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Approved Workshop Scheme and NCC support campaign for SAFE towing

PRESS RELEASE Date: 21 May 2021 – for immediate release Approved Workshop Scheme and National Caravan Council support campaign for SAFE towing The Approved Workshop Scheme (AWS) and National Caravan Council (NCC) are supporting the Driver and Vehicle Standard’s Agency’s (DVSA) new campaign for SAFE towing which launches today (21 May). It is expected that...

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The Motorhome & Caravan Show bounces back for 2021

The October show, the UK’s largest display of leisure vehicles, will be back at the NEC from 12-17 October 2021, and organisers promise it will be stronger than ever. NCC Events CEO John Lally said: “The exhibitions industry is widely anticipating that indoor events will recommence in the middle of next year. “After the postponement...

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NCC warns the latest deadline for the transition to greener vehicles could lead to a complete lack of affordable motorhomes and tow cars, with unintended consequences

The National Caravan Council (NCC) is extremely concerned by today’s announcement that government will bring the ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles forward to 2030 – less than 10 years away – and hybrid powertrains will only be allowed until 2035. To achieve an affordable range of tow cars capable of...

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Touring Caravans: growing sales and new owners

Caravan registrations up 20% on last year New generation of caravanners take to touring Since dealerships were allowed to reopen on 1 June, there have been numerous tales that caravan sales have really taken off. So, the National Caravan Council (NCC), the trade association for the leisure vehicle industry in the UK, undertook a study to...

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Motorhome and touring caravan dealerships in England to re-open on 1 June

28 May 2020 The NCC is delighted to be able to confirm that leisure vehicle dealerships and distributors will be permitted to re-open, along with certain other non-essential retail businesses in England from next Monday. This is providing the businesses adhere to social distancing and hygiene protocols and have undertaken suitable risk assessments.   The...

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New study reveals how COVID-19 is impacting consumer attitudes to holidays

Media release 30 April 2020 Increase in staycationing likely, as shift towards UK destinations is revealed; leisure vehicle/caravan holiday home vacations seen as more ‘socially acceptable’; spending time with family, going out, and holidaying are the most looked forward to ‘post lockdown’ activities. The NCC (National Caravan Council) has commissioned a new study to track...

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2020 AND BEYOND

February 2020 NCC’S MANIFESTO FOR THE FUTURE OF THE UK CARAVAN, MOTORHOME AND PARK HOME INDUSTRIES As a new government came to power and a new decade began, the NCC (the trade association for the leisure vehicle and park home industries), has published its ‘manifesto’. This headlines what the NCC believes is needed from Government...