle duty comes into effect
Daily Express Car tax increase sees demand in vehicles PLUMMET, but here’s how to avoid the new fees
Exec Review UK car sales drop by a fifth after tax changes and price rises
Motor Finance New car sales hit road block in April
Forecourt Trader New car sales slump 20% following ‘quiet’ April
ABP Club NFDA – Decline in new vehicle sales a result of increase in VED and political uncertainty
Business Car New car registrations collapse in April as new VED rates come in
AM Online Boom in new car sales comes to an end with 20% slump in April
03/05 Motor Trade News NFDA warn over FCA motor finance enquiry
Automotive Industry Digest What stops UK motorists from buying an electric car?
Automotive Industry Digest NFDA comments on FCA’s motor finance enquiry
02/05 AM Online Carmakers shuffle offers after poor plate change month
Nicholas Recruitment Carmakers shuffle offers after poor plate change month
Asset Finance International Analysis: The facts behind newspaper claims of looming car loans crisis
 

Hard copy magazines

 
  AM Magazine Sir Arnold changed the way we buy and sell cars
  AM Magazine Shout more about your strengths to beat independents, NFDA tells franchised dealers
  Auto retail bulletin April sees big drop in private registrations
  Auto retail bulletin Government stops shorts of defining diesel scrappage scheme
  Auto retail bulletin Irresponsible PCP sales investigated by FCA
 

 

    April

 

 
28/04 AM Online Sir Arnold Clark ‘changed the way we buy and sell cars’
27/04 Motor Trader Customers see price as main barrier for electric vehicles
26/04 AM Online Franchised dealers’ labour rates 40% up on independents, reveals motoreasy
Fleet News Garage labour rates hit as much as £230 an hour
Bodyshop Mag NFDA highlights EV barriers
Forecourt Trader NFDA calls for more electric charging points
Tyrepress Price, access to charging, range the barriers to electric vehicle purchases – survey
21/04 BBC Car finance deals: Do they spell trouble?
Motor Finance NFDA: FCA regulation must not harm vehicle sales
20/04 AM Online Important FCA action ‘does not harm’ vehicle sales, says NFDA
19/04 Tyrepress EU car market 11.2% up in March
12/04 Automotive Industry Digest Highest month ever for the UK new car market
10/04 AM Online Death of ‘inspirational leader’ Sir Arnold Clark announced
08/04 Daily Mail Apart from the cars, what will most tempt you into a car dealership?
07/04 Tyrepress NFDA Consumer Attitude Survey results published
Choice Quote Insurance Confidence in franchised dealers ‘remains high’
Motor Trader Survey highlights lack of awareness of online servicing booking
06/04 Motor Trade News Survey finds franchised dealers seen as professional but pricey
Car Dealer NFDA Survey reveals customer confidence in franchised dealers remains high
Motor Finance NFDA: Half of consumers have not used the internet to research maintenance services
Tyrepress Van market stabilised in March, says NFDA
05/04 Forecourt Trader Car sales break monthly record
Motor Trader New car registrations hit record monthly high in March and Q1
AM Online Record March new car registrations as buyers sought to beat the Government’s VED hike
Motor Finance Industry claims rush to avoid VED rise fuelled record new car sales
03/04 ABP Club NFDA – ready to explain the new tax rates?

 

Hard copy magazines

Auto Retail Bulletin, Retailers need to address trust issues

Auto Retail Bulletin, March registrations hit an all-time high

Posted by Sue Robinson on 02/06/2017