CECRA is calling for checks and balances from the European Commission (EC) to give more power to dealers over franchise agreements and connected car data.
Servicing Stop has hit back at what it sees as a continuation of big brand garages monopolising the market and called on independents to raise their standards.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has raised concerns about the future for independent garages as the Government’s post-Brexit plans create uncertainty for the sector.
Vertu Motors said yesterday it expects no major changes to franchise agreements as a result of the Brexit.
Car manufacturers have no intention to back down and allow franchised dealers the right in law to operate multi-brand dealerships.
The European Commission could yet propose new laws regulating the relationships between carmakers and franchised dealers.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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