April 24, 2024
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The Nationwide Franchised Sellers Affiliation (NFDA) met up with politicians in Stormont and Westminster to spotlight the backlog of Mot bookings in Northern Eire.

The business frame mentioned MoT checking out was once a “continual downside” for motorists and car outlets in Northern Eire with an “unworkable backlog” of over six months.

It mentioned some motorists now shuttle loads of miles to safe an appointment.

Additional discussions centred round electrical cars and the desire for an growth within the Northern Eire EV charging infrastructure to uphold the United Kingdom’s 2030 net-zero goals.

NFDA CEO Sue Robinson mentioned: “The problems which are impacting the Northern Eire car retail sector are of rising fear for each sellers and motorists, so it’s crucial that NFDA facilitates those conferences with influential figures so as to successfully cope with the subject.

“While the assembly was once a good fortune, there may be nonetheless paintings to do as extra really extensive trade is needed within the device to rectify the MOT backlog downside.”

“Going ahead, NFDA will proceed to foyer on behalf of franchised sellers, elevating consciousness to problems such because the MOT backlog with Parliamentarians and key contributors of the legislative meeting, with additional briefings scheduled following the end result of the assembly.”