A new qualification for MOT managers and testers is being piloted by automotive awards body IMI from April this year.
The used car market has remained steady at the start of the year, with most dealers reporting more footfall from potential customers during January than they did in December.
The Government has announced a further £40 million in funding for infrastructure to encourage more people to buy electric or hybrid cars.
Trading Standards officers in Somerset and Devon have released the results of a year-long operation that aimed to make sure car dealers and mechanics were operating within the law.
Car dealership group Lookers has launched its first long service awards to reward staff who have been with the company for decades.
A car dealer and service centre has “unreservedly apologised” to a customer after his onboard online tracker showed a member of staff drove his car at 106mph when he took it in for a service.
A car dealership group has been ordered to pay £35,000 in damages to a classic car mechanic after it sold a Porsche that he had put down a deposit for to another customer.
Ford’s Fiesta hatchback was the fastest selling used car in Britain during 2015, according to just-published data from Auto Trader.
An award-winning car dealership has been targeted by thieves who tried to steal a vehicle parked outside and instead ended up causing severe damage.
A car dealership group has helped to raise £21,000 for a cutting-edge scientific centre which is working to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of different types of cancer.