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This practice comes as no great surprise to many motor retailers.

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It was reported recently (AM Online 23/09/11), during an Employment Tribunal case, how a company boss revealed how his company had broken the rules of Supply of New Cars Order 2000 so that targets were reached on new car sales and manufacturers bonuses were paid. 

The practice comes as no great surprise to many motor retailers who seek outlets, whether they be individuals or car hire/lease companies etc who will notionally take the vehicles as a sale, have it recorded on a V5 which gives the thumbs up by manufacturers to pay out the bonuses.

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