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    And so the BREXIT uncertainty creeps into the motor trade

    A new car design needs type approval to be sold here or in Europe. The process is pretty rigorous, and cover things you perhaps wouldn't expect. Chassis dimensions and drive past noise are part of the job. It's not HARD - the rules are laid out... but it's laborious and costly.

    the UK agency called the VCA (vehicle cert agency) is unclear as to whether it will or won't be part of the EU certification approval status after 2020.

    And so car manufacturers who DO use it currently, are beginning to re arrange where they will have their cars Certified for European sales now, for fear that it won't 100% be approved to match EU regs.

    First Aston Martin announced it was moving away from the VCA and today Skoda has decided to use the Czech Ministry in future.

    Because type approval takes so long and needs excellent planning, often years... the choices have to be made now, simply because the uncertainty is no use to anyone.

    It's not a hard core blow to UK industry per se, but it's a great shame for the skill set at the VCA as it's pretty blummin good at what it does.

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    Re: And so the BREXIT uncertainty creeps into the motor trade

    Oh well,remember leadership battles are more important to our lot,rather than getting on with serving the public interest. The cons and labour should be ashamed of themselves. The better part of a year was wasted due to the frankly childish bickering from MPs paid from the public coffers,and that was time we could have used to try and sort more stuff out.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: And so the BREXIT uncertainty creeps into the motor trade

    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: And so the BREXIT uncertainty creeps into the motor trade

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    Don't get me started.
    Good idea. Lets not start.
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