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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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Legislative updates top the agenda at VRA September meeting

Updates on a series of new legislative issues affecting the used vehicle market will top the agenda at the September member meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). Taking place

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White Paper 1 – Electric Vehicle Charging: What the Remarketing Sector Needs to Know

Written for the VRA by battery electrochemist Euan McTurk, creator and presenter of Plug Life Television, a YouTube channel about battery technology and EVs. In this interview, Euan outlines the

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Keynote speakers from BoE and OZEV named as VRA’s 2024 Seminar is announced

Keynote speakers from the Bank of England (BoE) and the Government’s Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles (OZEV) have been named for the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s (VRA) 2024 Seminar. Graeme Chaplin,

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EV market reaching tipping point, VRA AGM hears

A tipping point is close to being reached where there will be widespread dealer and buyer acceptance of electric vehicles (EVs), members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) were told

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Speaker line-up announced for VRA’s Annual General Meeting

The speaker line-up has been announced for next month’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) An update on the current situation facing motor manufacturers will be

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Series of white papers on how electrification is affecting remarketing launched by VRA

The first in a new series of white papers examining different aspects of how vehicle electrification is affecting remarketing has been published by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) Called “Electric

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VRA signs seven new members in 2023 – with challenge of electrification a key driver

Seven new member organisations have signed to the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) so far in 2023 – with the challenge of electrification proving to be a key driver of the

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Vital role of remarketing in EV transition needs to be recognised and supported, says VRA

The vital role the remarketing sector is playing in the electric vehicle (EV) transition needs to be more widely recognised and supported if it is to succeed, says the Vehicle

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