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Enhanced social restrictions brings click and collect into focus

To adhere to the latest government imposed COVID-19 lockdown, on November 5 car dealers in England temporarily closed their physical sales operations for the second time in a year. Lockdown-2 follows similarly enhanced social restrictions seen in other parts of the UK. Despite this economic setback, many dealers continue to offer cars for sale through

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Aston Barclay completes £500k refurbishment of customer and employee facilities at Leeds

Significant investment at West Yorkshire centre for local and national vendors and buyers New auction hall, vendor and customer booking facilities aligned with Group-wide branding Leeds renovation brings total group centre investment to £1.7m in the last 12 months Aston Barclay has completed a £500,000 investment in its Leeds centre, aligning its facilities with the

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Arval offers “top five” advice to fleets as thefts from vans increase

Arval is releasing new advice to fleet operators in the light of reports that thefts from vans are rising rapidly. New figures obtained by the BBC from 45 police forces show that thefts from vans have increased from 14,063 in 2014/15 to 22,749 in 2016/17. A van is broken into every 23 minutes. Simon Cook,

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First cars delivered in major fleet hydrogen car trial

The first cars have been delivered this week as part of a major, pioneering hydrogen fleet car trial. Two ToyotaMirais and a Hyundai iX35 have been delivered to three businesses in Swindon – leading fleet management and vehicle leasing company Arval, building society Nationwide and well-known charity The National Trust – as part of the

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Drivers taking company cars on holiday this summer urged to obtain VE103 as soon as possible

Drivers planning on taking their company car abroad on holiday this summer have been urged to ensure that they have the correct documentation as soon as possible. Leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company Arval says, every year, it receives last minute requests from drivers at ferry terminals who didn’t realise they needed a VE103

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Prius Values Gain More Than 4% in 2017

Data is key in helping to rationalise emerging trends in the fast paced wholesale used car marketplace. The Glass’s Editorial team through their significant presence in the used car market and constant analysis of wholesale channels observed that Toyota Prius values have been seemingly on the rise. Further interrogation of the data collected from the

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Ease-of-use, tablet optimisation and slick estimating makes Glass’s Repair Estimate “the natural evolution” of GlassMatix

Repair Estimate provides a serious, cost effective alternative for the crash repair market.  Embraced by Autovista Group’s European customers since 2013, Glass’s Repair Estimate brings fast, straightforward and accurate repair estimating, as well as market leading dynamic graphics, to the UK. David Littleford, Key Account Manager at Glass’s, says: “GlassMatix did a great job for

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Used diesel values to remain stable according to Aston Barclay Group

Used diesel values are likely to remain consistent over the coming 12 months if historic price deflation is anything to go by. Aston Barclay Group has looked at all elements of the used market and, based on deflation alone on three-year-old 60,000 mile ex-fleet cars, diesel prices have been more consistent than petrol. “CAP hpi

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New vehicle registration comments from Glass’s, valuation and insight specialists

Here are Glass’s comments in response to the latest SMMT release on new vehicle registrations:- “The bumper new car registration figure of over half a million vehicles for March was not unexpected at all as manufacturers sought to move cars to the market ahead of the new VED changes, which also coincided with the new

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Arval van experts to face the tough questions from “Consultancy Corner” at CV Show 2017

Commercial vehicle experts from vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist Arval will be available to talk through even the most complex and unique van challenges at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017. From April 25-27, they will be available at the company’s specially created “Consultancy Corner” to answer van-related questions from visitors – no matter how tough.

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Ben and Motor Trade Radio announce new strategic partnership

Partnership to boost awareness about support Ben offers the automotive industry Ben, the not-for-profit that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with MotorTradeRadio.com – the UK industry’s only internet radio show dedicated to the British motor industry.

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Arval van experts to face the tough questions from “Consultancy Corner” at CV Show 2017

Commercial vehicle experts from vehicle leasing and fleet management specialist Arval will be available to talk through even the most complex and unique van challenges at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017. From April 25-27, they will be available at the company’s specially created “Consultancy Corner” to answer van-related questions from visitors – no matter how tough.

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