Tag: January

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Record-breaking January for van sales at Manheim

Manheim sold a record breaking 41% of vans to online buyers in January – an 11% increase on 2015. Despite auction entries being above average and volumes 18% higher than January 2015, Manheim has seen consistent performance and strong conversion rates, with the gavel going down on 80-90% of commercial vehicles in many sales. While

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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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Auto Trader names fastest selling used cars in January

Auto Trader has named the fastest selling used cars in January. The Vauxhall Astra estate and Insignia hatchback were the fastest sellers leaving forecourts in just 25 and 26 days respectively. The 2015 fastest selling car of the year, the Ford Fiesta, dropped out of the national top 10 this month but featured in nearly

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Used car market ‘relatively stable’ says Cap

January saw consumers out searching for and buying used cars in large enough numbers for high supply volumes not to be much of an issue. Retail activity for used cars was “on the positive side in January”. In Cap’s monthly survey, 69% of dealers surveyed saw physical footfall in January increase compared to the previous

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