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Listen back – VRA member meeting

Wednesday 25 January 2024 at Geldards, Derby – Finance, insurance and the LCV market The full recording of this meeting can be accessed anytime here: https://bit.ly/VRA250124

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VRA Seminar 2024: The Year Ahead in Automotive Remarketing Timetable

VRA Seminar 2024: The Year Ahead in Automotive Remarketing Timetable Location: The Slate – Warwick Conferences, The University of Warwick, Lakeside Village, Coventry, CV4 7SH We are delighted to be holding

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Fleet disposal strategies under microscope at next VRA meeting

New fleet disposal strategies are the theme of next month’s Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA), taking place at the Derby premises of Geldards on Thursday 21st March. Setting the scene will

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VRA white paper 3 – Understanding Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Charging Costs and Charging Infrastructure

Full Interview 1 When it comes to the remarketing sector explaining EV efficiency to vehicle buyers 2 How should salespeople selling used EVs describe a good efficiency figure

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Dealers increasingly turning away from “scruffy” van stock, VRA meeting hears

Dealers are increasingly ignoring “scruffy” van stock, especially larger models, that need a high degree of work for sale, the first Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) meeting of 2024 heard last

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Electric vehicle efficiency is focus of new VRA white paper

Helping dealers and buyers to understand the costs of running an electric vehicle (EV) is the focus of a new white paper released this week by the Vehicle Remarketing Association

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Finance and insurance are theme of first VRA meeting of 2024

Finance and insurance will be the themes of the first Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) meeting of 2024, taking place at the Derby premises of Geldards on Thursday 25th January. The

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Remarketing sector “facing many headwinds” but opportunities remain, VRA seminar hears

The remarketing sector will face “many headwinds” next year but a wide range of opportunities remain, the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s (VRA’s) annual seminar heard yesterday. The event, which took place

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VRA white paper 2 – EV Battery Health: What the remarketing sector needs to know

Full Interview 1 How big a barrier do you think public misunderstanding of electric vehicle batteries 2 What are the biggest misconceptions that you come across 3 can these misconceptions

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New VRA white paper focuses on used car battery health

A new white paper published by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) focuses on the key issue of ensuring that used electric vehicle (EV) batteries are properly assessed before sale. Called

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VRA 2024 Seminar to look at potential impact of general election on remarketing

The final speakers have been added to the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s (VRA’s) 2024 Seminar, including an expert looking at the potential impact of next year’s general election on remarketing. Adrian

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Further speakers confirmed for VRA’s 2024 Seminar including EV battery project leader

Further speakers have been confirmed for the Vehicle Remarketing Assocation’s (VRA’s) 2024 Seminar, including the leader of a key project looking at electric vehicle (EV) battery life. Louis Piper, professor

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