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Industry bodies combine to provide unified safety guidance on COVID-19 and remarketing

Unified guidance for the remarketing sector on how to comply with safety guidance as the COVID-19 crisis eases and businesses re-open has been released by the Vehicle Remarketing Association in conjunction with the BVRLA, FLA and NAMA. The new document, “COVID-19 Guidance for Vehicle Collection, Delivery, Distribution, Storage and Technical Services” is designed to clarify

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Guest Post: The Economics of a sudden, screeching stop: more work needed to prevent lasting damage to the economy

In a ‘normal’ recession the economy slows down gradually as confidence wanes. Not this time. So as to stop the spread of Coronavirus and prevent our healthcare system being overwhelmed, the government has enforced a lockdown. In so doing it has deliberately slammed the brakes on economic interactions so as to prevent physical interactions between

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Mobility services will create demand for whole new range of remarketing services

The growing emergence of mobility services over the coming years will create demand for a whole new range of mobility services, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The industry body, which represents businesses that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used cars and vans every year, has been discussing the issue at

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Potential “charging crisis” for remarketing companies, says VRA

A potential “charging crisis” could soon emerge among vehicle remarketing companies as electric vehicles start to make their way onto the used market in larger numbers, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The industry body, which represents businesses that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used cars and vans every year, points

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Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 is subject of VRA’s first meeting of the year

Remarketing fundamentals for 2020 is the core theme of the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s first meeting of the year, taking place on January 29 at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire, hosted by C.Walton. Key presentations will include Martin Potter, Managing Director, at Aston Barclay on what the auction sector is expecting in 2020 – looking at the general used

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Increasing shortage of good quality stock means vehicle preparation growing in importance

An increasing shortage of good quality stock in the used car sector means that there is a growing emphasis being placed on vehicle preparation for sale, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The organisation, which represents businesses that between them handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used vehicles every year, believes this

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“Will 2019 be the year of the used van?” asks September’s VRA meeting

“Will 2019 be the year of the used van?” is one of the key questions being posed at the next meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association, taking place on 21st September at Manheim in Bruntingthorpe. Key presentations will be made by James Davis of Manheim, looking at the prospects of used light commercial vehicles in

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Arval offers “top five” advice to fleets as thefts from vans increase

Arval is releasing new advice to fleet operators in the light of reports that thefts from vans are rising rapidly. New figures obtained by the BBC from 45 police forces show that thefts from vans have increased from 14,063 in 2014/15 to 22,749 in 2016/17. A van is broken into every 23 minutes. Simon Cook,

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Celebrating the ‘versatile’ Nissan NV200

Glass’s Used Van Hero for April For those wanting economy and space The Nissan NV200 van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for April. 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 versatility, economy and

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‘Compact & Economical’ Piaggio Porter is Glass’s Used Van Hero for February

For those who want to shift a big load The Piaggio Porter has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for February. 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

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“Flexible and popular” Renault Trafic is Glass’s Used Van Hero for November

Panel van has been commercial vehicle favourite for more than 35 years Renault’s long-established Trafic panel van has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for November. Each month, Glass’s commercial vehicle editors hold a meeting to name their current Used Van Hero in the UK market – the model they believe offers outstanding value,

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“Pretty much unique” Nissan Cabstar is Glass’s Used Van Hero for November

Construction industry favourite has unique position in commercial vehicle market Nissan’s long-established cab-over favourite, the Cabstar, has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for November. 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, quality

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