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The non-premium, medium sized car segment remains very popular with car buyers.
Following a year of depressed registrations in 2017, the first quarter of 2018 experienced growth, with year to date totals being 5.8% ahead of last year.
As the evenings draw out, some of the more adventurous amongst us want that ‘wind in the hair’ driving experience that convertibles offer.
Sales of new light commercial vehicles grew in April as the market continued its topsy-turvy start to 2018.
Demand remains as strong as ever for diesel cars at auction, in fact the overall conversion rate in March was slightly above last year’s figure.
Registration data released by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) show 15,118 registrations in March this year, 4.9% ahead of March 2017.
Glass’s recruits automotive expert and big data product specialist to deliver enhanced insight and true innovation for customers
Congratulation to the Nissan Navara, Glass’s Used Van Hero for May
Over the years, the new plate launch in March proves to be a fantastic month with registration really taking off.
There has long been debate about the accuracy of fuel economy and CO2 figures published by car manufacturers...
As the nineties were drawing to a close, car design had become a little plain and rather functional, many would say at the cost of some individual styling.
This goes against much of the rhetoric that has been published lately, but, is diesel set for a fight-back?
According to figures released by the National Caravan Council, as of January 2018, 2,435 units had been produced, which is an increase of 18.7% on the same period in 2017.
According to figures released by the National Caravan Council (NCC), registrations of motorcaravans in January were up 4.3% compared to last year, at 531 units.
With 2018 now well underway, it is the time of year to be thinking about the upcoming summer.
Glass's has extended its 12-year partnership with Ageas Insurance Ltd for the use of its market leading Glass eSalvage solution.
Trading over the Easter period is a barometer of the annual results in the leisure vehicle market and this year will have a special significance for the market.
The unpredictable impact of Brexit has created a tale of two car markets.
Last year registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) fell by 3.6%, the first decline in five years. Last month, registrations rose by 6.4% on the same period last year, the best February performance in a decade.
Mounting levels of bike crime in the capital and Britain’s major cities are raising concerns about the future
Robert Redman discusses what can be done to turn the tide in favour of electric cars.
Staying up to date with the latest new cars that are being launched in the UK market is essential as a Forecast Editor.
Rob Donaldson, one of our Car Editors responsible for Volkswagen values, dives into the data to look at RV and sales performance of the iconic VW Golf
Car Editor Andy Cutler ponders the opportunity for lower powered cars from exotic manufacturers.
The fourth generation of the RS4 is out in 2018. Are the older generations destined for classic status?
Analysis from recent dealer visits combined with completed surveys, indicated that 44% of dealers felt sales were broadly in line with those of last year.
Attendances at auction across the UK have remained buoyant over the last month, with buyers continuing to search for the best stock on offer.
October’s used car auction market started well, but as the month progressed we saw an increase in volume coupled with a decrease in the first time conversion rate.
The Ford Ranger has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for November.
Do high-end Bi-xenon or LED headlamps have a positive impact on residual values?
The Z4 M roadster followed the tried and tested route of fitting a powerful engine into a relatively small roadster shell.
The Mercedes Benz Vito has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for October.
The used car auction market for September followed similar trends to August.
The Vauxhall Corsavan has been named as Glass’s Used Van Hero for September.
When all is said and done, the UK car market remains buoyant with strong consumer demand for both new and used cars.
In many cases there has been apathy at the thought of needing to make changes to remarketing patterns. In fact, little planning seems to have taken place until recently.
Against a backdrop of a better than expected economy and a warning that complacency would be dangerous, the Chancellor delivered his first and last March budget speech...
The latest set of new car registration data to be released by the SMMT shows the very first real sign of a slowdown in the UK new car market...
The new Autovista Group – together with the company’s four core brands: Glass’s, Schwacke, Eurotax and Autovista – will enjoy a new design and look to reflect the Group’s pan-European stature.
For those wanting economy and practicality.
A consistent decrease in residual values year on year perhaps indicates the damage that pre-registration has done in the market.
The Custom is a ‘much welcome’ addition to the Transit range
After 2015 exceeded forecasts, it appears 2016 will follow suit.
Weather plays a particularly big role in the motorcycle industry, so climate change is a very important factor to consider.
Positive spin from manufacturers is at loggerheads with reluctance of operators to be convinced by electric light commercial vehicles.
Overview of 2016
November logged record-breaking new light commercial vehicle registrations – the most for 20 years.
Panel van has been commercial vehicle favourite for more than 35 years