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BCA breaks one million vehicle sales in one year

BCA one millionth vehicle

BCA has sold more than a million vehicles in one year in the UK for the first time.

The record fell during the 1,000 vehicle BMW Mega Sale staged at BCA’s Perry Barr remarketing centre held in March.

The one-millionth vehicle was a 16-plate Mini John Cooper Works 2.0 230 sold by BMW Group, that sold for £19,100.

BCA has a network for 24 centres across the UK from Scotland to the South West.

BCA Automotive operates more than 800 transporters, delivering 2.2 million vehicles annually alongside a further 560,000 single vehicle moves carried out by BCA Logistics. 

The company operates more than 600 acres of de-fleet sites that manage more one million vehicles a year.

Of the one million vehicles sold by BCA over the past year, more than 900,000 cars were cars, with the balance represented by light commercial vehicles, motorcycles, caravans and motorhomes, taxis, minibuses and small volumes of trucks, trailers, plant and agricultural equipment.

The majority of vehicles sold by BCA are purchased by buyers physically in the auction hall, but a significant 28% are bought by professional online buyers, bidding remotely in real time from a computer or smart device.

Craig Purvey, BCA chief commercial officer, said hitting the milestone was a result of making significant progress in enhancing customer service for customers, as well as retaining dealer, contract hire and leasing business to help build volume.

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