For over 70 years, we have been bringing buyers & vendors together
BCA across Europe
Starting in 1946 as Southern Counties Car Auctions, we were one of the first companies to let people across the UK buy and sell a wide range of cars at auction. At our first auction we sold 14 cars.
Today, British Car Auctions is part of BCA Marketplace plc, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange.
We sell more than one million vehicles annually and are Europe’s largest vehicle remarketing company.
We are managing used car sales around 50 centres across 10 countries: UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Italy, Sweden.
BCA in France
In France, the BCA subsidiary organizes and manages online sales and has 8 logistical hubs to store vehicles in Paris-Mitry Mory (77), Lille-Bouchain (59), Nantes-Aéroport (44), Lyon-Corbas (69), Nîmes-Garons (30), Marseille-Vitrolles (13) and Toulouse-Castelnau (31).
Vehicles for sales come from dealer trade-in, finance and leasing houses, rental companies, manufacturers, fleet operators and administrations among others.
Our buying customers (only professional of the automotive market) take advantage of a wide offer and numerous services: an European used car stock, more than 15 sales a week at auctions or fixed price, purchase by unit, a dedicated sale contact, purchases and documents history, delivery offer and claim management among others.
Our selling customers find in BCA an expert in used car remarketing: online quotation (MarketPrice), vehicle collection at BCA hubs, vehicle inspection and preparation, online sale, reporting and council.