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Best used car stock now “largely being sold online,” says epyx

The best used car stock is now largely being sold online in a ready-to-retail condition to dealers, reports epyx. The company, which operates the 1link Disposal Network e-commerce platform, says that there has been a definite shift during 2016 because of increasing stock availability. David Goodyear, commercial director, said: “There are ever larger numbers of

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Guest opinion: Is the traditional forecourt dead?

The internet has revolutionised the process of buying a used car. Where the average buyer once paid several visits to showrooms in the quest for a new or used vehicle, most now do the majority of their research online. The main reason for savvy consumers visiting platforms such as AA Cars – our used cars

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NFDA urges dealers to offer more price comparison tools online

The National Franchised Dealers Associaiton (NFDA) is urging dealers to provide more online price comparison tools to help consumers in their car buying decisions. It was responding to an Auto Trader survey out yesterday which found that consumers are turning their backs on haggling and paying the asking price when they visit dealerships. “The NFDA

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Increasing trend for online remarketing from hire networks

Vehicle hire companies are increasingly using e-commerce to dispose of defleet stock, often straight into dealer networks, reports Epyx. The company using its 1link Disposal Network platform to sell them. Specialists following this trend include A.M.T. Vehicle Rental, Reflex Vans, SSH Self Drive and more. David Goodyear, commercial director, said: “This is a model that

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