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Arval highlight barriers to fleets adding hybrids and EVs

ARval VanManArval UK has suggested the task of integrating plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) into software coded choice lists is hampering their adoption by some fleets.

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Retail experience counts for new recruit at Washington Kia

DanielleJennings Motor Group’s Kia dealership on Parsons Road in Washington, Tyne and Wear has appointed 23 year old Danielle Quinn-Clark who hails from the town as it’s newest sales executive.

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Pendragon show 5.7% revenue growth

Trevor FinnPendragon PLC, owners of the Evans Halshaw and Stratstone dealer group brands, have issued an interim management statement covering the period from 1 July 2015 to 24 October 2016 showing that revenue grew by 5.7% on a like for like basis with used revenue growth of 8.3%.

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Upgrade for CarVue garage software

CarvueScreensGarage management software package, CarVue, has been upgraded with the addition of a stock management capability.

The package allows garages to create ‘products’ for sale to customers, by picking them to be added to quotations and invoices. These can now be marked as stock items, allowing a stock level to be inputted so the stock level reduces as the item is sold.

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Europe sees highest level of new car registrations in a decade

BrusselsAccording to automotive data firm Jato, new car registrations across 29 European countries were up 7.1% in September 2016 compared to September 2015, with 1,495,815 units registered representing the highest number of September registrations for ten years. Year to date, registrations were 11.6 million units, an increase of 7.7% when compared to 2015, the highest level since 2008.

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