Volkswagen Financial Services UK signs up for Aston Barclay Donington mega auctions

Time 9:27 am, September 21, 2018

VOLKSWAGEN’S UK financial services division is to take over Aston Barclay’s Donington Park Mega Centre for a series of massive sales.

Starting on Friday, October 26, the entire 12-acre site will play host to a dedicated monthly ‘Centre For A Day’ auction until the end of the year.

Each sale will have 300 used cars from across the VW group, representing Volkswagen, Audi and selected Seat and Škoda products. Stock will be typically between two and three years old, with an average of 30,000 miles on the clock.

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) sales feature a range of product types, from voluntary terminations to ex-contract hire and business use vehicles that may have had multiple users.

Martin Woollam, VWFS general manager of remarketing, said: ‘Donington Park is the perfect location to host three superb sales due to its leading performance, exceptional location and great levels of care that the Aston Barclay team show to both vendors and buyers.’

Neil Hodson, Aston Barclay’s chief executive, said: ‘We’re delighted to welcome VWFS to our Donington Park sales programme, and the team are excited at the excellent cross-section of stock that VWFS will offer during their sales.

‘We are seeing increasing numbers of vendors embracing our revolution of the auction market and recognising the value that our investment in leading technology, our infrastructure and our people generates for both them and our growing buyer base.’

VWFS’s Centre For A Day sales wll also be held on Friday, November 23 and Friday, December 14.

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