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Used vehicle values rise year on year in April 2013

Used vehicle values rise year on year in April 2013

British Car Auctions (BCA) has released its latest Pulse report on trends in the used vehicle sector. In April in the used car market, year-on-year values were up by over 16%. In the commercial sector, where there is strong demand for good quality vehicles, values rose for the third consecutive month to reach a new highpoint.

Average part-ex selling prices drop across the board

Average part-ex selling prices drop across the board

April saw a drop in the average selling price of part-ex vehicles across the board, with the 4x4 sector affected the most, according to Manheim's latest Market Analysis.

CAP warns of “shadow hanging over the market” as car volumes increase

Pressure on late plate used car values is a “shadow hanging over the market” according to Black Book Live – the independent real time guide to used car price trends, published by CAP.

Used car values increase 13% year on year

Used car values increase 13% year on year

Confidence in the retail motor sector reported by the SMMT’s latest figures has been underlined by leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) as it reports a 13% year on year growth in used car values for February 2013.

Stock shortages continue to fuel used car values

Stock shortages continue to fuel used car values

With the SMMT reporting continued growth in new car sales – as an 11.5% year on year increase is recorded for January 2013 - leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) reports that used car values continue to climb as stock remains in short supply.

Used car trade was slow to gather pace in January, says CAP

A ‘slower than usual’ start to 2013 gave way to increasingly brisk trading in the used car market as January wore on, according to CAP, the car information experts.

Average 4x4 used values rise to nearly £15,000 in last quarter of 2012

Average 4x4 used values rise to nearly £15,000 in last quarter of 2012

As forecasters predict a drop in temperatures over the next few days, leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA), has released its latest data on 4x4 used sales for Quarter 4 2012.

Seasonal fall for average used car values in November

Seasonal fall for average used car values in November

Across the board used cars averaged £6,421 in November, a £60 (0.9%) decrease compared to October, according to BCA’s latest Pulse Report.

Honda launches easy-to-use online used car valuation tool

Honda launches easy-to-use online used car valuation tool

Honda has joined forces with independent market expert CAP and launched an online Used Car Valuation Tool, allowing owners of any UK registered car to obtain a hassle-free valuation within seconds.

4x4 values rise as temperatures drop

4x4 values rise as temperatures drop

Leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA), has released new data showing that 4x4 values rose sharply in October, climbing by 16% as the first signs of winter appeared.

Average used car values climb in October

Average used car values climb in October

Across the board used cars averaged £6,481 in October, an increase of £166 (2.6%) over September’s figure, according to BCA’s latest Pulse Report.

Average used car values climb in September

Average used car values climb in September

Across the board used cars averaged £6,315 in September, an increase of £157 (2.5%) over August’s figure, according to British Car Auction’s latest Pulse Report.

Porsche slowest at losing value

Porsche slowest at losing value

With an illustrious record of achievement in motor sport, the Porsche marque is most commonly associated with life in the fast lane, but a new survey shows that the Stuttgart sports cars are the slowest when it comes to losing value.

Time to bring pre-registrations ‘out from the cold’, says CAP

Pre-registrations are a lifeline for hard-pressed dealers as well as a benefit for consumers and it is time to bring them out from the cold, according to Philip Nothard of CAP – the used car pricing experts.

What Car? free car valuation app

What Car? free car valuation app

What Car? has launched the UK’s first free car valuation app, which will bring What Car?’s 39 years of independent expertise to car buyers and sellers on the move.