Dear Colleague,

Following last week’s announcement that 50 dealerships obtained their EVA accreditation, we can now confirm that all the slots available to retailers for 2019 have been allocated. These dealerships will be audited over the coming months, we will keep you updated. For more information, visit

The latest figures released by ACEA showed that European passenger car registration grew by 8.7% to 1,177,746 units in October. Last year, new car sales in the EU declined significantly as a result of the introduction of WLTP. Please find more details in the news.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published the finalised guidance setting out FCA’s expectations for insurance product manufacturers and distributors. Please find more details below.

Our new EV Marketplace Seminar will take place in ten days in Warwick. Keynote speakers, who currently play a key role in the EV sector, will discuss challenges, opportunities as well as forthcoming trends for retailers. Please find more details below and email or visit NFDA EV Marketplace Seminar tickets to secure your place.

NFDA is the voice of automotive retailers: if you require any assistance or would like to attend any of our future meetings or events, please do not hesitate to contact our member helpline at 01788 538303.

Sue Robinson, NFDA Director