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Disposal conversion rates for EVs close to petrol and diesel during 2023

Data taken from our 1link Disposal Network platform over the course of 2023 showed disposal conversion rates for electric vehicles (EVs) were close to their petrol and diesel equivalents and beat plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). In total, 91% of EVs found buyers when made available through trade sales to dealers, compared to 94% for petrol and…
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Fleet data shows that EV tyres are lasting 6,350 miles fewer than petrol or diesel

New data, from our 1link Service Network platform, suggests that tyres fitted to electric vehicles (EVs) are lasting, on average, 6,350 fewer miles than those fitted to petrol or diesel cars. The first tyre change for electric cars is taking place at an average of 17,985 miles and 551 days old, compared to 24,641 miles…
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Epyx: Fleet management

Our new data shows ex-fleet electric vehicles take longer than ICE to sell to dealers

Ex-fleet electric vehicles (EVs) are taking more than twice as long to sell as internal combustion engine (ICE) models, according to our new data, but the situation could change quickly. Data from our 1link Disposal Network platform shows that petrol cars and vans take an average of 10 days to sell, 11 days for diesel…
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Our new report aims to help garages maximise electric vehicle business

Our new report is designed to help garages maximise the amount of electric vehicle (EV) service, maintenance, and repair (SMR) business they win. The Electric Vehicle Network Performance and Opportunities Report (EV NPOR) is compiled specifically for each subscribing business, providing both extensive national data and benchmarking against local garages potentially competing for similar business.…
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What will buyers want from used EVs?

Debbie Fox, commercial director, epyx The used electric vehicle (EV) transition is starting to take measurable effect in fleet remarketing. By the end of July, the number sold year-to-date through 1link Disposal Network had risen by a whopping 728%. It’s important to put this dramatic increase into context – we are talking about hundreds rather…
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Are franchise dealers required more for EV SMR than ICE Vehicles?

The idea that franchise dealers are required more for electric vehicle (EV) service, maintenance and repair (SMR) than their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts is a “myth”, new research shows. Statistics taken from our 1link Service Network platform, used to manage SMR for more than four million company vehicles largely operated by leasing companies, show…
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Data suggests 14% of all fleet cars and vans now electrified

New data from epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles. The figure is taken from our 1link Service Network platform, used by fleets totalling four million vehicles to buy and manage service, maintenance and repair (SMR) from nearly 9,000 franchise dealers, independent garages…
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Finally, it looks as though the BEVs are coming

We have been promised for some time that BEVs – pure battery electric vehicles as opposed to electric hybrids – will soon be making big inroads into fleets. Yet it hasn’t quite transpired so far. However, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reported that BEV sales in July tripled year-on-year. The actual numbers remain…
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