BCA sales has announced all vehicle auctions will go online only to ensure the well-being of customers and staff in relation to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Aston Barclay’s Prees Heath and Wakefield auctions have both broken records as the UK used car industry experienced a bumper start to 2020.
BCA’s Buyer app has received a major update with the introduction of a new digital ‘Sale Day’ catalogue.
Mobility services will create demand for whole new range of remarketing services, says VRA.
BCA sold a record-breaking 1,100 vehicles on behalf of Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) at its Perry Barr site on January 21.
Strong demand for used petrol and diesel cars continued in 2019, with sales of the latter down just 0.6% to 3,297,953 units and a 41.7% market share, says the SMMT.
The Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA) is concerned that some of its members could face a “charging crisis”.
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 used market saw overall values rise 0.6% in January compared to an average decline for the last eight years of 0.4%, according to data experts at Cap HPI.
The UK used market finished Q4 2019 as strongly as it has started 2020, according to the latest Aston Barclay Market Insights report.
A challenging used car market in 2019 has had a significant negative impact on the optimism of leasing companies for RVs in 2020, the FN50 survey suggests.
The average values for fleet and lease, and dealer part-exchange vehicles rose to record levels at BCA in December 2019.
Prices of used hybrids and electric cars reached a record level in Q4 2019 according to the latest used car report from Autorola.
First time conversion rates continued to hold their own in December at 85.5%, data from Manheim shows.
Written by Rupert Pontin, director of insight at Cazana.
Group 1 Automotive has signed a new and exclusive deal with BCA to support its used car programme.
By Rupert Pontin, director of insight at Cazana
Aston Barclay is hosting two major online sales over Christmas to help used car buyers source stock.
Additional stock will be available 24/7 over the Christmas holidays via BCA Bid Now and Buy Now, with new stock added every day.
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