Dear Colleague,

As another challenging and interesting year comes to a close, the retail automotive industry has continued to demonstrate its resilience despite the effects that a number of external factors have had on consumer confidence and the whole UK economy. We now await December’s new car market figures to see the results of the full year.

NFDA’s The Voice has been published! The winter issue of NFDA’s quarterly magazine features: findings of our latest EV Dealer Attitude Survey, monitoring the dealer and manufacturer relationship in the EV sector and an exclusive interview with Stig Saeveland, CEO of Hedin Automotive in Norway.

The NFDA Spring Ball 2020 is back at The Grove Resort, Hertfordshire. Secure your tickets in advance to not miss out on a captivating night of stellar entertainment, fine dining and unique networking opportunities with key automotive stakeholders. Due to high demand, we are delighted to welcome back, compering the evening, the fantastic TV personality and presenter Mark Durden-Smith, promising a night of engagement, laughter and fun. Contact to book your place. The NFDA Ball has been postponed due to the Coronavirus – NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

NFDA is your trade association, we represent you benefit: if you need any assistance, please do contact our member helpline: 01788 538 303.

Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our members for your continued support in 2019 and wish you all a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Sue Robinson, NFDA Director