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FMI Industry News October 2013

FMI NEWS October 1st 2013

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

This months news contains information on the following topics

  1. The disappearing spare
  2. Know your ‘Cost of Motoring’
  3. Big push for IMI Professional Register
  4. August new car registrations - UK
  5. August Passenger car registrations - Europe
    UK Used Car Values Increase In August
  6. Key Market Charts:
  7. Franchised dealers still losing oil change business to independents
  8. ‘Tag’ cars for tax, insurance and MoT
  9. OE/matching OE quality parts descriptions still causing agro
  10. Technological Innovations in Automotive Safety and consequent Legislation
  11. Most Stolen Vehicles Taken With Keys
  12. Motorists skipping their next service
  13. Number of older drivers hits record high
  14. Automotive industry targets students
  15. Stronger Penalties Needed For Texting Drivers
  16. Huge rise in drink drive deaths
  17. A rise in cyclist deaths on Great Britain’s roads
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