The Government has announced that mandatory MOT tests for cars, motorcycles and vans in England, Scotland and Wales will be restarted from August 1.
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by MoneySuperMarket has revealed that more than 3m (3,025,345) cars and vans had their MOT extended since March 30.
Workshops need to accelerate training so SMR staff are capable of working safely and swiftly.
By Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)
Autoglass announced that Andy MacGregor has become the “first UK technician” to achieve the new IMI ADAS calibration accreditation.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is supporting the development of a Professional Standard for technician to repair electric vehicles safely.
The Institute of the Motor Industry says it's vital that training and accreditation is extended to those dealing with electric vehicles (EVs) at the roadside.
New research commissioned by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) found that 75% of drivers feel extra government subsidies would make electric vehicles more accessible.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is calling for urgent support for the licencing of technicians working on electric and autonomous vehicles.
The IMI has raised concerns about the future for independent garages with the Government’s post-Brexit plans creating uncertainty for the sector.
More needs to be done to encourage motorists to make the switch from diesel and petrol engines to electric and hybrid alternatives.
The Institute of the Motor Industry is calling on the next Government to urgently address a labour shortage in the UK motor industry to ensure its future success.
The Institute of the Motor Industry has outlined its wishlist for next week’s Spring Budget.
The UK’s rising automotive talent was recognised last week (20 October) at the annual Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) Outstanding Achievers Awards, supported by Euro Car Parts.
The IMI has launched a campaign at the London Motor Show this week to warn the trade to employ more women or risk losing business.
Government investment in the next generation of electric vehicles (EVs) is likely to fail because of a shortage of skilled technicians, the IMI has warned.
Almost one in five MPs believe all technicians in their local garage are qualified to work on today’s vehicles, according to the IMI.
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