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Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 is subject of VRA’s first meeting of the year

Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 is the core theme of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s first meeting of the year, taking place on January 29 at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire, hosted by C.Walton. Key presentations will include Martin Potter, Managing Director, at Aston Barclay on what the auction sector is expecting in 2020 – looking at the general used

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Management buyout injects multi-million pound investment into Aston Barclay Group

Management buyout injects multi-million pound investment into Aston Barclay Group Multi-million pound management buyout led by new Chief Executive Officer, Neil Hodson Glenn and David Scarborough remain as non-executive directors and company shareholders New 18-acre Super Centre at Donington Park opens in Q4 2017 Aston Barclay is pleased to announce it has secured a multi-million

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Dealers who take budget used car sector seriously experience strong demand and prices reports Aston Barclay

The budget used car market is on fire and is receiving record numbers of buyers and strong prices according to Aston Barclay’s group operations director, Martin Potter.   Dealers should be taking this end of the market just as seriously as newer part exchanges as there is a healthy revenue stream to be had.  

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Aston Barclay completes £500k refurbishment of customer and employee facilities at Leeds

Significant investment at West Yorkshire centre for local and national vendors and buyers New auction hall, vendor and customer booking facilities aligned with Group-wide branding Leeds renovation brings total group centre investment to £1.7m in the last 12 months Aston Barclay has completed a £500,000 investment in its Leeds centre, aligning its facilities with the

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Used diesel values to remain stable according to Aston Barclay Group

Used diesel values are likely to remain consistent over the coming 12 months if historic price deflation is anything to go by. Aston Barclay Group has looked at all elements of the used market and, based on deflation alone on three-year-old 60,000 mile ex-fleet cars, diesel prices have been more consistent than petrol. “CAP hpi

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Aston Barclay continue sponsorship of British GT and Blancpain Endurance Series newcomer Sam Tordoff

Aston Barclay continue sponsorship of 2016 British Touring Car Championship runner-up, Sam Tordoff Tordoff switches to British GT for 2017, driving Barwell Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Tordoff also embarks on European Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup campaign for Strakka Racing Aston Barclay Group has renewed its sponsorship with Sam Tordoff as the 27-year-old prepares for

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EMPLOYEE RETENTION AND RECRUITMENT INFLUENCES FLEET REPLACEMENT CYCLES SAYS ASTON BARCLAY

Aston Barclay fleet replacement cycles average 38 months/48,800 miles in Q4 16 The company car is a powerful recruitment and retention tool in the current business climate Fleets refrain from extending replacement cycles to four years and beyond Fleets are retaining their current replacement cycles to ensure they are best placed to use the company

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Aston Barclay signs exclusive remarketing agreement with John Banks Group

Aston Barclay secures an all-auction contract with John Banks Group Vehicles from Cambridgeshire and Suffolk dealerships to be remarketed at Chelmsford’s Monday evening and Wednesday morning sales New deal builds on existing 12-month relationship with John Banks Group Aston Barclay has secured an exclusive contract with John Banks Group that will see all vehicles from

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Cargiant solus agreement headlines 2017 new business growth for Aston Barclay

Part-exchanges from the used car supermarket will continue to be remarketed at Chelmsford Solus deal with Saxton 4×4 also agreed following doubling of volumes in 2015-16 New volume also secured from 24×7 Ltd and Quest Motor Group at Chelmsford for 2017 Aston Barclay has renewed its solus agreement with Cargiant, which will see its Chelmsford

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Aston Barclay predicts a happy Christmas for the used car market

The used market looks set to finish 2016 with a healthy supply of cars matched by healthy demand from buyers, who are keen to purchase stock during a buoyant Christmas and New Year trading period. The market looks set to finish in a similar fashion to 2015, with vendors selling right up to the festive

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Aston Barclay’s all-in-one solution reaps rewards for ENGIE at inaugural Leeds LCV sale

Aston Barclay handled global energy provider ENGIE’s unique requirement for the handover of new LCV fleet and auctioning of de-fleeted vehicles Leading vehicle remarketing group hosted first LCV sale at Leeds centre Unprecedented demand for LCVs online and at Yorkshire site with all vehicles sold Aston Barclay’s Leeds site has hosted an extremely successful first-ever

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Mercedes-Benz increase auction sales at Aston Barclay Vehicle Remarketing

Recognition of performance has led Mercedes-Benz to increase its remarketing volume to Aston Barclay by now including the newly refurbished Westbury auction centre in its 2017 sales programme. The leading remarketing group’s Chelmsford centre will also receive increased volume with additional sales, while Prees Heath retains its regular programme. “We are all delighted that the

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