In mid-2016, around 32% of its vehicles were sold online through its Motortrade platform but, by the end of last year, this had increased to nearly 60%.
The UK’s used car market fell by just 1.1% compared with the previous year, as more than 8.1 million models changed hands, according to the SMMT.
By Shaun Sadlier, head of the Corporate Vehicle Observatory, Arval
Aston Barclay’s 2017 Market Insights report suggests that used diesel cars are showing no signs of losing their appeal.
BCA Newcastle has reported record levels of trading in the first weeks of January with 600 used cars sold in one week.
By Andrew Mee senior forecasting editor UK, Cap HPI
Harcus Sinclair say that more than 4,000 used car buyers have registered their interest in the used car mis-selling group action.
Gateshead Council Trading Standards prosecuted Peugeot Citroen Retail UK for an offence under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
Prices for used diesel cars rose by £294 in Q4, totalling a £521 year-on-year increase.
Used car values dropped by 1.1% in December but will strengthen after the Christmas period, according to analysis by Cap HPI.
BCA Newcastle will hold an additional weekly sale, next year, to meet growing demand from customers.
The outcome of Brexit negotiations is hanging over the economy, creating uncertainty that makes business planning very difficult, says chairman Glenn Sturley.
Slowing retail demand and an increase in wholesale stock availability pushed used car values down by 2% in November, at three years 60,000 miles.
Martin Ward, manufacturer relationships manager at Cap HPI talks how dealerships attract attention and test driving Skoda's in the Palermo mountains.
Cap HPI says that changes to VED will equate to increases of around £20 for the first year and will have little impact on diesel registrations and values.
Internet and ‘experience centres’ planned to sell used cars but UK launch date still not disclosed.
The sale attracted nearly 200 registered buyers and nearly 700 vehicles sold for a 91.3% conversion.
Automotive data experts at Cap HPI expect used car value movements to remain relatively stable for the next five years.
BCA has announced record traffic for its Live Online platform with over 105,000 visits in the first week of October.
Cap HPI has cited a better than average performance from diesel vehicles for this time of year for the past three months in a row (July – September).
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