Delays to new van deliveries are helping drive used values to record-breaking levels as fleets
hold on to vehicles longer and demand outstrips supply.
Cap HPI says that the used van market remained strong in September across the majority of sectors with average values up by 3.6%.
Strong demand in the wholesale market supported unseasonably strong used values for all LCV sectors in November, according to Cap HPI.
Light commercial vehicle sector performed well against October guide values.
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The first quarter of 2018 saw used LCV volumes remain high with strong wholesale demand supporting good residual values say automotive data experts, Cap HPI.
The market for used commercial vehicles is set to remain strong through 2018, according to experts at Cap HPI.
Picking the right colour for the model of van can lead to a used value premium of nearly 7% over a white equivalent, says Cap HPI.
New LCV sales will hit 360,000 this year according to automotive data experts, Cap HPI, a 5% fall on 2016.
Buying on the net hits record levels at BCA and Manheim, close to 40% and 34% respectively
The latest figures from Cap HPI predict a 48% rise in the supply of potential used LCV stock by 2019, compared to 2015.