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2017 has been a tumultuous year for the automotive industry, and the country as a whole, with Brexit having a huge impact on every aspect of the UK economy. Although the referendum was in June 2016, the implications continue to reverberate as the negotiations develop, and now those conversations are turning to …

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being brought into force in the European Union (EU), its key changes and its effect on the automotive industry. The new data protection laws take effect from 25th May 2018 and all businesses that store and process …

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Car Care Plan is one of twelve leading motor industry contributors to a new and unique news and current affairs programme. “Vision for the Future” has been launched by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and ITN Productions to look at innovations pushing the British motor industry forward. The programme …

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The UK is still a member of the EU and is likely to remain so for at least two years – many say longer. Theresa May’s new Government has yet to trigger the formal process of exiting the union, which will start the clock ticking. Until then, the UK is still bound by EU legislation. There has already been an …

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An independent poll of the automotive industry was carried out before the referendum on Britain’s involvement in the European Union (EU). The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) commissioned the survey of its members to find out whether they wanted Britain to remain or leave the EU – with the …

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Britain’s automotive industry enjoyed a record £71.6bn in turnover in 2015 – a 7.3% increase on 2014. The figures were reported in the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) 17th annual Sustainability Report. Significant gains were made in employment, economic contribution and environmental …

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Car Care Plan’s Chief Executive, Paul Newton has encouraged all partner manufacturers and retailers to continue business as usual, as the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU (Brexit) are determined. The statement follows a new eBook from Car Care Plan exploring the automotive industry’s reaction to Brexit …

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The motor industry has joined the chorus of British businesses calling for the UK government to calm concerns, safeguard sectors and maintain economic stability. The referendum to decide Britain’s membership of the EU – which led to a 52% majority voting in favour of leaving – has sparked turbulence in …