Aston Barclay has employed the services of Amazon's Alexa voice command platform to share details of its auction programme to buyers in what it claims is a 'sector first'.
Used car values rose in November as “buyers competing strongly for stock both in-lane and via BCA Live Online” drove stiff competition for stock through BCA.
Cambria Automobiles and BCA agreed on a three-year exclusive remarketing deal which will see around 6,000 vehicles a year sold in weekly sales at the Blackbushe auction centre.
BCA Marketplace has “exceeded expectations” with a set of interim results which revealed an increase in UK remarketing revenues of 23.5% during the sixth month period to September 30.
Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) has called for south coast used vehicle dealers to donate any unwanted running vehicles or part-exchanges to its charity auction for The Chestnut Tree House.
LSH Auto UK has renewed its relationship with BCA in a two-year deal that will see 6,000 vehicles remarketed annually through weekly sales in Brighouse and Nottingham.
A race for vehicle refurbishing services could be sparked by used car stock shortages which are leading car dealers to downgrade the condition of stock they are buying to fill their forecourts, according to the Vehicle Remarketing Association.
Aston Barclay announced the appointment of former Inchcape UK used car director, Cliff Deller to the position of group remarketing director.
Aston Barclay has completed a deal to open a new auction centre at Wakefield’s Photon Park, a 16-acre site set to sell 50,000 in the coming year
Used car values fell by 5.4% at auction during September according to the National Association of Motor Auctions.
BCA has confirmed plans for an additional Glasgow-based remarketing facility amid “ambitious” Scottish operations expansion.
Used LCV values rose to their second highest level in the history of BCA’s Pulse Report during September – with a month-on-month price rise of 5.4%.
Online motor auction operation CD Auction Group hopes to make it easier for dealers to buy stock now it has invested in higher quality imaging.
Aston Barclay has expanded into the consumer car buying sector with the completion of its acquisition of The Car Buying Group (TCBG).
City Auction Group has appointed Emma Woodward as the new business development manager at Rockingham as the business looks to develop new vendors for its dual lane facilities in 2019.
BCA has delivered further evidence of the soaring value of used vehicle stock for car dealers during September as average prices reached the highest level the remarketing specialist has ever recorded.
BCA will unveil a new back-to-back auction lane facility when it officially opens its redeveloped Nottingham site with a BMW Group remarketing event on October 4.
Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) will take over Aston Barclay’s Donington Park Mega Centre auction facility for a series of ‘Centre-For-A-Day’ sales before the end of the year.
Used car prices reached their second-highest level on record at BCA auctions during August, with average values rising by 2.4% to £9,697.
A team of 52 pedal pushing BCA employees are preparing to swap the auction hall for the open road to raise funds for the Action for A-T charity on a 235-mile cycling challenge.
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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