Dear Colleague,

This week, the Government has published its response to the 2030/2035 consultation confirming they will be “working closely with stakeholders” to set out the next steps. NFDA will continue to engage with the relevant departments, in particular, regarding the definition ofsignificant zero emission capability” for vehicles that can be sold between 2030 and 2035. Positively, the Government’s support for NFDA’s EVA accreditation scheme is mentioned under the demand incentives and other measures” available during the transition. Please find more details below.

Following the announcement of the ‘super deduction’ tax relief in the Budget, MHA, in conjunction with NFDA, has prepared guidance for dealers. It outlines how you can benefit from the scheme and which expenditure you can claim the tax relief for. Please find further details including the link to download the guide below.

Earlier this week, Drive My Career, alongside a number of dealer members, celebrated International Women’s Day to recognise the achievements of women working in the automotive industry. We shared constructive messages and highlighted the variety of opportunities available in our sector. Please read more in the newsletter.

Dealer Attitude Survey alert - On Monday, at 9 am, we will publish the latest findings of our Dealer Attitude Survey – watch this space!

NFDA is the voice of automotive retailers: if you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our member helpline at 01788 538303 or email

Sue Robinson, NFDA Chief Executive