Motest boss is RMI’s 1st MOT chairman

John Ball, MD of Motest Autocare Centres, has taken the hot seat as the Retail Motor Industry Federation’s (RMI) first MOT chairman.

He will represent the interests of RMI member vehicle testing stations and take an active role negotiating terms for the MOT testing sector with government officials.

Ball owns a chain of 9 MOT stations in the south east of England and is a long standing member of the RMI.

He said:  “I look forward to the opportunities to support the MOT sector that this role will present.”

Rob Foultson, RMI chief executive, added:  ‘This new appointment will centralise and focus the RMI’s MOT activities.

“In the role of MOT chairman, John Ball will have full authority from the RMI board to negotiate with VOSA’s chief executive on MOT issues.”

Ball will also sit on the RMI’s Independent Garage Association Executive Committee and will chair the RMI’s MOT Steering Group.

Published by emmabutcher

Emma has been CAT's editor since January 2008. There isn't much she doesn't know about the aftermarket - and her favourite topic is definitely BER!

National Auto Parts name to be dropped

Friction company to be renamed after parent company

Read More

GS Yuasa spend on national TV advertising

Combined brands to be marketed together for the first time

Read More

ECP opens Cirencester branch

New location for national chain in the Cotswolds

Read More

DVSA: ‘Stop using scissor lift immediately’ notice, following collapse

Users of Saturnus range of lifts advised to stop use until a repair kit has been installed

Read More

Optimal changes name to UKS Distribution

Rebrand follows from recent MBO by Geoff Jones

Read More

Go to comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *