Dear colleague,

Next week, we will disclose the full details of the newly formed Alliance of European Car Dealers and Repairers (AECDR). Watch this space!

Applications are now open to join our Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) accreditation scheme for electric vehicle retailers. If you sell electric vehicles and feel that you meet the EVA standards, please contact to join the scheme. The EVA kitemark will help you communicate to your customers your expertise in EV retail and aftersales. More details below.

NFDA is organising a dealer trip to NADA Las Vegas 2020. We will be departing on Wednesday 12 and returning Monday 17 February. The NADA show provides dealers with an ideal opportunity to discuss industry issues with colleagues from around the world and learn about new trends. Please email to join us.

Next week, we will be speaking at the Renewable Energy Association EV Experience conference. We will discuss current consumer experience at franchised dealerships, how this is likely to evolve and EVA. NFDA members can benefit from the ‘partner members’ discount. If you would like to attend, please visit

NFDA is your trade association: we represent, you benefit. If you require any assistance or would like to discuss any issues facing your business, please do not hesitate to contact our member helpline on 01788 538303.

Sue Robinson, NFDA Director