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VRA White Paper 4 – The Future of EV Technology

Full Interview What do you think is the single biggest advance we are going to see in the medium term? Which battery chemistries do you think will come to dominate

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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 Thursday 21 March 2024 at Geldards,

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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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VRA welcomes nine new members as organisation continues to expand

Nine new members have joined the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) so far in 2024 as the organisation continues to expand. They are Altelium, Autograb, Aviloo, Equiniti, Golden Motor Group, National

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EV battery health checks are subject of July’s VRA member meeting

Battery health checks and their impact on the used electric vehicle (EV) market will be the main discussion at the July member meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). Being

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“Good and bad” for remarketing in Labour Manifesto, says VRA

There is “good and bad” for the remarketing sector in the new Labour Manifesto, believes the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). VRA chair Philip Nothard welcomed plans for a new standardised

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VRA changes AGM arrangements in response to general election

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) has been changed in response to the recent general election announcement. An in-person meeting had been planned to take

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“Covid cars” causing valuation issues, says VRA

“Covid cars” – models made during the pandemic with irregular specifications – are causing valuation issues as they start to appear on the used market, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association

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New VRA white paper looks at Future of EV technology

Forthcoming advances in electric vehicles (EVs) are the focus of a new white paper released this week by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). Called “The Future of Electric Vehicle Technology”,

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Industrywide briefing on discretionary commission held by VRA and Geldards

An industrywide briefing on the issue of discretionary commission arrangements (DCAs) has been organised by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) in partnership with motor retail legal specialists Geldards. To be

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EV values stabilising around ICE price parity, VRA meeting told

Falling electric vehicle (EV) values are stabilising once they reach price parity with their internal combustion engine (ICE) equivalents, March’s meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) was told. Andy

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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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