Tag: Electric Vehicles

Remarketing sector needs to learn to present used eLCVs correctly, VRA told

The remarketing sector needs to learn to present used electric vans correctly to maximise their saleability, delegates were told at a webinar organised by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA). Paul Kirby of EV Essentials explained that additional care needed to be taken to highlight operational factors such as range, speed of charging, and payload. “Arguably

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Arrival of eLCVs as “major force” is subject of latest VRA “Focus on…” webinar

The arrival of a wider range and greater number of electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs) on the market is the subject of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA)’s latest “Focus on…” webinar. Taking place at 10 am on Thursday 25th November, it will start with a detailed presentation about the rapidly-changing picture concerning electric vans and

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Current and future values of EVs to be tackled in detail at new VRA webinar

The current and future values of electric vehicles (EVs) are the subject of the next instalment of the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) “New Normal Briefing” series of webinars. Taking place at 10am on Thursday 18th March, it will include Anthony Machin, head of content at Glass’s and Chris Plumb, senior valuations editor at Cap hpi,

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Post-Brexit outlook, autonomy and 2035 EV impact are key subjects for VRA’s March member meeting

The post-Brexit economic outlook, developments in vehicle autonomy and the impact of the Government’s 2035 electric vehicle announcement will all be part of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s next member meeting, taking place on March 18 at the offices of motor industry legal specialists Geldard’s in Derby. Sam Watkins, chair of the VRA, which represents organisations

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Potential “charging crisis” for remarketing companies, says VRA

A potential “charging crisis” could soon emerge among vehicle remarketing companies as electric vehicles start to make their way onto the used market in larger numbers, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The industry body, which represents businesses that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used cars and vans every year, points

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What is the legal picture for connected and autonomous cars? Jonathan Butler, Geldards I’m often asked what the next big legal development on the horizon in the motor industry will be. At the moment – dare I say, I don’t think it’s electric – it’s connected and autonomous vehicles (“CAV”). Happily, the UK is pretty

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Key issues facing the remarketing sector in 2020 is subject of major, free seminar from VRA

The challenges facing the remarketing sector in 2020 is the subject of a major, free seminar that has been announced by the Vehicle Remarketing Association, which represents organisations involved in buying, selling and preparing 1.5 million used vehicles every year. “2020 Vision” will take a wide-ranging look at issues likely to affect the used car

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Retail motor industry “must do more” to educate customers on new fuel choices

The retail motor industry must do more to educate customers on the wide range of fuel choices they now face, members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association were told at the organisation’s July member meeting. Both David Bailey, professor of business economics at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, and Rupert Pontin, insight director at Cazana,

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Highest ever attendance for VRA meeting is “sign of current, increased interest in remarketing”

Almost 50 people attended last week’s Vehicle Remarketing Association member meeting in what the organisation described as a “sign of the current, increased interest in remarketing.” Held at the premises of GEFCO in Coventry, the event covered the latest developments in leasing company remarketing. VRA members together are involved in handling, selling, inspecting, transporting or

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Remarketing sector faces unprecedented demand for upskilling to meet new tech needs over the next decade, says VRA

26 February 2019 Rapidly changing vehicle technology means that the remarketing sector is going to have to undergo an unprecedented period of upskilling over the next decade, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The organisation – which represent companies that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used vehicles every year – says

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Challenges of remarketing electric vehicles and hybrids the focus of first VRA meeting

The increasing numbers of electric and hybrid vehicles making their way onto the used market will be the focus of the first Vehicle Remarketing Association meeting of 2019, taking place on 23 January at Fleet Auction Group, Coalville. Key presentations will include Ian Featherstone of the Energy Saving Trust on background drivers for EV and

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Mike Allen of Zeus Capital added as key speaker for VRA Seminar

Mike Allen of Zeus Capital is the latest speaker to be added to the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s major free seminar, “The Challenges of 2019.” He will be speaking about the current state of the used car market and how it is likely to develop next year, delivering an overview that will be used at the

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