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Increased salvage transparency from HBC

HBC Auction
HBC's inclusion of the registration number should help checking details.

We have previously mentioned issues concerning the sale of vehicles at auction and what becomes of them many times in the past so it’s good to reports something positive.


Leading auction house, HBC to has taken the lead in improving the transparency of repairable salvage sales by providing the vehicle registration number for all repairable salvage vehicles at auction.

We feel this should give a real benefit as it allows potential customers to check details such as MOT, mileage and category status etc prior to bidding.

MVDA actually proposed this idea over 2 years ago to improve the transparency of salvage vehicles, as a result of concerns about previous total loss status and mileage inconsistencies only becoming apparent after purchase.

Hopefully others will follow suit. Visit HBC’s website here.

November 2016

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