Join the IGA at The Aftermarket Event!
The Independent Garage Association will be supporting and attending the all-new Aftermarket Event 2024. The IGA team will be available on stand A51 and will also be taking part in the Aftermarket seminar programme in the Top Garage theatre. This brand-new two-day live event dedicated to the UK Independent Garage and Bodyshop sector will translate […]
Independent Garage Association Welcomes DfT’s Decision to Retain 3-Year MOT First Test
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) welcomes the recent decision by the Department for Transport (DfT) to maintain the current regime of 3-1-1 for MOT testing, meaning that a vehicles first MOT will remain at 3 years from the date of first registration for cars, vans, and motorcycles. The government’s decision not to proceed with the […]
Press Release: DVSA Announces New Annual Training Measures for MOT Testers
At the Independent Garage Association (IGA) member event (18 October 2023) in Runcorn, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced new Annual Training measures for MOT testers who fail to complete their annual training within the annual training year. Currently, MOT testers failing to complete the year’s annual training are required to do a […]
IGA Member Events 2023 – October dates available!
The IGA is bringing its new evening member event format to Runcorn and Darlington this month! Tickets are available now for the next two dates in our new evening-format member event series, featuring presentations from the IGA, HEVRA and DVSA. Between them, our speakers have more than 100 years of experience in the garage trade. […]
Allianz – Hydrogen and the Motor Industry
Hydrogen and mobility Hydrogen is an important part of the UK’s plans to achieve its net zero target, with the government expecting it to make up 20-35% of the UK’s energy consumption by 2050 (1). As well as potential applications across a wide range of industries, hydrogen powered vehicles could also become commonplace on our […]
Press release: IGA calls for industry input to boost apprenticeship opportunities in the automotive sector
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is calling upon the automotive industry to provide their insights on apprenticeship opportunities within the sector. The feedback gathered will be important in lobbying for increased support and resources from government agencies to promote apprentice recruitment and training within the Automotive sector. A skilled workforce is undeniably the lifeblood of […]