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VRA “Lilies” board directors raise funds for BEN with Isle of Wight trek

An epic trek around the Isle of Wight to raise funds for motor industry benevolent fund BEN is being undertaken by two board directors from the Vehicle Remarketing Association. Sam Watkins, Commercial Director, Manheim Vehicle Services, part of the Cox Automotive Vehicle Solutions Division and Kathy Horsey, Client Services Director of BCA will be completing

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Major speakers on Brexit and current state of car market announced for VRA AGM

Two major speakers have been announced for the Annual General Meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Agency, taking place at BCA Birmingham on 10th July. David Bailey is professor of business economics at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham and a ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ senior fellow. He is also the author of the

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Major free seminar on “The Challenges of 2019” for used car sector announced

A major free seminar on “The Challenges of 2019” facing the used car and van sectors has been announced by The Vehicle Remarketing Association, which represents organisations involved in the buying, selling and preparation of 1.5 million used vehicles every year. Sponsored by Manheim and taking place at the Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre, Solihull, on

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Auctions see higher volumes of low grade vans hitting market

Higher volumes of poor condition low specification vans at auction are impacting on conversion rates. That’s the view of BCA which said vans needed to be realistically priced in order to sell. BCA head of commercial vehicles, Duncan Ward, said while values of vans appeared to be holding up this was due to younger, lower

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BCA opens defleet operation in Doncaster

BCA has opened a new 12-acre defleet operation in Doncaster as it seeks to expand its regional capacity with the ability to process an additional 9,000 vehicles per year. The new location specialises in pre-delivery inspection (PDI), in-life fleet management and end-of-life refurbishment for manufacturers and volume fleet operators and is located just a short

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BCA appoints new strategic development director for Europe

BCA has announced the appointment of Konrad Zwirner into the new role of European strategic development director, with effect from 1 June 2016. In this new role, reporting to Jean-Roch Piat, European chief operating officer of remarketing, Zwirner will develop a three-year business plan for BCA’s European operations, with a focus on growth and the provision

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BCA strikes exclusive remarketing deal with JCT600

BCA has announced an exclusive two-year remarketing agreement with JCT600, the multi-franchise retail group that operates more than fifty outlets in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, East Midlands and the North East. BCA will commence a regular programme of sales for JCT600 at BCA Brighouse every Tuesday and Thursday and at BCA Leeds five days a week. All

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Stephen James BMW and Mini signs exclusive remarketing deal with BCA

Stephen James Group, the London and Kent-based BMW and Mini dealer, has signed an exclusive three year remarketing renewal with BCA commencing in April 2016. The group, which has four BMW and three Mini dealerships serving Blackheath, Bromley, Enfield and Ruxley/Sidcup, has sold with BCA since 2006 and will continue to sell at BCA Paddock

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BCA confirms major infrastructure developments for UK remarketing network

BCA has announced details of a series of major enhancements to the UK remarketing network over the next two years, covering the midlands, north, south and M1 corridor, in addition to the acquisition and integration of the Scottish Motor Auction Group (SMA) business. Simon Henstock, BCA’s Chief Operating Officer UK Remarketing commented “As BCA is

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Jardine signs remarketing deal with BCA

Jardine Motors has struck a deal with BCA to remarket all of its unwanted part-ex vehicles through the auction group. Jardine, which trades as Lancaster, represents 23 franchises at 74 locations in the UK. It is rated seven in the Motor Trader Top 200 with annual turnover of £1.53bn. The vehicles will be sold weekly

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Used van values hit record highs in January, says BCA Pulse

The average value of used vans sold at auction increased for the fifth consecutive month to a record-breaking high in January, the monthly BCA Pulse report has revealed. Values for used light commercial vehicles sold at BCA auctions in January averaged £5901 – a rise of £91 (1.5%)  compared with December 2015, and the highest

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BCA warns of pressure on values of late-plate cars

BCA has warned of price pressure on late-plate vehicles because of the number of pre-registered cars in the market and the competitive deals on offer on new cars. “There is pressure on the values of late plate vehicles due to the attractive deals available on new and PCPs and the availability of pre-registered vehicles in

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