News From Dragon2000

First MOT Test to Remain at Three Years Amid Safety Concerns

Government plans to extend the first MOT test to four years have been scrapped due to due safety concerns and lack of public support.

Most Popular UK New Car Colours Revealed

Dragon2000 looks at the top ten most popular colours of new cars registered in the UK during 2017, which has just been revealed by the SMMT.

New Online Advertiser Feed Added to DragonDMS Dealer Management System

Car dealers using Dragon2000’s Dealer Management System, DragonDMS, are now able to feed their vehicle stock to new advertising platform

DragonDMS Now Ready for the 2018 Implementation of VAT for UAE Users

As the introduction of VAT in the United Arab Emirates is looming, users of our DragonDMS in the UAE will have the new rate of 5% applied to their systems automatically from 1st January 2018. The new VAT rules also include a second hand margin scheme, which will apply to used cars.

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How Mobile Technology Benefits Car Dealers and Garages as Text Messaging Turns 25

On 3rd December 1992, the simple yet festive (and currently appropriate) words ‘Merry Christmas’ formed the first ever text message. Now 25 years later, with 96 billion texts sent in the UK every day, it’s fair to say mobile technology has evolved somewhat since then..

Garages Shouldn’t Forget MOT Reminders as DVSA Launches Text Reminder Service

As motorists can now sign up to get free text message or email MOT reminders from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), garages and workshops need to ensure they are sending out their own reminders to secure repeat business.