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Sam Watkins announced as new chair at VRA’s annual seminar

Sam Watkins was announced as the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s new chair at the organisation’s annual conference yesterday. She is currently director of sales and marketing at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground and has been involved in the motor industry for more than 20 years, having worked for vehicle manufacturers and retail dealerships, and more recently built experience

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Last few places available for “Challenges of 2019” Seminar

The last few places are available for Vehicle Remarketing Association’s major free seminar, “The Challenges of 2019,” which is taking place at Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre, Solihull, on 22 November. The event is designed to provide a complete briefing about all of the major trends and legislative changes of the next 12 months likely to

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Hydrogen cars speaker added to VRA’s Seminar – November 22nd, 2018

Paul Marchment of Arval has been added as the latest speaker to the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s major free seminar, “The Challenges of 2019.”  He will be talking about Arval’s hydrogen car programme, which is claimed to being the most advanced currently underway in the UK. The leasing giant is half way through a three-year assessment

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Find out how to better use data to drive remarketing profit at the VRA Seminar

Tom Wood, CEO of Cazana, is the latest name to be added to the list of expert speakers at the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s major free seminar, “The Challenges of 2019.” His presentation, “The Future of Used Car Pricing,” will look at consumer and dealer developments in the vehicle pricing landscape and how remarketers can benefit

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Trade prices for cars so high that dealers relying on F&I for profitability

Trade prices for good quality used cars have reached a level where it is almost impossible for many dealers to make a profit on the windscreen price and they are instead relying on returns from their F&I department, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The organisation says that demand in the used sector for almost all

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Mike Allen of Zeus Capital added as key speaker for VRA Seminar

Mike Allen of Zeus Capital is the latest speaker to be added to the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s major free seminar, “The Challenges of 2019.” He will be speaking about the current state of the used car market and how it is likely to develop next year, delivering an overview that will be used at the

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Major free seminar on “The Challenges of 2019” for used car sector announced

A major free seminar on “The Challenges of 2019” facing the used car and van sectors has been announced by The Vehicle Remarketing Association, which represents organisations involved in the buying, selling and preparation of 1.5 million used vehicles every year. Sponsored by Manheim and taking place at the Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre, Solihull, on

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“Will 2019 be the year of the used van?” asks September’s VRA meeting

“Will 2019 be the year of the used van?” is one of the key questions being posed at the next meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association, taking place on 21st September at Manheim in Bruntingthorpe. Key presentations will be made by James Davis of Manheim, looking at the prospects of used light commercial vehicles in

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Hats on 4 Ben – 10th October 2018

Hats on 4 Ben is taking place on 10th October 2018, World Mental Health Day. The idea is simple, we’re asking everyone in the automotive industry wear a hat to work on 10th October and donate £2 to Ben to help keep our life-changing work running. With your support, and the support of the rest of

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G3 Remarketing – Which key trends will shape the remarketing world over the next 12 months?

Compare the modern remarketing environment to what it was five years ago and the changes are remarkable – it isn’t an exaggeration to say the sector, as a whole, is unrecognisable. Forward-thinking auctions are acknowledging that buyer expectations have never been higher, and are remaining fluid to provide a wider spectrum of services as a

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Rental companies buying nearly-new cars due to shortage of new, reports VRA

Some daily rental companies are starting to buy nearly-new cars on the used market because of a shortage of new stock, reports the Vehicle Remarketing Association. Typically, they are purchasing batches of small-medium sized cars that are less than six months old, helping to keep values for these vehicles firm. Glenn Sturley, chair at the

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BEN – Our top tips for managing stress

A staggering 49% of sick days and two fifths of work-related ill health in 2016/17 were caused by work-related stress, depression or anxiety according to a survey by the Health and Safety Executive. This amounts to 12.5 million lost work days. Being stressed over long periods of time can lower your immune system and cause

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