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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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Latest developments in leasing company remarketing to be discussed at VRA’s March meeting

The latest developments in leasing company remarketing is the theme of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s next meeting, taking place on 14 March at GEFCO in Coventry. Key presentations will include Dean Bowkett of Bowkett Consulting, who has just completed a comprehensive report on high-level developments in the leasing sector and how they are likely to

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Don’t get scammed when buying a used car warns HPI. How to navigating the danger signs.

Vehicle history check expert, HPI, is warning motorists not to fall foul of scams and rip offs when buying a used car. The company’s own HPI Check® has identified that there is a one in three chance of encountering some kind of hidden problem. Barry Shorto, Head of Industry Relations at HPI commented: “Buying a

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HPI helps put students in driving seat as they head off to university

As record numbers of students are offered university places for 2016, vehicle history check expert, HPI, is urging students who might be getting their first car to be thorough when doing their homework. Philip Nothard, consumer and retail specialist at HPI said: “For students who are embarking on an exciting new life in a new

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CAP and HPI announce senior management appointments

The newly merged CAP and HPI has announced several managerial appointments following its parent Solera’s decision to combine operations in Leeds. Joel Albyn (pictured), a former director of product management and global ecommerce strategy for Walmart, joins the business as director of innovation and product management. He will lead the rollout of new data products

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CAP and HPI announce joint strategy

CAP and HPI have revealed details of their integration plans following the recently announced relocation of the HPI business from Salisbury to Leeds. The Solera owned companies will operate jointly from CAP’s head office in Leeds with former HPI managing director Neil Hodson now acting as deputy managing director of both operations where he will

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HPI warns MoT changes will increase clocking fraud risk

HPI has warned that the proposed changes to the MoT would see the risk of fraud from clockers escalate. The Government said in the Summer Budget is is to consult on whether to extend the time before a car needs its first MOT test from three years to four. Neil Hodson, managing director for HPI,

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‘Consumer ignorance is costly for the used car industry,’ says HPI

42% of used car buyers do not know who hold legal title on a car that has finance owing on it, according to a recent survey by HPI. The latest survey from the automotive technology solutions provider went on to reveal that 23% of those surveyed assumed the car belongs to the person named on

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MoT and VED added to HPI Checks

HPI has added MoT and road tax information to its provenance checks for dealers. The expanded HPI Checks will confirm whether a vehicle has been taxed or when the due date is. Dealers will also be provided with a breakdown of the cost to tax the vehicle for six or 12 months. The checks will

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VRA Member BCA appoints HPI to provide vehicle checks for physical and digital re-marketing channels

BCA has appointed HPI to provide vehicle checks and provenance data for its physical and digital re-marketing channels and the WeBuyAnyCar vehicle buying service. The five-year partnership will utilise HPI’s VRM look-up tool and HPI Check, to provide dealers with essential vehicle and provenance information on their purchases in the wholesale market. Managing director at

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VRA Member HPI launches new risk evaluation tool

HPI is launching a new risk evaluation tool for manufacturer financial services, finance houses, dealer networks and auction houses. REACT is a reporting tool to further assist in tracking assets and monitoring any change in interests. Data quality reports, alerts, risk ratings and notifications of exported or scrapped assets are also available through REACT. It

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The number of clocked cars on UK roads is on the rise, says HPI

The number of ‘clocked’ cars on UK roads increased by three per cent in 2013, says HPI. The company says the practice of clocking a car – adjusting the mileage reading to make it worth more – has been around for a number of years, and was in fact made easier with the introduction of digital

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