New AD partner in UK !
On 16.11.2012 the Boards of Directors of AUTODISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL (ADI) and the INDEPENDENT MOTOR TRADE FACTORS ASSOCIATION (IFA) announce that the IFA will join ADI as an affiliated ADI-Partner on 01.01.2013. Read more
Autodistribution International launches technical bulletin!
In December this year, ADI is launching its own technical bulletin, called ‘Eure!TechFlash’.
The 20 page document will provide professional technicians with insight into new technologies and innovations in the automotive industry.
As the name suggests, Eure!TechFlash will support the AD Group’s Eure!Car training programme, which was successfully rolled out in Europe three years ago. Read more
Frequently Asked Questions on the new motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation (EU 461/2010) – the Commission gives answers
The competitive framework of our branch in Europe was recently specified well over 2 years ago by the «aftermarket motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation» (EU) 461/2010 and the accompanying guidelines. FIGIEFA welcomed the motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation – this is, however, after 3 previous motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulations, which had their focus on the sale of new cars, a codification of the meaning of the motor vehicle after market and the preservation of competition on the market. Since the 1st motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation, FIGIEFA has therefore arranged for the interests of the aftermarket in the motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation to be considered, although they initially appeared «irrelevant». The safeguarding of competition on the aftermarket makes up the sole content of the currently applicable motor vehicle Block Exemption Regulation. Read more