Concerns about staffing and trade have led the Retail Motor Industry to press the UK Government for certainty on Brexit by the end of November.
The Department for Transport has ditched plans to extend the wait on a new car's initial MOT from three to four years due to concerns about road safety, following Government consultation period.
Government plans to increase the first MoT date from three to four years have been called unnecessary and damaging to consumers.
Labour MP Alan Johnson will be the guest speaker at this year’s Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) annual dinner.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) plans to replicate the success of its Midlands training centre with the creation of two more as it looks to increase MOT training provision for garages.
The RMI Academy of Automotive Skills was officially opened today as the industry geared up for a new “professional standard” for the role of MOT tester.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation and Scottish Motor Trade Association will survey their members and the motor industry to assess the impact of the Government’s latest changes to road tax on the annual MOT test.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation and Scottish Motor Trade Association have met with ministers to present a case against extending the MOT test for new cars.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation has appointed Jason Moseley as executive director with the responsibility for the National Association of Bodyshops and the Vehicle Builders Repairers Association.
The RMI has welcomed the Government’s plans for a 0.5% apprenticeship level in April 2017 to raise funds for 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.
West Way Nissan has appointed 14 new apprentices to work across dealerships in the group’s network after embarking on a recruitment drive with Remit.
The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) is opening a new training centre in the midlands next spring to act as a resource for MoT tester training.
The first steps have been taken to ensure the National Association of Bodyshops and the VBRA promote the crash repair sector with a unified voice.
More than a third (39%) of motorists who have bought a used-car would under no circumstances use the same dealer again.
Nearly half a million new cars were registered in the UK during the crucial March 2015 plate-change month.
Budget 2015 highlights, 50 days from the general election.
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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