The Motor Ombudsman has revealed that despite an upsurge in demand for assistance, the 10-year anniversary of its Service and Repair Code reveals a positive picture of the UK's automotive sector.
The European Parliament has approved amendments to vehicle type-approval legislation which includes maintaining access to a vehicles OBD port for aftermarket repairers.
Halfords Autocentres is launching a new centralised booking facility.
Franchised dealers are at greater risk now of losing more service work to the independent sector now EU legislation has removed limitations to its taking more market share, it has been claimed.
As many as six in 10 motorists (59%) claim to worry about hidden costs when booking their car into a garage for an MoT, service or repair.
More than four million motorists have had to keep their car off the road in the last two years because they couldn’t afford repairs, according to new research.
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 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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