BCA stages first dedicated ULEZ LCV sale

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019   |   Author: Sean Keywood

BCA business development director for commercial vehicles Jon Gilbert

Auction firm BCA has sold 148 LCVs at an event specifically for vehicles compliant with the new London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

A mix of Euro 6 diesel and electric hybrid vehicles were on offer, including short-, medium- and long-wheelbase panel vans, Lutons, tippers, flatbeds and car-derived models.

The ULEZ comes into force on 8 April, and will charge non-Euro 6 diesel vans and non-Euro 4 petrol vans £12.50 per day to enter.

BCA says the average sale value was in excess of 104% of Cap Clean.

It plans a second ULEZ sale – to be held like the first one at its Blackbushe site – on 14 May.

BCA business development director for commercial vehicles Jon Gilbert 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.

“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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