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Q2 used car values up 10% on 2013 - BCA

The latest data released by BCA shows a continuation of value gains for used cars into the second quarter of 2014. The quarterly data from BCA shows fairly modest gains in average used car values when compared to Q1 2014; a £174 increase. However, in the previous two years Q2 values declined against the first quarter of the year, reflecting increased supply following new registrations in March. 20

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Vertu trading ahead of expectations

Vertu logoDealer group Vertu Motors has announced it is trading ahead of expectations.

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Dealer skills shortage to worsen

Job Co-op logoThe skills shortage in the dealer sector is likely to get worse, according to Jobco-op Automotive.

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Hyundai launches trade parts programme

66096hyu-TonyWhitehornHyundai has launched a new programme to supply the UK's 35,000 independent motor traders with genuine Hyundai parts.

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Free servicing offer on Ssangyong Rexton W

rexton wSsangYong is introducing a three-year free servicing offer on all Rexton W models bought during August and September.

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Ford shortlisted for top apprentice award

apprenticesFord has been short-listed for the South East final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

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Skoda offers summer vehicle health checks

servicingSkoda is offering a summer health check to owners across its 134 retailers until the end of September.

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Porsche reveals new Cayenne

new cayennePorsche has announced a revised version of its Cayenne SUV, with improved efficiency and minor styling changes.

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'Robust' rise in UK car production

Bentley plant creweThe Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported a 'robust' first half of the year for car manufacturing in the UK.

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