Tag: Wendy Williamson

UK new car market falls again in May

6th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The UK new car market declined by -4.6 per cent in May with 183,724 units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The fall reflects continued uncertainty over diesel and clean air zones as well as the removal of incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles. Meanwhile, the underlying economic and political instability continues to affect consumer and business confidence.

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IAAF to warn aftermarket “be primed for digital revolution”

IAAF to warn aftermarket “be primed for digital revolution”

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Wendy Williamson, chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will address challenges faced by the aftermarket in the digital era, when she delivers a speech to delegates at Automechanika Birmingham next month.

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Lord Coe to speak at Automechanika Birmingham Aftermarket Power Network

Lord Coe to speak at Automechanika Birmingham Aftermarket Power Network

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham will host industry leaders from the UK aftermarket at an exclusive event, the Aftermarket Power Network, on Tuesday 4 June, in Hall 20 at the NEC. Lord Sebastian Coe will join the launch event to address the group. 200 leading personnel from the UK automotive aftermarket will be at the invitation-only event, hosted in the keynote area of the show and sponsored by ZF, SMMT and IAAF.

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IAAF welcomes FIGIEFA’s involvement in ExVe “Proof of Concept” testing

IAAF welcomes FIGIEFA’s involvement in ExVe “Proof of Concept” testing

24th April 2019 | 0 Comments

IAAF has championed FIGIEFA’s role in recent testing of the Extended Vehicle (ExVe) concept, as many market operators from across Europe continue to criticise vehicle manufacturers’ concept of external backend servers for third party data access.

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IAAF welcomes EU’s call for “robust regulatory system” before January 2020

IAAF welcomes EU’s call for “robust regulatory system” before January 2020

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed an own-initiative report by the European Parliament, urgently calling for “robust” legislation regarding access to in-vehicle data to be in place by January 2020.

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Evaluation of EU Block Exemption Regulation begins

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The IAAF has announced it is working in conjunction with FIGIEFA to give input to the EU Commission’s review of the Block Exemption Regulation (BER) (EU) No 461/2010, which is now underway in Brussels.

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IAAF appoints Terry Knox as new president

IAAF appoints Terry Knox as new president

4th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Terry Knox has been appointed the new Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) president, taking over from Lawrence Bleasdale who stepped down at IAAF’s AGM on 14 February. This comes at the same time as IAAF’s Honorary Treasurer Richard Welland has been appointed the new vice president.

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Office manager role for IAAF’s Ann Silvester

Office manager role for IAAF’s Ann Silvester

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has made Ann Silvester office manager. Silvester joined the Federation back in 2000 as trade secretary, where she has for the past 19 years made the role her own, supporting IAAF by overseeing all facilities of the office and being the first response on all IAAF enquiries including those relating to Block Exemption Regulation.

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Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

8th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed aftermarket wholesaler Universal Components UK Ltd (TVS ASL) to its swelling membership roster, as the latest commercial vehicle supplier to sign up and seize advantage of the raft of opportunities available to them as a member.

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2018 IAAF conference warns aftermarket of ‘profound transformation’

2018 IAAF conference warns aftermarket of ‘profound transformation’

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

The IAAF Annual Conference, sponsored by Impression Communications, addressed some of the ongoing issues that loom large and threaten to impact the aftermarket in 2019 and beyond, including the future UK-EU relationship, the danger of counterfeit goods, fast evolving technology and vital legislation to access in-vehicle data, as it hosted one of the largest conferences to date.

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IAAF Annual Awards Dinner ‘largest event for years’ celebrating aftermarket success

IAAF Annual Awards Dinner ‘largest event for years’ celebrating aftermarket success

11th December 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Annual Awards & Dinner 2018 has been hailed as one of the largest of its kind in many years, as it once again welcomed key aftermarket professionals to celebrate another successful year of business, growth and innovation.

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IAAF announces Ratner as new keynote speaker at conference

IAAF announces Ratner as new keynote speaker at conference

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The IAAF is to welcome British household name and well-known businessman Gerald Ratner as keynote speaker to its annual conference in December, sponsored by Impression Communications.

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AAUK to sponsor 2018 IAAF Annual Awards and Dinner

AAUK to sponsor 2018 IAAF Annual Awards and Dinner

24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

This year, Alliance Automotive UK (AAUK) will return as sponsor of the IAAF Annual Awards and Dinner. The event takes place on 6 December, at The DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, and is expected to attract around 600 attendees.

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Comedian Tony Hawks to host IAAF Annual Awards

Comedian Tony Hawks to host IAAF Annual Awards

20th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has revealed that TV and radio comedian and bestselling author, Tony Hawks, will be hosting its 2018 annual dinner and awards ceremony.

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IAAF promotes Mike Smallbone to membership development role

IAAF promotes Mike Smallbone to membership development role

4th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced Mike Smallbone’s promotion to head of membership development. Smallbone joined IAAF in September 2015. The federation states he has been instrumental in IAAF membership recruitment, along with successfully raising the profile of IAAF’s activities at trade events and also spearheading the Your Car Your Choice campaign.

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