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Surge in winter demand for 4x4s could be history, says Glass’s

The traditional winter surge in values for 4x4s may no longer be a feature of the market. The surge has failed to materialise again this year, says Glass’s, with the last few relatively mild winters leading to no spike in retail demand, according to Rupert Pontin, head of valuations. “Going back five or six years,

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Used 4×4 sales on the rise as winter approaches, according to Auto Trader

THE market for used four-wheel drive vehicles is rising, reflecting both the onset of winter and the growth of the industry as a whole, according to Auto Trader. Statistics published by the DVLA showed an increase in used car transactions, to the tune of three per cent year-on-year during the July to September period for 2015. Year to

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September sees stability in used van market with rise in 4×4 values

Manheim once again saw younger and lower mileage stock keep used van values relatively stable in September considering a 42% increase in year-on-year volumes. Values were up 1.5% from August and down slightly (3.8%) compared to 12 months ago, despite the vast increase in units sold in Manheim’s auction halls and online sales channels. The

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