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FMI Industry News December 2013

News gathered from press releases, Headlineauto, Motoring4Media, IAAF e-Bulletin and AM-online during November 2013

This months news contains information on the following topics.

  1. British drivers neglecting cars in winter.
  2. Franchised dealer servicing programmes in the limelight.
  3. MoT testing and longer warranties can slow down customer migration from franchised networks.
  4. SMMT new car registrations.
  5. Used car values rise by over 10% year on year.
  6. Car ownership trends.
  7. UK automotive manufacturing data (for October 2013)
  8. European new car market looks brighter.
  9. Will employers really invest in their own apprenticeship schemes?
  10. 1 in 3 motorists believe their car is worth more than it really is.
  11. British motorists urged to help drive automotive industry forwards with market research participation.
  12. 'Gadget Overload'.
  13. Road maintenance and on-board sophisticated technology.
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