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New study records drop in wholesale used car values

7 years ago / 0 comments

In July overall average values fell by 0.8% (£52) to £6,588, just £19 above the £6,569 reported in December last year. The Fleet sector fell by … Read More »

Manheim reports 2.5% drop in fleet values for June

7 years ago / 0 comments

The firm’s latest Market Analysis for Cars reports that fleet values fell by 2.5% (£155) to £6,100 in June while overall average wholesale usecd ar values … Read More »

Online LCV sales race ahead, says BCA

7 years ago / 0 comments

The firm adds that figures for 2011 so far suggest the percentage of LCV sales to online bidders will top 30% by the end of this … Read More »

331 BMWs and MINIs sold at BCA Nottingham

7 years ago / 0 comments

In total, 494 buyers registered for the sale, with 110 Live Online buyers logging on and generating over £150,000 worth of additional bids – 103 cars … Read More »

MINI Cooper S ALL4 Countryman makes strong debut at Manheim Auctions, Bruntingthorpe

7 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 42 buyers were present to bid on vehicles representing the entire MINI range, including MINI One, Cooper, Clubman & Countryman, 45 of which … Read More »

Autorola reports rising online used car sales in May

8 years ago / 0 comments

Online remarketing company Autorola says that May has started positively following the drop-off last month, which was caused by the holidays. Richard Pay, Autorola’s UK managing … Read More »

Latest VRA report shows marked changes in used market

8 years ago / 0 comments

The report looks at a number of the factors which are driving supply and demand across the entire industry and is designed to act as a … Read More »

Inaugural NAMA monthly report shows 2% value in auction values

8 years ago / 0 comments

The newly rebranded organisation, which is part of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI), is increasing the work it does and is now publishing a monthly … Read More »

Fleet & lease values remain stable but will come under pressure in coming weeks

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BCA's data wholesale fleet & lease values fell by just £8 to £7,545 in March, with CAP performance dropping by over a point to 96.4%. This … Read More »

CAP hikes up RV premium for new Mercedes-Benz SLK

8 years ago / 0 comments

The firm says that the third generation of the model – first introduced in 1996 – benefits from aggressive styling and accross-the-board improvements. CAP Monitor Editor … Read More »

Ctrack adds to capabilities of online vehicle tracking solution

8 years ago / 0 comments

Ctrack Online can be an be accessed from any Internet-enabled device without the need for software installations or downloads. The system uses Google mapping so users … Read More »

New CAP product provides short-term fleet disposal valuations

8 years ago / 0 comments

Black Book+ reveals short-term used car pricing risk by providing a 1-3 month forecast to assist anyone who buys or sells used cars in a trade … Read More »

Opt for right model, not extra options, to boost RVs, says CAP

8 years ago / 0 comments

That's the view from CAP, which says that optional extras typically retain no more than around 20% of their cost new while a derivative uplift can … Read More »

Software can help cut fuel costs for fleet operators, says Mycompanyfleet

8 years ago / 0 comments

With pump prices hitting near-record levels, many fleet operators are being squeezed by the escalating costs. One national newspaper reported recently that a haulage fleet in … Read More »

New tool to help reduce fleet admin for incident reports

8 years ago / 0 comments

Codegate’s Incident Reporting Tool is a mobile application that can be integrated with Codegate’s mobileworker software, enabling organisations to monitor, measure and manage people on the … Read More »

Tracking technology helps capture major UK crime gang

8 years ago / 0 comments

Information obtained by detectives from the new GPS tracking device fitted into a car led to the arrest and conviction of 18 people at a court … Read More »

Used van demand strong, especially for 4x4s as winter approaches

8 years ago / 0 comments

Tim Spencer, group commercial vehicle auctioneer, Manheim Auctions, said: 'For the last month we have seen increased consistency in the van auction halls. During the summer … Read More »

Manheim Auctions, Haydock sells 1,000th van online in 2010

8 years ago / 0 comments

The 1,000th van – a Vauxhall Combo – was bought by Winston Thornhill, owner of Stanborough Motors Ltd from a selection of vehicles offered by Hitachi … Read More »

Fleet drivers to play critical role in TomTom mission to cut congestion

8 years ago / 0 comments

Thomas Schmidt, managing director of TomTom Business Solutions, said: 'Congestion costs the UK economy £8 billion each year: we think it’s time to cut that appalling … Read More »

Virgin Media appoints LeasePlan as long-term sole supplier

8 years ago / 0 comments

The deal is effective from 1 October and sees LeasePlan undertake responsibility for managing a fleet of more than 2,600 vehicles, including many commercial vehicles. With … Read More »

Quartix slashes installation and set-up fees

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The company is offering the service for £19.50 per month, which it says makes it more cost-effective than other leading products, despite the minimal contract commitment. … Read More »

New TomTom PRO series designed to deliver improved efficiency for businesses

8 years ago / 0 comments

The PRO series from TomTom Business Solutions, the business unit of TomTom dedicated to commercial vehicle fleets, is said to offer improved route guidance and speedier … Read More »

Fleet values up 2.15% in August, according to BCA Pulse data

8 years ago / 0 comments

BCA's Pulse report for August shows that fleet values rose by £155 (2.15%) from £7,180 in July to £7,335 – still behind year on year, but … Read More »

Latest CAP Index shows acceleration in falling values

8 years ago / 0 comments

The index for August reveals that the fall in values accelerated last month, making the cars from two further sectors typically cheaper than a year ago. … Read More »

Tougher times for fleet & lease values

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Average fleet values fell by £276 in July, equivalent to a drop of 3.7%. With model mix very similar to last month, this was a reflection … Read More »

Fleet values down for fourth consecutive month

8 years ago / 0 comments

In its latest Market Analysis for Cars, the company reports that average wholesale used car values in the Fleet sector fell by 3.6% (£219) to £5,925 … Read More »

Corporate car clubs said to cut down on commuting by car

8 years ago / 0 comments

Streetcar for Business surveyed thousands of its corporate members and found that employees who use the service have cut down on using a car for commuting … Read More »

Are your drivers heading for a breakdown driving abroad?

8 years ago / 0 comments

The fleet management firm says that because they don’t own the car, company car drivers assume that their company car warranty and breakdown cover will assist … Read More »

New Fleet Alliance initiative guarantees no excess charges

8 years ago / 0 comments

Standard practice in the contract hire and leasing market is for leasing suppliers to negotiate blanket benchmark mileages across the entire fleet of vehicles, with three … Read More »

Recession drives demand for short-term leases

8 years ago / 0 comments

PoolFleet supplements ALD Automotive's contract hire offering to make it easier for corporates to source vehicles at low cost in comparison to daily rental and to … Read More »