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The current situation surrounding diesel is main topic at July VRA meeting

The current situation surrounding diesel in the new and used car sectors is to be discussed at the July member meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The key speaker will be Louise Wallis, head of business development at the RMIF, looking at how factors such as CO2 and NOX emissions, the petrol versus diesel debate,

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GEFCO group reports 4.2 billion euros turnover and strong financial performance

Courbevoie, France, 30 May 2017 – GEFCO Group, a global player in industrial logistics and the European leader in automotive logistics, has announced that it generated a turnover of € 4.2 billion in 2016. Luc Nadal, Chairman of the Management Board of GEFCO Group, says: “2016 has been an excellent year for GEFCO Group, and

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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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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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Aston Barclay continue sponsorship of British GT and Blancpain Endurance Series newcomer Sam Tordoff

Aston Barclay continue sponsorship of 2016 British Touring Car Championship runner-up, Sam Tordoff Tordoff switches to British GT for 2017, driving Barwell Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Tordoff also embarks on European Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup campaign for Strakka Racing Aston Barclay Group has renewed its sponsorship with Sam Tordoff as the 27-year-old prepares for

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Celebrating the ‘versatile’ Nissan NV200

Glass’s Used Van Hero for April For those wanting economy and space The Nissan NV200 van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for April. Each month, Glass’s Commercial Vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers versatility, economy and

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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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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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