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Halfords Autocentres Ltd joins NTDA

In what has already been a record year for new tyre retail member recruitment, the NTDA has, today, announced that Halfords Autocentres has joined the Association bringing all of its 358 branches into the NTDA network. NTDA Chief Executive Stefan Hay said: “This is...

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NTDA to launch Responsible Repairer Group

The National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) has announced that it is launching a new Responsible Repairer Group for companies providing major repairs for TBR, OTR, Agricultural and Plant & Equipment tyres. From 1989 until 2009, the NTDA ran an active Tyre Repair...

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FORE! NTDA 2021 Tyre Industry Golf Day Good to Go!

The NTDA team is delighted to advise members and other tyre industry colleagues, that after consulting with the Oxfordshire Golf Hotel and Spa, the NTDA Tyre Industry Golf Day will be taking place on Tuesday 1st June as both the golf course and hotel facilities will...

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NTDA launches Tyre Industry Key Worker ID Card

During the full lockdown period, the NTDA was inundated with members seeking advice and guidance on the status of their employees as key workers. According to Government guidance, garages are classified as an essential service provider and were therefore allowed to...

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North West councils license taxis fitted with illegal tyres

Four councils in the North West exposed issuing licenses for taxis fitted with illegal unmarked and unsafe part worn tyres Liverpool, St Helens, Wirral and Sefton council-approved test centres passed the vehicles, despite the risk to passengers 34% of all part worns...

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NTDA Tyre Industry Conference returns to the VOX

EVERYONE IS WELCOME: On Thursday the 5th November 2020, the NTDA will be holding its 6th Tyre Industry Conference at the prestigious VOX Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham NEC. The conference will be followed by the 91st NTDA Annual Dinner and 7th Tyre...

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NTDA delighted to be supporting Automechanika Birmingham 2019

The NTDA has announced, that it is partnering Automechanika Birmingham for the third year in a row and will be exhibiting on stand W147 in Hall 18 at the ‘Big UK Garage Event’. Many of its key supplier members will also be exhibiting. NTDA Chief Executive Stefan Hay...

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2019 Annual Dinner preparations off to a flying start!

More than 300 guests from tyre manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, retail and the associated automotive aftermarket have already booked for the 90th NTDA Annual Dinner, sponsored by Land Tyre Service, to be held at the ICC Birmingham on Thursday 3rd October 2019....

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NTDA becomes stakeholder in Slow Down Move Over UK Group

The NTDA has become a stakeholder in the Slow Down Move Over (SDMO) UK campaign group joining longstanding campaign members such as LV=Britannia Rescue and Call Assist, to name but a few. Active in its current form since 1997, the aim of SDMO, backed universally by...

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NTDA ‘disassociates’ itself from non-member

Further to the NTDA’s announcement on the 5th December, that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, it’s Chief Executive Stefan Hay has today issued the following statement: “The NTDA would...

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NTDA takes action on false Association membership claims

The NTDA has revealed that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, are displaying the NTDA logo on their recovery vehicles, websites and marketing collateral, or who are advertising that...

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