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RETAIL DEMAND FOR USED CARS REMAINS STRONG DESPITE HIGH VOLUME OF PCP CARS COMING BACK INTO THE MARKET

The used car market is showing no signs of cooling down despite the high volume of PCP cars coming back into dealers as part exchanges, according to the Aston Barclay Group. It has reported very strong demand from franchised and independent dealers as they buy used cars at auction to satisfy a healthy retail demand.

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Apex Car Rental is latest to join epyx’s 1link Hire Network

Twenty-eight-day car hire specialist Apex Car Rental has signed up this month to use epyx’s 1link Hire Network. Formed in 1988, Apex has a 3,500 vehicle fleet of Peugeot, Volkswagen, Kia, Toyota, Vauxhall, MINI and BMW vehicles, all of which are less than six months old. It has offices in Eastbourne and Weybridge as well

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GO ULTRA LOW SCHEMES LIKELY TO HAVE “NUDGE” EFFECT ON FLEET ADOPTION OF EVs, SAYS ARVAL

A government initiative is likely to start having a “nudge” effect on fleet adoption of electric vehicles, says Arval, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company.   The first Go Ultra Low cities – Nottingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes and London – were chosen in January to share £40 million of government funding to encourage

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VW Transporter is Glass’s Used Van Hero for August

Car like drivability and all-round toughness sees iconic VW win award The Volkswagen Transporter has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for August, offering toughness and reliability alongside strong specification and value. Each month, Glass’s commercial vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the

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UK automotive manufacturing shows ‘no sign of slowing’

Demand for UK-built cars shows “no sign of slowing” as the UK automotive manufacturing sector experiences 13.1% year-on-year growth, according to SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes. British car manufacturing achieved another month of strong growth in February with output up 13.1% year-on-year and 10.6% year-to-date, with 284,507 vehicles built do far. Output for the domestic

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