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Do you have information about Volume of used cars available in each of the European markets? Also, Size of Parc by brand within the different regional markets.

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Thank you for submitting your question.  To answer you, we researched the keywords “Pre owned Cars in European market.”  We found the following reports that may be useful for you.

Report 1: Used Cars –From Outside to Market Driver:  Moto Vehicle in Europe, Amazon Web Services, Jan 2009

This report discusses used cars specifically as a growth market in Europe as a result of the high technical quality of today’s vehicles and the large supply of relatively new used cars. This report also discusses how European dealers are focusing enough on this market, which has a potentially lucrative segment of 3-8 year old cars.

“Growth market: used cars The European used-car business is a growth market. Given the quality of the vehicles and the huge supply of relatively new cars from commercial businesses, used cars are a true alternative to new cars” (pg 16)

Used-car sales in Europe are three times as high as new-car sales” (pg 17).

— Used Cars –From Outside to Market Driver:  Moto Vehicle in Europe, Amazon Web Services, Jan 2009

 

Report 2: The Broad View:  Motor Vehicle market in the UK and Europe, University of Buckingham, March 2013

This report shows 0-5 year car parcs for different European countries and 28 different brands including BMW, Ford, Mazda, Toyota and all of the other main vehicles brands worldwide

This report also shows the car parc average age from 2000-2011 in the UK and estimated through 2015.

“Figure 20 shows the average age of cars in the parc, which had fallen to a 14-year low of 6.69 years in 2004, climbed to 7.44 at the end of 2011 – the highest figure on record” (pg 21).

— The Broad View:  Motor Vehicle market in the UK and Europe, University of Buckingham, March 2013

This report has a chart of the new and used car volumes from 2000-2012 in the UK.

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