Dear Colleague,

The new car and light commercial vehicle registration figures were published on Thursday. In June, the new car market declined by -3.5% in the UK and year to date is now -6.3% lower than 2017. Alternative fuel vehicles continued to grow, up 45.0%, diesel saw a decline of -28.2%, while petrol grew by -12.3%. Registrations of light commercial vehicles decreased by -5.8 in June with a total of 35,182 units. If you would like a copy of the registration figures, please email

This week, dealers will be receiving the Summer 2018 NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey to complete. The Dealer Attitude Survey is critical in allowing the NFDA to lobby manufacturers on behalf of dealers to improve the relationship and balance of power between dealers and manufacturers. It is therefore essential that we receive a response to the survey in order to maintain its credibility as the industry’s leading independent survey. We would like your feedback – good or bad! If you have not received a survey questionnaire, please email

Finally, a reminder that the NFDA is running a WLTP workshop for its members. The workshop is being held at the Hilton Warwick on Tuesday 17 July from 10 am to 1.00 pm. Spaces are limited. To book your place please email

NFDA is your trade association: we represent, you benefit. If you need any assistance, please contact us on the member helpline 01788 538303.

Sue Robinson, NFDA Director