Franchised car retailers’ workshops captured 31.4% of UK vehicles’ MOTs during the first half of 2019, according to data published by Marketing Delivery.
A study of vehicle mileage data from one million cars has found that 6.5% of vehicles in the UK could have been clocked.
Brakes and tyres are the biggest problems for UK vehicles, according to UK car warranty provider, Warranty Direct
More than 10 million vehicles have failed the new MOT tests since their introduction a year ago, according to a study by Green Flag.
Garages are charging up to 60% more in certain parts of the UK for basic MOT and servicing work, according to a new study by Bookmygarage.com.
A third of all customer records currently held by UK franchised dealerships are inaccurate or incomplete, potentially preventing them from exploiting a surge of MOT and service work.
New Protyre data has revealed a North-South divide in the MOT fail rate following stricter government regulations.
City West Commercials has revealed exciting growth plans for its Exeter depot, including a new MOT bay and additional recruits.
The Royal Burgh of Kirkcaldy has been revealed as the MoT failure capital of the UK, according Government data analysis by HonestJohn.co.uk.
Franchised car dealers should prepare for a rise in demand for MOTs as a record number of cars are due for their first test this year.
Over a million vehicles have failed MOT tests since the introduction of new test criteria by the DVSA in May, 2018.
An in-depth analysis has concluded that up to 45% of franchised dealers’ MOT data is incorrect, meaning nearly half of their customers are being sent MOT reminders at the wrong time.
MyCarNeedsA.com has revealed that September is set to be a record breaking "boost" for garages due to upcoming MoTs.
Four-fifths of UK motorists have felt garages ‘held their cars hostage’ following a service or MOT, a new survey carried out by Fixter has revealed.
AutoVHC data has found that over 40% of UK motorists left car dealerships' workshops without having ‘red work’ maintenance completed during June 2018.
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) MOT Tester training courses are now more widely available to aftersales providers thanks to a development of the scheme delivered in partnership with Progress Recruitment Solutions.
Car dealers could retain more than 60% of customers for MOT and service work if they send timely reminders, according to Marketing Delivery survey.
Transparent video communications could boost customer satisfaction in response to recent MOT changes, says CitNOW.
Severe penalties for vehicles ruled unsafe by the new MOT regime may create upsell opportunities for franchised dealers
Peugeot and Toyota cars have been identified as the most expensive to repair, according to internal data from WhoCanFixMyCar.com.
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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