ALD Automotive has launched a new digital sales platform that gives dealers access to its ex-lease vehicles.
In-line with the recent prediction from the Met Office that the UK faces its coldest and harshest winter in a decade, buyer services manager – Alex Miles – at G3 Remarketing, offers his advice to dealers on how they can prepare their forecourts now.
Part-exchange vehicles posted strong performance at auction during March to deliver a boost to car dealers at the end of Q1, according to new figures from Cox Automotive.
BCA Nottingham’s Top Car Sale showed further signs of strength in the luxury and supercar sector as online bidders accounted for 85% of its auction stock.
Cox Automotive claims that a mixed market in October has resulted in an increase in retail and stock funding sectors as wholesale divisions continue to show signs of slowing down.
BCA’s Live Online platform attracted over 105,000 visits in the first week of October to set a new record for monthly traffic.
Cooper Solutions has released tips to help motor retailers “get the best price for their stock and boost bottom line” at online auctions.
Operators of the Dealer Auction trade-to-trade online auction platform have been celebrating after it passed a lifetime sales milestone of £1bn in July.
Manheim Online has broken its monthly sales record in May with a growth of 12.5% year on year.
New Aston Barclay chief executive Neil Hodson has revealed that a focus on technology and a new remarketing site at Donington Park will drive the business forward.
Dealers’ growing appetite for AFVs has prompted BCA to establish a specialist online sale trading in electric and hybrid vehicles.
The price of used cars continued to rise as age and mileage levels reached a 12-month low, according to online remarketing specialist Autorola.
The success of Sytner Group’s online trade-sales web site has resulted in a donation of £28,583 to the BEN charity.
Cooper Solutions’ trade-only online vehicle auction platform facilitated a total of over 14,600 car sales in 2016 to realise record performance.
Online sales values of ex-fleet stock beat physical auctions by average of one per cent in 2016, according to epyx.
The average price of used cars sold through Autorola UK’s online remarketing portal fell £228 in Q4 to £8,983 on the back of a higher average age and mileage.
BCA has reported its highest average monthly penetration seen this year of 27% as its Live Online platform broke records during November.
BCA will aim to put digital services at the heart of its future plans after seeing a 25% increase in online sales over the past 12 months.
Hyundai has claimed that it will cut-out the haggle and guarantee a customer’s trade-in price when it launches a new click to buy car selling website in January.
Paragon is celebrating the results of its first year of partnership with Volvo Car Remarketing Services, claiming a £1.5 million saving for the Swedish manufacturer’s operation.
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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