Major free seminar to address ‘Challenges of 2019’ for used car sector
The impact of WLTP and the ASA ruling on the used car sector are to come under focus at a free seminar being hosted by the Vehicle Remarketing Association.
Taking place on 22 November at the Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre, Solihull, the four-hour event will see leading experts overview the major trends and legislative changes affecting businesses involved in car and van remarketing including fleets, dealers and suppliers.
Key speakers confirmed include Jonathan Butler of Geldards on the latest ASA developments for dealers; Philip Nothard of Manheim on fuel trends; Denis Keenan of Kee Solutions on WLTP; Owen Edwards of Grant Thornton on dealer economics; and Paul Marchment of Arval on hydrogen cars. More details will be announced soon.
Glenn Sturley, chair at the VRA, said: “The fact is that 2019 looks set to be another difficult year in the remarketing sector, with issues ranging from Brexit at a macroeconomic level ranging to the impact of WLTP throughout the motor industry. So, once again, we are aiming to deliver a detailed overview designed to help everyone who works in remarketing plan more successfully for the year ahead.”
Attendance at the conference is free to anyone who is working in any part of the automotive sector and more details can be obtained by e-mailing [email protected].