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Used car values rise as stock shortages bite

Used car values rise as stock shortages bite

The relative shortage of stock is generating significantly higher used car values according to BCA’s latest Pulse Report.

How choosing the right colour car can help keep you out of the red

White cars hold their value best while greens and maroons are the kiss of death in terms of depreciation, according to CAP, the used car pricing experts.

Used car values bounce back in May

Used car values bounce back in May

The used car market recovered strongly from the April downturn as average values improved by nearly 9% across the board in May, according to BCA’s latest Pulse Report.

Value growth in used car market

Value growth in used car market

Data released in BCA’s Quarterly Pulse Report shows the average value of a used car in the first quarter of 2012 was £6,114 – the highest ever recorded in the first quarter since Pulse began reporting in 2005.

Rise in supply takes the edge off used car prices

Increased supply of used cars has taken the edge off used car prices in the trade, according to CAP.

Giving up smoking could be good news for motorists’ pockets

As smokers think about using National No Smoking Day (14th March 2012) as the inspiration to give up, leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) is providing a further incentive for motorists who smoke.

Tesco Cars cool convertible car deals

Tesco Cars cool convertible car deals

Despite temperatures plummeting to -15C and warnings of more snow to come, car buyers looking for an ‘al-fresco’ driving experience this summer are advised to invest now.

4x4 prices are already on the rise warns BCA

4x4 prices are already on the rise warns BCA

Leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) is warning motorists that 4x4 values have already started to rise – and will climb further as Winter weather takes hold, with severe conditions predicted across much of the UK.

BCA takes multi-million pound prestige car sale to next level

BCA takes multi-million pound prestige car sale to next level

Underlining the continuing demand for prestige and executive vehicles, BCA is doubling its Top Car programme in the Midlands with the introduction of a second sale every month at the Nottingham centre.

Supply issues could drive used car prices up

Supply issues could drive used car prices up

The overall value of used cars sold last year reached a record breaking £35 billion as the used car market continued to lead the recovery in the motor industry.

The value of a service stamp = £1,500

A new study reveals that those drivers who put off having their car serviced to save cash could be costing themselves more money in the long run.

2011: Good, bad or indifferent for the used car market?

2011: Good, bad or indifferent for the used car market?

BCA has released data on used car market performance at the half-year point that shows the used car markets are relatively steady despite the ongoing economic gloom and concerns from many parts of the UK retail sector.

The used car deals for less than £7,000

On a recent BBC TV Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond set out to prove that there are some fantastic cars to be had for just £6,995 – the same price as a new Nissan Pixo.

New car sales down 1.7% in May

With 150,431 registrations, the May new car market was just 1.7% or 2,664 units down on May 2010, according to figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders).

Cool prices on convertibles despite soaring temperatures

Cool prices on convertibles despite soaring temperatures

The sunshine usually sees the price of convertibles soar, along with the temperatures. However, according to British Car Auctions (BCA), prices on soft tops have remained cool in recent weeks, despite record temperatures and the driest April in years.