Car dealers concerns about the roll-out of the new RDE2 Real Driving Emissions car testing standards in September are ‘unlikely’ to manifest themselves in a WLTP-like impact on the market, according to Cox Automotive.
Caffyns has blamed a 3.1% decline in turnover in its 2018 financial results on WLTP’s impact on the supply of vehicles from certain car manufacturer brands - with Audi “significantly constrained” by the new regime.
JCT600 is celebrating a record set of annual financial results for 2018 after the car retail group’s turnover rose 2% to £1.28 billion and profits held flat in what was described as a “challenging year”.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) and Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) have published new guidance to “help UK motorists choose their ideal car” following the introduction of new emissions test legislation.
Demand for used car stock remained high during November with “manufacturers still struggling to get vehicles onto dealer forecourts” four months after the disruptive introduction of WLTP emissions test legislation.