Tag: Vehicle Remarketing Association

Retail motor industry ‘must do more’ to educate customers on new fuel choices

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The retail motor industry must do more to educate customers on the wide range of fuel choices they now face, members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association were told at the organisation’s July member meeting. Both David Bailey, professor of business economics at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, and Rupert Pontin, insight director at Cazana, spoke at the event and highlighted how this process would be crucial to future sales.

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Pre-registrations are back, VRA told at July member meeting

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Pre-registrations are returning to the new car market in a noticeable manner, members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association were told at the organisation’s July member meeting. Speakers Mike Jones, chair of ASE Global and Rupert Pontin, insight director at Cazana, both indicated in their presentations that late-month registration activity was increasing.

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New car diesel sales falling fast enough to cause potential shortages in future, says VRA

New car diesel sales falling fast enough to cause potential shortages in future, says VRA

17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

New diesel car sales are falling so quickly that there could be shortages of them on the used market in the near future, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The organisation, which represents companies that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used vehicles every year, says that while new car diesel demand has plummeted, corresponding used demand has stayed relatively firm.

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New digital technology affecting vehicle remarketing is theme of July’s VRA meeting

28th June 2018 | 0 Comments

How new digital technology is revolutionising the remarketing of cars and vans will form the core of the next meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

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Used car dealers should prepare for diesel-petrol shift in two years’ time, says VRA

19th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Used car dealers should be starting to think about an inevitable shift away from diesel towards petrol that is likely to take effect in around two years, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

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Hydrogen cars could rewrite depreciation curve, VRA members hear

30th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Hydrogen cars could rewrite the standard vehicle depreciation curve, members of the Vehicle Remarketing Association heard at their monthly meeting last week.

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Fuel mix to become more important remarketing issue in 2018, says VRA

9th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The balance of stocking diesel, petrol, hybrid and alternative fuel used cars is set to become a more important issue for dealers over the course of 2018, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The trade body, which represents members that are involved in the remarketing of more than 1.5m vehicles per year in total, says that the process is likely to be relatively measured but also unavoidable.

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Nissan’s Giles Rayner is final speaker for VRA seminar

14th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Giles Rayner of Nissan has been confirmed as the final speaker in the line-up for the Vehicle Remarketing Association’s free-to-attend Annual Seminar, taking place next week (23 November). The national used vehicle remarketing manager will be looking at alternative fuel vehicles and their likely place in the remarketing mix over the coming year and into the future.

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Industry ‘should remain calm’ over future of diesel values, says VRA

7th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Diesel is likely to remain a crucial part of the motor trade’s fuel mix for the foreseeable future and the motor industry should “remain calm” over its future values, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The trade organisation – which represents companies that are involved in remarketing more than 1.5 million vehicles every year – says that there is every reason to expect that the values of most diesels will stay relatively stable.

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