Manheim has has hired former Arval-BNP Paribas executive Arnaud Bosvieux as its customer relationship director.
Demand for used cars at auction has gained momentum in quarter three, with hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) reaching their highest average prices on record.
‘Physical auctions are not dead,’ says one leading car remarketer, ‘but we have to evolve and this is through digital’
BCA has staged its first auction sale specifically for Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) compliant electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs).
Aston Barclay Insights report has revealed that average prices of diesel and petrol vehicles in the used car market rose to a record high in Q4 2018.
Santander Consumer Finance will offer a wholesale finance facility at Aston Barclay sites.
City Auction Group sold 450 cars in three hours at its refurbished Rockingham site, which now features two lanes.
Aston Barclay raised £1,400 for the Royal British Legion in a Remembrance Day sale at Donnington Park.
BCA has attributed a 1% slip in used car values during October to a shift in model mix amid increased volumes of ex-fleet and dealer part-exchange vehicles at auction during the month.
Sytner Group has donated £28,145 to the Ben chairty via an annual donation based on the number of cars sold through Sytner’s online trade-sales web site Sytner Electronic Auction.
Used car values rose 3% at Manheim auction houses and 11% on the Dealer Trade online trading platform but dipped 10% on the consumer-facing Motors.co.uk website during June, Cox Automotive has revealed.
Dealer part exchanges saw a “healthy rise in prices” on the back of strong consumer demand and restricted supplies of older used cars caused by industry scrappage deals, according to Aston Barclay.
Demand for used diesel cars has remained strong in the first quarter of 2018, driving conversion rates at auction.
BCA raised more than £1,000 for Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity during the Motorline Mega Sale at BCA Paddock Wood on Wednesday, March 14.
Aston Barclay has confirmed a £1 million investment into its Chelmsford auction site to increase its capacity and to install a twin turntable inspection bay.
Manheim Online had a record-breaking start to the year with an 11% growth in volume over its previous record.
Aston Barclay has reported that sales of diesel-powered ex-fleet cars have reached a two-year high value at its UK auction sites – indicating the fuel still holds appeal to traders and consumers.
Independent car auction brand G3 Remarketing has announced the launch of a new 30-point check vehicle assured programme.
BCA has launched new sales North of the border as it reports strong demand across its Scottish network throughout September.
BCA Marketplace profit before tax boosted to £41.1 million and group revenue has increased from £1.2 billion to exceed £2bn.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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