The automotive sector and retail motor industry in the UK turned over £60 billion in 2014 and accounts for 10% of the UK’s trade in goods whilst employing over 700,000 people with a vast variety of skills and experience. This page is aimed at assisting viewers with useful automotive links specific to the motor trade.
The IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry): A professional association for people working in the retail motor sector setting and promoting professional standards.
BEN The Automotive Industry Charity: A charity for those that work or have worked in the motor trade including their families and dependents offering practical help, advice and support with the aim of making a positive difference to their lives.
Car Jobs UK: A specialist automotive job site where job seekers can open a free account and motor trade employers have access to low cost job advertising.
VBRA (The Vehicle Builders and Repairers Association: A forward thinking and long established trade body offering support services to the Motor Industry including body work, servicing, conversions ans maintenance.
RMI (Retail Motor Industry Federation): A UK automotive trade body that represents independent dealers in both car and motor cycle, service centres, franchised car and motor cycle dealers, bodyshops and petrol stations who offer motoring services in the UK.