Manufacturers & Importers

We can help you sell more cars more profitably. With a focus on optimal residual value performance, we work with you on your commercial strategy from before the launch or facelift to the end of commercialisation.

How we can help you

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We give you the data and insight you need to populate the right segment with the right product offering. We support you during the conceptualisation phase, when you design your specification strategy and when you take decisions towards optimised pricing and volume planning.

We help you to reach the total cost of ownership position you require to sell more cars more profitably. We associate residual value forecasts to your vehicle that the industry trusts. You can benchmark residual value performance and track how you compare with the competition.

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Why use Glass’s

Our customers rely on us to help them make the right investment decisions that drive up sales and maximise profits – a 1% increase in residual value has a bottom-line impact of £1m for every 10,000 vehicles sold.

  • See comparisons of total cost of ownership across 11 markets – improve your performance in tenders
  • Embed our data in your in-house systems to help decision making (specification, residual values, forecasts and TCO raw data)
  • Measure your dealer network’s state of health and performance
  • Compare your vehicles across countries using our pan-European data
  • Optimise launch and lifecycle performance of your vehicle with our industry-leading Car To Market approach
  • Foster closer relationships with everyone in your supply chain – and with end customers
  • Use our best-in-class international residual value tracking solutions to stay on top of all trends and identify attractive financial and leasing offers for your vehicles

Six things you gain by monitoring residual values

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Our Solutions

Residual Value Intelligence

Identify used car market trends, maximise revenues and protect profit margins.

Car Cost Expert

Make total cost of ownership competitive and compelling for customers.

Car to Market

A class-leading consultancy focused on the design, build and launch of vehicles.


Purchase, monitor and sell on vehicles more competitively using trusted, vetted data.

Data Solutions

All the data you need throughout the entire lifecycle of a vehicle, on your terms.

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Please note, we only provide subscription services and cannot provide single valuations.

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Please note that we can offer our products and services to business customers only. A Glass’s employee will contact you personally and explain the Glass’s products and services to you. The processing of your personal data is based on Article 6 paragraph 1 point b) and point f) GDPR as described in the Glass’s Privacy Policy.

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Paul Trenfield, Sales Manager, Lyons Holiday Park