A survey of 6,000 garages across the UK has identified that franchised retailers charge an average of 40% more than their independent rivals for an hour's workshop labour.
NFDA Trusted Dealers is celebrating strong growth results from the first quarter of 2017 as buyers dwell for longer online and retailers benefit from increased quality leads.
Around 400,000 cars will be made subject to £100 additional annual VED road tax bills from April but half of motorists remain unaware of the changing legislation, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
UK drivers are becoming more accepting of driverless car technology, with half of motorists saying they would consider travelling in a self-driving vehicle, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
New research reveals that buyers are increasingly prepared to buy cars online when they are backed up by the reassurance of a franchised dealer, according to NFDA Trusted 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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