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Export boom driving crazy prices

  OVERSEAS demand for used vehicles is leading to cars targeted for export selling for up to twice their UK value or more at auction. That’s the view of industry analyst CAP which also reports a constant flow of trucks, trailers, motorcycles and vans abroad as the export trade grows every day. And the trade, […]

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Cap picks Ford Fiesta as Used Car of the Year 2012.

Ford Fiesta is named best used car of 2012 by CAP

USED car experts CAP have picked the Ford Fiesta, Britain’s best-selling car, as its Used Car of the Year 2012. Top of CAP’s criteria when choosing its Used Car of the Year were affordability, practicality, reputation and popularity in the used car market. Mark Norman, of CAP, said:  “It is always tempting for the motoring […]

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Used car shortage pushes values upwards

A comparative shortage of used cars is pushing used car values up according to a report from British Car Auctions. Compared to last year, values are almost 10 per cent higher in July the latest Pulse Report claims. The increase is apparent in the fleet, lease and part-exchange market sectors, creating improvements in values of […]

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Business Edition

Volvo means business with new variants

Volvo has aimed the Business Editions at, errr, business drivers! VOLVO is showing that it means business… by bringing out models aimed fairly and squarely at the business driver. The Business Editions of the S60, V60 and V70 will feature a higher specification that the ES and ES Nav models which they will replace. They […]

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Latest Mazda3 to tempt fleet and business drivers

Improved styling is only part of the story for Mazda’s upgraded 3 range. MAZDA says its upgraded 3 range will offer fleet operators and company car drivers worthwhile financial savings. The line-up includes a Mazda3 1.6 Sport Diesel for the first time, which Mazda believes will find favour with fleet operators and company car drivers […]

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Nissan’s Qashqai scoops second used car title

The popular Nissan Qashqai has been honoured by CAP for the second year running. CAP, one of the UK’s leading car pricing experts has named Nissan’s Qashqai Used Car of the Year. The popular crossover has scooped the title for the second year in a row. A panel of judges comprising of used car market […]

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