Autorola See Average Used Van Prices Rise by 4.5% In Q3


Average prices for used Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) have climbed throughout 2014 according to online remarketing company Autorola, reaching an all-time high in Q3 of £10,986. This peak represents an increase of 4.5% over the previous quarter. Compared to the same period in 2013, values have soared. The average price is now 28.9% higher than […]

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LCV Sales Executive – Thurrock


Our client sells one of the most prestigious brands in the commercial vehicle sector. An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Van Sales Executive at their commercial vehicle franchised dealership In West Thurrock You will have fantastic customer service skills, be professional and used to new business development. Previous Van sales experience would […]

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Truck Sales Quiet While Van Sector Thrives

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July saw the van sector continue its strong period of growth, while the truck market was still affected by the surge of registrations at the end of 2013. SMMT data showed positive signs for the overall van sector, as it recorded a 34.5% increase on the same month last year. Vans between 2.0 and 2.5 […]

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Mercedes Actros

Mercedes-Benz have broken their records for sales of cars, vans and trucks in 2013 – with vans up 21% and trucks up by a massive 35%. The Vans division beat its previous 2007 record by registering 30,257 vans throughout 2013.  The New Sprinter, introduced in the second half of the year, helped lead the charge, […]

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Solid Performance

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Sales were up for Volkswagen commercial vehicles wordwide – albeit by a slim 0.3%.  There was growth in some markets – notably in South America, whilst sales in most of Europe failed to get going – even in Germany where saes were down by almost 7%, contributing to an overall fall in VW van sales […]

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Ford Transit Customs Success

The new Ford Transit Custom has passed a major milestone, reaching 10,000 sales in the UK in the first 12 months of launch. More than 5,500 Transit Custom vans have been sold to UK fleets, with Kelly Fleet Services placing the biggest order yet of 232 vans. Transit Custom is also proving a popular choice […]

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SMMT forecasts modest van registration increase for 2013/4

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Forecasting is never easy – the only thing you can say is that your forecast is almost sure to be wrong. If you are the SMMT, however, then you are expected to put your head above the parapet and come up with a figure. At the time of writing, it looks as if the van […]

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Manheim Simulcast in Action

  According to Manheim Auctions, average values of used vans at auction rose in August to £4,150, an increase of £176 or 4.5% from the July figure. Despite the previous 5% fall in values from June to July, the latest monthly Market Analysis from Manheim confirms the continuing upward trend for used LCV values. Looking […]

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Vanarama’s Franchise Network Under Way

The first batch of eager Vanarama Franchisees

Vehicle leasing company, the Autorama Group, is profiting from the banks inability to lend to small businesses. Despite a reluctance to lend by the high street banks, Autorama tell us they are experiencing a healthy appetite to lend in the commercial vehicle sector.  The company is taking advantage of this and is expanding its national […]

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Vauxhall Van’s Registrations Slipped from Second Place – But Take top Retail Sales Slot

Vauxhall’s new Combo should see sales increase soon

For the first time in recent memory, Vauxhall have slipped from second place in the van registration charts – giving way to VW in March this year.  The company is content to let what it sees as the marginal, large fleet business slide in order for it to concentrate on the higher-margin retail business. Vauxhall […]

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