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BCA stages first dedicated ULEZ sale.

 BCA staged the first ever Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) sale at BCA Blackbushe on 12 March, attracting a large crowd of online and in-lane buyers.   The Multi-vendor event only featured Euro 6 compliant or electric/hybrid commercial vehicles that … Continue reading

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Strong demand for used diesel cars and milder weather boosts bike market.

Used car of the month: Mazda MX-5 (2009-15) Used bike of the month: Honda CB1000R (2008-18)   Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month.   Valuation … Continue reading

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Electric car sales to overtake diesel by 2020, says Leasing Options

Registrations of electric cars will surpass those of diesel models in July 2020 if current sales trends continue, Leasing Options has predicted. The leasing company has analysed Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) registration data and reported that diesel … Continue reading

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DART up by 20%

SOURCE: Fleet News. Car drivers using the Dartford Crossing who have signed up to the Dart Charge pre-pay account are to face a 20% increase in their fares. The increase – up from £1.67 to £2 – will take effect … Continue reading

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The European Dealer of Tomorrow. ICDP.

“This report offers a very welcome and calm review against the somewhat hysterical rhetoric shouted by some observers.” Christopher Macgowan. The Dealer of Tomorrow will not just evolve naturally. Whilst we see a future for today’s dealers, their businesses must … Continue reading

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Fewer paying company car tax, but Treasury takes extra £360m.

The amount of cash collected by the Treasury in company car tax has increased by more than 24% year-on-year – some £360 million – yet the number of employees receiving the benefit fell by 20,000 over the same period, newly-released … Continue reading

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UK car finance continues to defy gravity.

Household expenditure on vehicle ownership defied the negative narrative surrounding PCP car finance products with an increase of 47.7% in spending on “hire loan purchase agreements” during 2017. As the Office of National Statistics reported that total average weekly household … Continue reading

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