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Retail ready used car stock becoming ever more in-demand in post-lockdown market, reports VRA

Retail-ready stock is becoming ever more in-demand in the post-lockdown used car market, the Vehicle Remarketing Association is reporting. VRA chair Sam Watkins explained that dealers were trying to make the process of acquiring and retailing stock as straightforward as possible at a time when the ongoing effects of the coronavirus crisis meant that key

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Used car dealers given history check warning after Trading Standards’ case

Used car dealers are being urged to make vehicle history checks standard on all stock, regardless of the vehicle’s age, after a Trading Standards investigation led to a trader from Wales being successfully prosecuted for unwittingly selling on a car with outstanding finance against it. With as many as one in four cars hitting the

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Big Motoring World aims to expand in Kent

Used car dealer Big Motoring World is gearing up to seek planning permission to expand its business in Kent. The group currently has two outlets in Canterbury, one in Addington and a service and collection centre in Snodland. Peter Waddell, founder and CEO of Big Motoring World, said: “We are delighted with how the first

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Motor Depot expands with fifth used car dealership

North of England used car dealer group Motor Depot has acquired its fifth site. The independently-owned business has taken over the Godfrey Auto Parts premises at Grimsby’s West Coates Road and is rebranding it as a Motor Depot. Once part of Dixon Motors’ operation, the location has capacity for 150 cars and is expected to

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Used car dealer Carcraft announces closure

Used car dealer Carcraft has announced it has gone into administration. The company has appointed Grant Thornton UK LLP to deal with the administration of CC Automotive Group Limited, UK Car Group Limited and Pennine Metals A Limited; trading as The Carcraft Group. Customers with add-on products such as Drive Happy Plans (DHP), warranties, MOT, servicing and

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