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Press release sneak peek: The only way is… out of diesels for Essex drivers, says new study

BAD NEWS about diesel car emissions and predicted financial penalties for driving them could be behind a rush to sell oil-burners. And Essex leads the way in Britain as the area’s drivers switch out of diesel cars more rapidly than everywhere else, according to data from the consumer car selling website Wizzle.co.uk. Wizzle has detected a change in the number of people selling their diesel car...

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Press release sneak peek: Diesel prices are volatile after brief ‘collapse in confidence’ at the start of the year

BAD NEWS around diesel car emissions and predicted financial penalties for driving them is believed to have caused selling times for diesels to double in early 2017, according to new analysis. And in an apparent short-term collapse in confidence the slowdown was immediately followed by the pricing relationship between petrol and diesel cars reversing. The findings come from analysis comparing tr...

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Press Release Sneak Peek: The fastest cars in Britain - for converting into cash

We've been looking at the cars that fly off the Wizzle site fastest - and why some might not sell as quickly as others. The best news is that everything is selling faster this year than ever before! - LIGHTNING FAST sales make Lexus the quickest used car brand for Britain’s motorists to convert into cash, according to new figures. All cars have been selling faster this year than at any point si...

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Dealer used car appraisal activity in January came close to matching September

We've been looking at how busy dealers are, behind the scenes, and the answer is...very! It supports what we've been saying about 2017 shaping up to be a great year for buying and selling used cars especially. DEALERS appraised almost as many used cars for stock purchase or part-exchange in January as in September last year, according to new data released by AUTOi. The figures add weight to predi...

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2017 Set To Be The 'Year Of The Used Car'

At the beginning of 2017 we published an opinion that this would be the year of the used car. Nothing has happened so far to discourage that view. As the year wears on it is increasingly clear that the balance of opportunity is weighted away from the new car market for the first time this decade. We base this on two factors – the inevitable pressures on the new car market that weaker sterling w...

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Press Release Sneak Peek: Is there a link between winter gloom and unrealistic hopes?

We've updated our Christmas story about the psychology of expecting a HIGHER price when selling your car, just when you're likely to get a bit less. And it turns out it's not just for Christmas after all. The data shows us that it looks like it's a winter thing - so we're calling it the 'winter price gap'. EXPECTATIONS ARE HIGHEST just as values are lowest when motorists sell their car in the ...

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Press Release: January promises stronger cash offers as study reveals ‘double whammy’ on pre-Christmas car values

Let's face it, Christmas is great but it really takes a toll on your finances. But did you know that all that spending even makes a difference to how much you think your car is worth? We compared the difference between the prices Wizzle users hope to get for their car and what it's really worth. And we found something interesting. It looks like the closer we get to Christmas, the higher the price ...

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Press Release Sneak Peek: We reveal the best days to sell your car

We've been looking at the 'hot spots' in the week when you're most likely to sell your car quickly. And, for dealers, when the best times are to bid on a nice car. It was so interesting that we've decided to share our findings with the world. Here's a sneak preview of our story that will be shared with the media any day soon. [caption id="attachment_1441" align="aligncenter" width="169"] Selling...

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