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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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Digital advances in remarketing to be discussed at VRA’s May meeting

How remarketing is being shaped by the latest digital advances in the used car sector is the theme of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s next meeting, taking place on 15 May at Auto Trader’s office in Manchester. Key presentations will include Nick King of Auto Trader looking at emerging ownership and access models for new and

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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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Giving dealers the confidence to stock EVs

By Jayson Whittington, Chief Car Editor, Glass’s. Electric vehicles (EVs) are still a scarce sight in auction halls. They have made up less than 0.2% of sold volume so far this year and auction performance can be rather mixed, as can be seen in the chart below which compared the first time conversion rate of

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FORECOURT RESURGENCE FOR PETROL CARS

Glass’s seeing a gradual uplift in petrol RVs Whilst visiting dealerships around the UK, the most notable comment being voiced over the past few weeks is that more customers appear to be out looking for a petrol car than has been the case in the past couple of years. To read the full release, click

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RESIDUAL VALUE GAP BETWEEN AUTOMATIC AND MANUAL CONTINUES TO WIDEN

Despite growing volume of automatics in the market, their popularity continues to rise due to immeasurable improvements in their sophistication and quality, says Glass’s. Click to view the full release here: RV gap widens on manual and automatic – approved      

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Celebrating the ‘longevity and dependability’ of the VW Caddy – Glass’s Used Van Hero for May

Volkswagen Caddy The VW Caddy van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for May. Each month, Glass’s Commercial Vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers versatility, economy and outstanding value for money. Andy Picton, Chief Commercial Vehicle Editor:

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Prius Values Gain More Than 4% in 2017

Data is key in helping to rationalise emerging trends in the fast paced wholesale used car marketplace. The Glass’s Editorial team through their significant presence in the used car market and constant analysis of wholesale channels observed that Toyota Prius values have been seemingly on the rise. Further interrogation of the data collected from the

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Ease-of-use, tablet optimisation and slick estimating makes Glass’s Repair Estimate “the natural evolution” of GlassMatix

Repair Estimate provides a serious, cost effective alternative for the crash repair market.  Embraced by Autovista Group’s European customers since 2013, Glass’s Repair Estimate brings fast, straightforward and accurate repair estimating, as well as market leading dynamic graphics, to the UK. David Littleford, Key Account Manager at Glass’s, says: “GlassMatix did a great job for

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New vehicle registration comments from Glass’s, valuation and insight specialists

Here are Glass’s comments in response to the latest SMMT release on new vehicle registrations:- “The bumper new car registration figure of over half a million vehicles for March was not unexpected at all as manufacturers sought to move cars to the market ahead of the new VED changes, which also coincided with the new

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Celebrating the ‘Robust and Affordable’ Ford Fiesta is Glass’s Used Van Hero for March

For those wanting economy and practicality The Ford Fiesta van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for March. Each month, Glass’s Commercial Vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers outstanding value for money and ability. Andy Picton, Chief

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‘Compact & Economical’ Piaggio Porter is Glass’s Used Van Hero for February

For those who want to shift a big load The Piaggio Porter has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for February. Each month, Glass’s Commercial Vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers outstanding value for money and ability. Andy

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