ADESA has opened its first strategic de-fleet centre in Newbury, Berkshire, as the remarketing company grows its presence in the UK.
Aston Barclay will replace its Leeds site with a new 18-acre vehicle auction ‘Mega Centre’ near Wakefield.
The remarketing company says that it will add significantly to the facility’s volume and throughput.
The G3 Group has announced a number of heavily invested internal technology innovations, in preparation for further growth in 2018.
BCA Newcastle will hold an additional weekly sale, next year, to meet growing demand from customers.
Aston Barclay has completed a £500,000 investment to refurbish its Leeds auction centre.
Three-year-old ex-fleet stock remained extremely strong throughout 2016 and into Q1 2017 at Shoreham Vehicle Auctions, due to the continued high demand in the used market.
Leeds-based Independent Motor Auctions has invested more than £200,000, increased its sales targets and added to its team as part of its expansion plans.
Having reached record levels in recent months, values for fleet/lease and dealer part-exchange vehicles at BCA fell during December 2016.
Aston Barclay has seen significant growth of 21% for total volumes sold in September, year-on-year, with overall auction activity proving extremely strong towards the end of Q3 2016.
Fleets "hanging onto" cars and vans in an attempt to achieve unrealistic and inflated valuations are causing distortions in the used car and van markets, says Glass's.
Manheim has processed the 7,000th vehicle through its dedicated Vehicle Solutions preparation centre in Leeds, which opened at the start of 2016.
BCA is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its first vehicle auction.
Aston Barclay has launched a new mobile inspection app to provide quicker inspections with enhanced reporting.
Fleets could benefit in both conversions and values through the de-fleet process by providing a little extra vehicle information to dealers to comply with tighter consumer protection.
CD Auction Group has launched an updated online platform which is fully compatible with smartphones and tablets.
Figures from Manheim show that superminis were the strongest performers in the ex-fleet car market in March.
G3 Remarketing is to launch its first physical car auctions in Leeds next month.
Average sale prices for ex-fleet cars at Manheim auctions rose by 2.6% (up £184 to £7,132) in November.
The headline average value for a used car reached a record level in November, with BCA reporting another strong month for price performance in the used car market.
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