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Used Vehicle Sales Reached 39.2M Last Year

The used-vehicle industry reached a record-breaking 39.2 million in sales in 2017, representing a 1.6% year-over-year increase, according to the latest Used Car Report from Edmunds.

The average sleeper tractor sold at auction in February 2018, J.D. Power found, was 74 months old with 458,697 miles. Photo: Jordon Truck Sales


Used Truck Prices Holding Steady

Used truck prices are holding steady, with supply still dictating pricing. That’s the word from J.D. Power’s Commercial Truck Guidelines for March, which notes that February is the first month in any new year with a high enough volume of used truck auctions to allow analysts to identify market trends.

Photo via Laitr Keiows/Wikimedia.


Auction Values: Spring Selling Boosts Used Cars

The average price of two- to seven-year-old vehicles depreciated less sharply than expected in February due to "a spirited start to the spring selling season" that has boosted prices for used passenger cars, according to Black Book.

Courtesy of Black Book.


Used Cars Continue to Thrive at Auctions

For the sixth week in a row, the car segment has realized lower depreciation than the truck segment, according to Black Book’s March 12 Market Insights report.

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Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.

Courtesy of Copart.


Copart Acquires Finnish Salvage Auction AVK

Salvage auction specialist Copart has acquired Autovahinkokeskus Oy, a salvage auto auction company based in Finland, the company announced.

Jeannie Chiaromonte, VP, national remarketing manager at Bank of America won this year's Consignor of the Year Award, which is sponsored by Bobit Business Media.


2018 Remarketer and Consignor of the Year Named

Tom Caruso, executive vice president at KAR Auction Services received the 2018 Remarketer of the Year Award at the 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing. Jeannie Chiaromonte, VP, national remarketing manager at Bank of America received the 2018 Consignor of the Year Award.

Attendees socialize at the CAR exhibit hall in 2017. Photo: Steve Reed.


Examining Used-Vehicle Data Privacy at CAR

The 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) will be comprised of myriad keynote presentations and industry meetings that touch on pressing topics in vehicle remarketing, including a town hall discussion on how data privacy and cyber security threats are impacting the industry.

Courtesy of Black Book.


Spring Buying Arrives at Auto Auctions

Vehicle depreciation rates were at the lowest levels seen all year last week, as the effects of the spring market demand begin to kick in, according to Black Book’s Feb. 26 Market Insights report.


ARI's COO to Discuss Disruption at Remarketing Conference

Bob White, executive vice president and COO for ARI, will discuss the latest disruptions impacting the remarketing industry at the 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.


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