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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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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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Prius Values Gain More Than 4% in 2017

Data is key in helping to rationalise emerging trends in the fast paced wholesale used car marketplace. The Glass’s Editorial team through their significant presence in the used car market and constant analysis of wholesale channels observed that Toyota Prius values have been seemingly on the rise. Further interrogation of the data collected from the

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Used diesel values to remain stable according to Aston Barclay Group

Used diesel values are likely to remain consistent over the coming 12 months if historic price deflation is anything to go by. Aston Barclay Group has looked at all elements of the used market and, based on deflation alone on three-year-old 60,000 mile ex-fleet cars, diesel prices have been more consistent than petrol. “CAP hpi

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Celebrating the ‘Robust and Affordable’ Ford Fiesta is Glass’s Used Van Hero for March

For those wanting economy and practicality The Ford Fiesta van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for March. Each month, Glass’s Commercial Vehicle editors hold a meeting to name the current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers outstanding value for money and ability. Andy Picton, Chief

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More than 8 million used cars sold in 2016 – a new UK record

8.2 million used cars change hands in 2016 – a 7.3% uplift on the previous year. Q4 demand surpasses 1.8 million – up 5.5% and the biggest final quarter on record.1 Superminis still UK’s most popular body type, but SUVs enjoy biggest growth, with demand rising 16.9%. Growth registered across all fuel types, with alternatively

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