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Giving dealers the confidence to stock EVs

By Jayson Whittington, Chief Car Editor, Glass’s. Electric vehicles (EVs) are still a scarce sight in auction halls. They have made up less than 0.2% of sold volume so far this year and auction performance can be rather mixed, as can be seen in the chart below which compared the first time conversion rate of

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Grant Cut for AFV’s ahead of October Budget

By Philip Nothard, Customer Insight and Strategy Director – Cars, Cox Automotive As recently as July, the government published its ‘Road to Zero’ plan which outlined the journey to its 2050 ambition plan of zero vehicle emissions, whilst in 2017 CO2 emissions rose for the first time.   So, what are their ambitions – are they realistic

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Blog G3 – How are inspection methodologies changing…

How are inspection methodologies changing and what does this mean to buyers and vendors at auction? Remarketing is currently one of the fastest-changing sectors in the motor trade arena and inspection methodologies have definitely not stood still either. In quarter two of 2018, figures revealed by the SMMT – that over two million used vehicles

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G3 Remarketing – The changing world of remarketing

It is currently one of the fastest-changing sectors in the motor trade arena, but how exactly has the world of remarketing changed, what are the catalysts, and what’s in store for the remainder of 2018? Like most industries in the modern business environment, automotive has definitely not stood still, however detailed analysis of the facts

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LCV performance continues to strengthen at Manheim

Manheim, the UK’s number one commercial vehicle auction company, saw strong demand from buyers once again in April, driving record-breaking average sale prices and conversion rates.

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Used market continues to provide certainty as dealers navigate challenging month in new car sector

Data from Cox Automotive confirms that dealers continue to rely on the used car market to drive sales against a backdrop of uncertainty and challenge in the new car sector.

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