Manheim recorded an 8% increase in LCV volume year-on-year, with higher numbers of daily rental and fleet and leasing vehicles available at auction.
Air conditioning has ensured LCV values continue to soar, increasing by up to 40%.
A fleet of used Nissan E-NV200 electric vans achieved 116% of their CAP value at Manheim’s annual pop-up commercial vehicle auction for Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions.
The new standard has been created to coincide with the launch of the Vanbase supermarket in Bristol this month.
Rising average age and mileage of fleet and lease LCVs saw their average values fall by 2.2% at BCA sales in May.
Greenhous Fleet Services presented with Enterprise Award of Excellence for three years of fleet storage provision.
Manheim’s inaugural HGV drive-through-auction at Bruntingthorpe proved a big hit with buyers last week, by achieving sales close to £1million.
Manheim has secured a preferred supplier remarketing partnership with Zenith until 2021.
Manheim revealed it will move from the current monthly HGV online auction to a hybrid weekly programme, with alternating physical and online auctions.
Strong demand kept values of vans sold at Manheim in February steady, according to the remarketing company’s latest figures.
Demand for used vans remained strong in February, with 82% selling first time – up 1% on January 2019 – says Manheim.
BCA’s specialist LCV Pulse report showed average values for used light commercial vehicles rose during January 2019 at BCA.
Average light commercial vehicle values rose during December at BCA, with the headline figure reaching £7,315, an increase of £169 (2.3%) over November.
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Average light commercial vehicle (LCV) values remained strong at BCA as professional buyers competed both in-lane and online during October.
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Values of ex-fleet and lease vans sold through BCA in August rose £4 to to £8,135 to make it the fifth highest figure ever in the sector.
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