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VRA asks “three key questions” in final 2021 Outlook Seminar

“Three key questions” will be put to a range of industry experts by the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) in its final 2021 Outlook Seminar, being held online at 10 am on December 17. The webinar will discuss lessons learnt from 2020, the biggest opportunities in 2021, as well as the risks and dangers facing the

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New and Used Car market in 2021 is subject of VRA’s second Outlook Seminar

Three of the UK’s leading used car valuation experts will be speaking at the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA)’s second 2021 Outlook Seminar on 5th November. Derren Martin, head of UK valuations at Cap Hpi, Rupert Pontin, director of insight at Cazana and Jayson Whittington, chief car editor at Glass’s will be answering questions on The

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Coronavirus and Brexit mean planning beyond short term “almost impossible” for remarketing sector

The impact of the coronavirus crisis and potential effects of Brexit are making planning beyond the short term almost impossible in the remarketing sector. So reports the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA), which points out that the currently booming market is arguably obscuring the potential dangers that lie ahead. Chair Sam Watkins said: “As has been

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car mechanics

The differences between new and used car buyers

Predicting behaviour from buyers who conveniently fit a certain profile is somewhat of a pipedream in a fast-moving digital world where lines blur, overlap and conflict, making it increasingly difficult to differentiate between the used and new car buyer. Differences do exist, however, and analysis from professional services agency CACI provides a natural starting point

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car mechanics

Fleet demand powers 12% new car market rise in February

The new car market has officially grown month on month for three years with registrations up in February by 12%, according to figures released by the SMMT. A 20% increase in demand from fleets resulted in a total of 76,958 new cars being registered which pushed year to date volumes up by 8.3%. Retail registrations

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car mechanics

Renault’s revival plan ‘on track’

Renault is within sight of securing a 5% share of new car sales in Britain to complete the crucial first stage of a revival plan launched when it withdrew the Laguna range from the company car sector four years ago. After growing its registrations by more than 43% to win a 2.7% share of the

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Europcar

March sees biggest new sales in a decade

New car sales in March rose 17.7% to 464,824 units, the second-highest sales rate since the switch to the twice yearly registration plate change in 1999. Only March 2004 has seen a bigger monthly sales rate, of 466,954. The surge in sales has produced a 13.7% increase in sales so far in 2014. March is

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