Average used car values rose above £9,000 for the first time on record in June at BCA as sold prices outstripped market expectations by a significant margin.
Price premium for pure used battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is leaving buyers reluctant to make the switch, when faced with a cheaper, second-hand diesel car.
Aston Barclay has developed a used car desirability index that can help fleet operators understand which models are commanding the most attention at auction.
An emerging shortage of semiconductors risks disrupting global car and van production, fleets are being warned by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
Aston Barclay has announced plans to welcome physical buyers back to its auction halls from April 12, while following Government Covid-19 measures.
New car supply issues caused by post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, according to Cox Automotive, while the used car market is outperforming expectations.
The 600 IMDA members will have access to Aston Barclay’s six auction centres with IMDA stock being branded as part of weekly dealer sales held at each site.
BCA is staging four used van and car online auctions over Christmas and New Year, while Aston Barclay announces two online used car sales during the festive period.
TCH Leasing has renewed its remarketing contract with Aston Barclay for a further two years.
The average price of 24-60-month ex-fleet stock falling by 9.5% (£881) in the month to £10,638, according to Aston Barclay.
Aston Barclay’s technology was flourishing ahead of the pandemic
Aston Barclay is to continue to run a full digital and van sales programme after the new Covid-19 lockdown begins tomorrow.
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.
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