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BCA’s first dedicated ULEZ sale shows demand for Euro 6-compliant vehicles

BCA has staged its first-ever Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) sale, showing strong demand for Euro 6-compliant vehicles ahead of the April launch of the London ULEZ.

The event saw 148 vehicles sold for an average value in excess of 104% of CAP Clean, with one vendor achieving an average of 113% of CAP Clean

Held at BCA Blackbushe on 12th March, the multi-vendor event featured only Euro 6 compliant or electric/hybrid commercial vehicles that can enter the Ultra Low Emission Zone without charge. This included SWB, MWB and LWB panel vans, Lutons, tippers, flatbeds and car-derived models, with competitive bidding reported across the board.

A total of 148 vehicles were sold at the event for an average value in excess of 104% of CAP Clean, with one vendor achieving an average of 113% of CAP Clean.

On the back of strong feedback from buyers and sellers alike, BCA has committed to a second ULEZ Sale at BCA Blackbushe on Tuesday 14th May.

Jon Gilbert, business development director commercial vehicles at BCA, said: “This unique event offered LCV buyers and operators a wide variety of ULEZ-compliant vehicles to meet a diverse range of requirements. Buyers could bid with confidence because they knew every vehicle had been fully checked by BCA for Euro 6 compliance pre-sale.”

Gilbert added: “The demand for Euro 6 is growing and this will increase when the London ULEZ goes live in April. Several major buyers attending the sale confirmed that they only retail Euro 6-compliant vehicles and, as a result, found the event exceptionally useful.”

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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