Aston Barclay has refreshed its focus on customer service with the appointment of Martin Potter to the new role of managing director - customer.
News briefs from across the fleet industry, including how SMR is a key consideration for fleets going forward and drink driving warning during the holiday season.
Diesel used car prices rise by 31.3% as demand for older vehicles in the used car market outstrips supply.
Aston Barclay has been appointed by Zenith as its preferred supplier of remarketing services in a new two-year contract.
Aston Barclay is maintaining its online-only auction policy, despite Government guidance that auctions can re-open.
Fleets urged to stagger vehicle returns to help lessen the impact of coronavirus on used car values, while dealers are warned not to cut new car prices.
Half of buyers said they are expecting a strong demand for used cars as soon as dealers open for business, a survey suggests.
Average fleet prices rose by 1.7% (£174) from £9,799 in Q4 19 to £9,973 in Q1, helped by average mileage reducing 3,322 miles in the quarter.
Aston Barclay’s Prees Heath and Wakefield auctions have both broken records as the UK used car industry experienced a bumper start to 2020.
Cargiant has agreed to extend its remarketing contract with Aston Barclay, continuing a 20-year long relationship with the auction house.
The family-run business will dispose of over 1,000 used cars each year through Aston Barclay’s Westbury site in Wiltshire.
The UK used market finished Q4 2019 as strongly as it has started 2020, according to the latest Aston Barclay Market Insights report.
TCH Leasing has hired Aston Barclay as its remarketing supplier.
Aston Barclay is hosting two major online sales over Christmas to help used car buyers source stock.
Baylis Group has awarded Aston Barclay a solus remarketing contract worth 2,000 units a year
Aston Barclay has secured a two-year contract extension with Ogilvie Fleet, becoming its remarketing partner until 2021.
Aston Barclay has announced revisions to its senior management structure to better support its customers as they respond to a turbulent used car market.
Aston Barclay has hired Richard Cross as its new group sales director.
Hatfields Group has renewed its Aston Barclay contract.
Addison Lee has struck a deal with Aston Barclay to extend its used vehicle remarketing contract for a further 12 months.
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