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Arval Trading Open Auctions : How does it work ?

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Arval Trading Open Auctions : How does it work ?

Published on April 18, 2019

Whether you are already an Arval Trading partner or you plan to become one, you may know that we offer you 3 different ways  to buy our cars :  Among these three choices, there is one we would like to highlight today. Open Auctions, made to win If you want to have access to  good deals and keep an eye on your competitors offers , you should probably go for an open auctions.  Make a bid, and outbid your competitors offers to be the highest bidder at the end of the auction. That's all. You can even  specify your...

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

Published on April 02, 2019

In order to help you find what's the trend here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the last month :

Source : Arval Trading 

01/04/2019

Arval spreads Arval Active Link

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Arval spreads Arval Active Link

Published on February 15, 2019

Do you know Arval Active Link ? It's a service which includes  the telematics technology  into the leased cars. This system offers to any company  that leases Arval cars a platform  to follow the vehicle's activity. Whether the car may be in good shape or needs a reviewing, the company will know it and can, therefore, warn the driver to fix the vehicle.  The in-vehicle telematics have several advantages.  It enables to prevent the car from damages as the company knows everything about the it's performance and...

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

Published on February 01, 2019

In order to help you find what's working, here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the last month : 

Source : Arval Trading 

31/01/2019

Piotr tells you about his job at Arval Trading

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Piotr tells you about his job at Arval Trading

Published on January 22, 2019

Hello, my name is Piotr I’m working at Arval Trading’s sourcing department as a senior sourcer. Sourcing is a key pillar since we select the vehicles that we will show you on MotorTrade: our unique marketplace with cars from more than 12 countries! My daily task is to choose the cars from each country that will match your needs. As I am a former account manager I have an expertise in pricing the vehicles which helps you placing your bids. Another part of my job is after-sales related. Our team treat the claims with...

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Top of the year in Arval Trading

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Top of the year in Arval Trading

Published on December 27, 2018

In order to help you find what's working, here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the year 2018 : 

 

Find also some of the exceptional models that you purchased !

 

Source : Arval Trading

26/12/2018

 

Arval Trading wishes you a Merry Christmas !

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Arval Trading wishes you a Merry Christmas !

Published on December 25, 2018

JoyeuxNoël ! Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia ! Feliz navidad ! Frohe Weinacht ! Buon natale ! Feliz Natal ! Счастливого Рождества ! Srećan Božić ! أعيادا سعيدة ! Prettige Kerstdagen ! Crăciun fericit ! Linksmų Kalėdų ! Vesel božič !

Winter closures of storage places

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Winter closures of storage places

Published on December 18, 2018

As the end of the year is coming with all its holidays, some storage places will close for a few days . Be aware to avoid these days if you want to take your purchase at these parks.  Your transports also might be impacted by these closures. Here are the ones which will be closed : * TEA  Fleury / Satas Neuvy  - 24/12 & 31/12 : closing at 16:30 **TEA : La Norville, Corbas - 24/12 & 31/12 : closing at 15:00 *** Graz : 27/12 to 28/12 & 02/01 to 04/01 : opening 07:00 - 15:30 Yet, Arval Trading remains open on this...

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

Published on December 13, 2018

In order to help you find what's working, here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the last month : 

Source : Arval Trading

04/12/2018

Brace your car, winter is coming

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Brace your car, winter is coming

Published on December 11, 2018

It is known that two-wheel drive SUVs present lots of advantages. If they look sportier than traditional family hatchbacks, some drivers think they have a greater degree of capability than a normal car on snow and ice. However, this is not necessarily true and the risk is that these drivers can be tempted to tackle conditions that they would never consider in a normal car.  "There is very much a gap between the driver's perception of their vehicle and the reality" Head of consulting at Arval, Shaun Sadlier, said. He added " Driving in poor...

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Volkswagen back on its throne

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Volkswagen back on its throne

Published on December 06, 2018

European market of new car decreased again in October as sales in lightweight fell by 7.3%. Even though WLTP norm remains the number 1 reason of these losses, some companies have come to meet with success again. By the way this decrease is yet lighter than in September (-23.5%). PSA who anticipated the new norm got positive results in sales of Peugeot (+2.2%) and Citroën (+4.7%).  The group even passed over Volkswagen in October on the European market. But the German brand who sold about 225,415 vehicles last month came back on its throne. However...

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About your markets

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About your markets

Published on December 04, 2018

 If the market of new cars in some countries such as France (-12.8%) or Germany (-30%) decreased between September 2017 and September 2018, the used car market remains strong with a high demand . Figures from Arval Trading are here to testify with a growth of 13% in its sales of used cars in 2018.  French buyers are seeking for a recent and high-hand product. Indeed we can see that the market in second hand cars aged of 2 to 4 years is increasing by 7.1% on the same period while vehicles aged of 5 to 6 years are falling by 10.1%.   Historical market with...

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Best sellers of the year

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Best sellers of the year

Published on November 29, 2018

First semester of 2018 has passed and figures of the greatest success in car industry arrived. Figures of Ivonev are clear : Among the 25 models the most sold in the world in the first half of the year, we count 10 SUV , 11 sedan cars, 1 minivan and 3 pickup trucks . Here you can find the top 3 of the best success in 2018 from January to June : The first SUV to come in the rank is the Volkswagen Tiguan (5th place with 410,000 units sold) followed by the Toyota Rav 4 (396,000), Nissan X-Trail and Rogue (392,000 units). Then comes the Honda CR-V with 340,000 models...

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New names for petrol pump labels in EU

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New names for petrol pump labels in EU

Published on November 27, 2018

If you're taking the road on this October, you might notice that some gas stations have change the names of their petrol pump labels. This is indeed following a new rule coming from the EU and taking effect this month. This law was made to standardize the names into the community.  From now on, Diesel will be identified with the letter "B" followed by a number, 7 or 10, corresponding to the fuel you need (7% biodesel or 10% biodiesel). Unleaded 95 and 98 will be replaced by the letter "E" and 5 or 10 (E5 / E10). Synthetic...

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About the European Certificate of Origin

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About the European Certificate of Origin

Published on November 22, 2018

As you know, the Customs' requirements for European Certificate of Origin are very strict. The documents must respect international rules both in terms of form and substance . Only a document with a specific wording is complying. The formalism is also very important. We would like to attract your attention to the fact that some European companies can provide a non complying document for European origin of vehicles.  Its is important to know that Customs may control the export/import formalities even a few years after the purchasing date of the vehicle.  As...

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WLTP : what is it ?

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WLTP : what is it ?

Published on November 20, 2018

You may have heard about the WLTP norm which arrived after the "Dieselgate" . We know that it is made to avoid cheating on CO2 tests made by manufacturers but how these new tests will be done ? Firstly, the "Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure" is taking effect to replace the old NEDC  for the reasons we know. From now on and like before, a part of the testing procedure will be made in a laboratory on roller benches. But some things in the procedure are changing :  Temperature at the start : from 14°C (20-30°C before)...

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Jim tells you about his job at Arval Trading

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Jim tells you about his job at Arval Trading

Published on November 15, 2018

Hi, my name is Jim I'm working at Arval Trading's business development department.  I and my colleagues of the department are in charge of seeking new markets and new customers in whole Europe and also in the rest of the world. We help new car dealers to make their first purchases in order to let them grow faster and better and begin a long term relationship . Thanks to our customer centered organization we offer a personnalized approach to each new person. Everyday I am in contact with automotive professionals that would like to get access to Arval...

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Renault' success on small cars

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Renault' success on small cars

Published on November 13, 2018

Surprise ! On the 9 first months of the year, the model the most sold by Renault in the world is not Clio IV but Sandero , model of its Dacia brand. Renault sold this year more than 350,000 units of its low cost car made in Romania, Russia, Morocco, Iran, Algeria, Colombia, Brasil, Argentina and Colombia. 45% were sold in Europe. To compare, Renault sold 315,000 Clio IV (296,000 last year over the same period) but 80% of them were purchased in Europe. Following these best sellers, we can find Dacia Duster (261,000 units sold) and Renault Captur (243,000...

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Market of Diesel still growing in Europe

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Market of Diesel still growing in Europe

Published on November 08, 2018

It is a fact that since the "Dieselgate", cars fueled with Diesel may not have the success they might had a few months and years ago in Western Europe. But it is not the case for every country in Europe. Indeed the market of diesel cars is even growing and estimated to 43 millions of cars on our continent. Some countries such as Poland and Bulgaria still keep a high demand for these cars. Last year, more than third of the 100,000 cars Bulgaria imported from EU countries were diesel cars. Poland imported 350,000 old diesel cars in 2017 for a total of 850,000 cars...

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

Published on November 06, 2018

In order to help you find what's working, here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the last 2 months : 

Exceptional sales on Arval Trading : 

- BMW Serie 7(G11/G12)

- Audi Q7 (4M)

 

Source : Arval Trading

24/10/2018

Paris Motor Show remains the number 1

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Paris Motor Show remains the number 1

Published on November 01, 2018

After 10 days full of shows, visits and purchases, it was time for the Paris Motor Show to close its doors on the 14th of October. It is now time for the brands to make their appraisal.  With more than 1 million of visitors , the "Mondial de l'Auto" remains the most visited car exhibition of the world. And this has a price for the brands : Until 5 millions euros to pay for a stand.   But this price was rapidly profitable for some brands such as Renault. The French manufacturer has established a new record at the show with a car sold every 5 minutes !...

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Save money, buy used cars

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Save money, buy used cars

Published on October 30, 2018

A recent report made by the site  Edmunds.com  perfectly shows one of the best reason to choose used cars for your clients instead of new ones : The price. And more than that, the savings they will make in choosing 3 years old cars .  The reports says that, in average, buying a 3 y.o used car will make you save $13,339 over the same, but new, model of car. The reason why these recent cars have low prices is that the large supply of cars aged 3 coming off lease is making the prices on the market falling. Leasing is today ruling the market and the...

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Used cars take the lead in France

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Used cars take the lead in France

Published on October 25, 2018

New cars are not subjects of desire anymore for French people. As their habits change, the market evolves. French people drive every year less and less kilometers , 100km less in average and as their power of purchase is decreasing while the prices of new cars are skyrocketing (increasing faster than the inflation), second hand cars become their first choice. The average price for a new car today in France is up to 27,000 euros. It is even higher in Germany with a price higher than 30,000 euros . With new technologies coming on cars to make their prices huge, young adults...

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German market of new cars falling by 30% due to WLTP

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German market of new cars falling by 30% due to WLTP

Published on October 23, 2018

Germany has known a big fall in its market of new cars in September. According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) 200,000 vehicles were sold over that month , which represents a decrease of 30% compared to the same period last year.  The main reason for KBA is the new WLTP certification taking that took effect on September 1st. This certification was made in Europe to have a better control on testing procedures as the previous NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) was actually hiding 42% of the real gasoline consumption , helped by some car manufacturers. If...

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How do we sell our used cars?

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How do we sell our used cars?

Published on October 18, 2018

Once you are registered to our platform Motortrade, three options will be given to you for your used car purchases. These were created to give you the choice depending on your preferences. Blind Auction : purchase of vehicle on auctions, in this case you can’t see the other buyers’ offers. Benefit from our experts’ advice ! Open Auction : purchase of vehicle on auctions, in this case you can see the other buyers’ offers. Buy Now : purchase of vehicle at the indicated price. Sales available 24/7.

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Which cars are the most popular in Europe ?

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Which cars are the most popular in Europe ?

Published on October 16, 2018

Which cars were the most sold in Europe on the first semester of 2018 ?  Croatia : Renault Clio takes the lead in 2018 with more than 2000 units sold. It is followed by Skoda Octavia and Volkswagen Polo. France : Clio IV / Peugeot 208 and 3008 to complete this very french podium. Romania : Local production is pushed with Dacia Logan, Duster and Sandero, all taking the lead. Slovenia : The same leader as for its Croatian neighbour with Clio, followed by Volkswagen Golf. Portugal : Clio really makes the difference in the countries of this list. It...

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How do we work for you ?

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How do we work for you ?

Published on October 11, 2018

At Arval Trading, we pay attention to your satisfaction. That is why we created a new way of working all together , mixing our different services around one table. The goal : Be faster and make sure to cooperate and share informations in order to keep our clients quickly delivered . Discover our Account team , told by those who are daily working in it, by clicking down below on the Youtube link ▼ Arval Trading - Account team 26/09/2018

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PSA plans to produce 208 next generation in Slovakia

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PSA plans to produce 208 next generation in Slovakia

Published on October 09, 2018

French PSA factory located in Poissy will soon have to leave the production of its famous Peugeot 208. Indeed, as it was already the case for some parts of the car, the next generation of 208 will be fully made in the Trvana factory (Slovakia). The car is expected for 2019. Poissy factory which was working overcapacity for the past years will now be dedicated to the production of DS3 only, before to welcome the next compact SUV of Peugeot. As the DS brand is planning to go on full electric sooner or later, Poissy was chosen to become in the next years the first electrified...

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

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Top of the month in Arval Trading

Published on October 04, 2018

In order to help you find what's working, here is Arval Trading top 3 of the cars we exported over the last 2 months :  Exceptional sales on Arval Trading  :  -   Maserati Ghibli (model of 2013) -   Jaguar F-Pace (2015) -   Tesla Model S (2012)   Source : Arval Trading (photo : Tesla) 25/09/2018

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Renault expects Russia to become its main market

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Renault expects Russia to become its main market

Published on October 02, 2018

With the recent great results of Avtovaz, owned by the French Company, Renault can expect a bright future in Russia. Indeed, the historical Russian has recorded an impressive growth of its operational margin since 2016 and its negative -8.8% margin. First half year of 2018 saw the brand reaching 5.4%. New products and markets such as Belarus and Kazakhstan which were forfotten by Lada in the past years until now may be seen as the consequences of the Avtovaz revival. Russia represents now for Renault an opportunity to increase its figures abroad and estimates that the...

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My used car journey with Arval Trading

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My used car journey with Arval Trading

Published on September 27, 2018

Where does my car come from ? What's its journey ?

From the Motortrade platform where you chose your purchase to the arrival of the car into your shop, discover everything you wondered through this quick video made by Arval Trading by clicking on the Youtube link below. ↓

Arval Trading - Used car journey

24/09/2018

Volkswagen : Great results, strong leader

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Volkswagen : Great results, strong leader

Published on September 25, 2018

As the European market share of cars increased by 2.7% on the first half of 2018, Volkswagen followed this trend and saw its share reaching 11.4% (+0.7pts compared to H1 2017) making the company the leader of the market this year again in Europe. The German brand may have known great issues in its "Dielselgate" , these figures are not giving hope to its competitors. Indeed these results represent its highest H1 over the last 20 years.   All of this may be the consequences of the new born T-Roc which have known a great success since its arrival on the...

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Storage Places Closure - May & June 2018

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Storage Places Closure - May & June 2018

Published on April 27, 2018

During the months of May and June 2018, some of our storage places will be closed for a couple of days.

Please pay attention to these dates and adapt your transport organisation according to the closure planning.

Used Cars from Arval UK

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Used Cars from Arval UK

Published on February 27, 2018

DON'T FORGET THE LISTS FROM UK EVERY DAY DURING THE AFTERNOON !

CLOSING TIMES: 1 pm. - 4 pm. - 4:30 pm.

GO TO MOTORTRADE     CONTACT US

Marie-Alice tells you about her job at Arval Trading

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Marie-Alice tells you about her job at Arval Trading

Published on July 01, 2017

Hello, my name is Marie-Alice. I am responsible for managing the Back Office at Arval Trading, along with its five staff members. The back office is the entry and exit point for all documents related to vehicle registration. When you make a purchase on Motortrade => Motortrade links up with our follow-up software: Atrade. We can see if documents have been received in real time, and whether they are ready to be sent out or have already been sent out. Since we are in direct contact with our subsidiaries, we can ensure that documents have been received from each...

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New information concerning COCs

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New information concerning COCs

Published on June 02, 2017

Dear Arval Trading partner,

From now on, June 1st 2017, Arval Trading will stop providing COCs. You will not be able to order COCs on MotorTrade anymore. 

Arval Trading will still deliver COCs for most vehicles coming from Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and The Netherlands.

If you need more information, do not hesitate to contact your sales contact.

Thank you for your understanding.

Best Regards,

Arval Trading Team

New Phone Number for Transport Department

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New Phone Number for Transport Department

Published on October 15, 2016

We are glad to inform you that from now on you can contact our transport department directly on the:

+33 (0)4 50 05 83 87