Selling times for diesels have doubled this year in the light of threats to introduce financial penalties to their drivers.
Traders were faster than ever to lay their hands on used car stock than ever before during a busy March, according to AUTOi.
Dealers appraised almost as many used cars for stock purchase or part-exchange in January as in September last year.
Used car appraisal specialist AUTOi has opened up a second channel of used car stock for its dealer customers, direct from independent auction houses.
More evidence of the shortening car ownership cycle has emerged from analysis of almost a quarter of a million vehicle appraisals by dealers.
Consumers are typically accepting significantly lower offers for their cars than originally expected, according to the new direct-to-dealer car selling service, Wizzle.
Digital car appraisal specialist AUTOi is aiming to disrupt the cash-for-car market with the launch of a new trading platform bringing dealers and consumers together.
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 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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