A national survey of independent dealers across the UK has shown the football World Cup events in Japan and Korea are affecting the motor trade with 63% reporting a downturn in trade since the competition began. The survey, conducted by vehicle remarketing company GRS, also showed that 63% agreed that the effects of the first week of the competition were compounded by the two-day Jubilee bank holiday at the beginning of June to mark the Queen's 50th year of reign.