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July 5, 2012 - Industry News

Tips for Selling Used Hybrids & Other Alt-Fuel Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA – Fleet remarketing experts will share industry best practices on how to get the most money for your used green vehicles at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.

Tags: Remarketing, Best Practices, Resale Value, Green Fleet Conference

June 19, 2012 - Industry News Predicts Impact of 10 Cars Being Discontinued in 2012

IRVINE, CA – Kelley Blue Book announced a list of 10 vehicles being discontinued after the 2012 model-year and the impact of the outgoing model.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book, 2012-MY, Discontinued Vehicles

June 12, 2012 - Industry News

Black Book Says Seasonal Drop in Resale Values on the Horizon

TORRANCE, CA - Automotive Fleet magazine spoke with Black Book's Ricky Beggs about the factors driving the seasonal change in resale values, including which segments are holding strong and which are losing value.

Tags: Resale Value, Black Book, Ricky Beggs, CAFE Standards

May 7, 2012 - Industry News

Strong Used-Vehicle Demand Created Opportunities for Fleets, According to PHH Arval

SPARKS, MD – At a recent NAFA Fleet Management Association meeting, PHH Arval remarketing manager said the current use- vehicle market is strong, which opens the opportunity to reduce costs.

Tags: PHH Arval, Associations

April 9, 2012 - Industry News

Four-Cylinder & Fuel-Efficient Cars 'Hot Items' in Used-Vehicle Market


GAINESVILLE, GA - Four-cylinder and fuel-efficient cars are “a hot item,” while more times than not, the reports included a comment that “the [used-vehicle] market is still strong.”

March 23, 2012 - Industry News

KBB Says Used Compact Car and Hybrid Values Heading Upward

IRVINE, CA - Kelley Blue Book stated that although values of compacts only increased 0.4% for most of February, during the last week of that month their values jumped 1.3%.

Tags: Residual Values, Kelley Blue Book, Used Vehicles, compact car, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

March 15, 2012 - Industry News

Remarketer & Consignor of the Year Announced at CAR 2012

TORRANCE, CA - Bobit Business Media and Vehicle Remarketing magazine announced the recipients of the 2012 Remarketer of the Year and Consignor of the Year awards at the Conference of Automotive Remarketing.

Tags: Consignor of the Year, Remarketer of the Year, Conference of Automotive Remarketing

February 23, 2012 - Industry News

J.D. Power and Associates Study: MY-2009 Vehicles Exhibit High Quality, Ongoing Dependability

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — MY-2009 one of the toughest years in automotive history have exhibited strong quality, translating into ongoing dependability. This was the conclusion of J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).

Tags: Toyota, Hyundai, Lexus, Nissan, J.D. Power, Ford, Vehicle Dependability Study, 2009-MY

February 16, 2012 - Industry News

Thermo Fisher Realizes Premium in 2011 From Short-Cycling Leased Vehicles

WALTHAM, MA – Due to a strong residual market in 2011, Thermofisher’s Global Sr. Category Leader for Fleet & Indirect Services, Rick Odell, C.P.M., told Automotive Fleet that his group was able to short-cycle 350 leases in 2011, generating a 10- to 20-percent premium over the expected residual values.

Tags: Leasing, Remarketing, Residual Values, Short Cycling, Thermo Fisher Scientific

February 14, 2012 - Industry News

Kelley Blue Book Names Jared Rowe as New President

Jared Rowe.

IRVINE, CA - IRVINE, CA – Kelley Blue Book (KBB) announced it named’s Vice President Jared Rowe has been named the new president of Kelley Blue Book. Rowe's most recent role was as vice president of product management for in Atlanta, Ga.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book, Personnel personals

February 10, 2012 - Industry News

Manheim Unveils Simulcast Everywhere

ATLANTA - Manheim unveiled Simulcast Everywhere on Feb. 4, a digital auction platform that brings the auction to the car, anywhere in the world, with live auctioneer-led sales.

Tags: Manheim, Manheim Simulcast

February 10, 2012 - Industry News

2012 CAR Conference: Early Bird Registration Expires Feb. 13

TORRANCE, CA - Register for the 2012 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) by Monday, February 13, to save $100 on your Full Conference Pass! The 2012 CAR Conference is held March 14-15 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Tags: Conference of Automotive Remarketing

February 10, 2012 - Industry News

Used Car Market Report Shows Increase in Auction Prices for Midsize Cars

ATLANTA -According to the recently published Manheim Used Car Market Report, mileage- and seasonally adjusted auction prices for end-of-service midsize cars and pickup trucks reached an all-time high in April 2011.

Tags: Manheim

February 6, 2012 - Industry News

Manheim Says Commercial Fleet Vehicle Purchases Up 16% in 2011

ATLANTA – Manheim Consulting released its Used Car Market Report (UCMR) for 2011. The report cites new vehicle purchases by commercial and government fleets as well as remarketing trends for both.

Tags: Government Fleets, Manheim, Commercial Fleets, Auctions, Used Vehicle Values

January 20, 2012 - Industry News

ADESA Customers Now Have Access to OPENLANE Inventory

CARMEL, IN - Just months after announcing the acquisition of OPENLANE, ADESA has already launched a single-sign on function on


January 13, 2012 - Industry News

New Sales Rep Named for Brasher's Auction

Brasher's YouTube Video.

SAN JOSE, CA - Brasher's San Jose Auto Auction announced that Shelly Frank has been hired as its Northern California sales representative.

January 13, 2012 - Industry News

ADESA Phoenix Hosts Legendary Sales Week in Partnership with Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

L to R: Gary Bennett, vice president of consignment for Barrett-Jackson; Doug Shore, regional business manager for ADESA; Mike Russo, general manager of ADESA Phoenix; Tom Caruso, President and CEO of ADESA; Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson

CARMEL, IN - As part of ADESA's strategic alliance with Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, ADESA Phoenix will host its 2nd Annual Legendary Sales Week, Jan. 16-Jan. 20.

Tags: ADESA, Barrett-Jackson, Auctions

December 9, 2011 - Industry News

Vote for the 2012 Consignor of the Year

TORRANCE, CA - Bobit Business Media and Vehicle Remarketing magazine will present its annual award for Consignor of the Year at the Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR 2012) at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Please vote today! The ballot closes Friday, January 27.

Tags: Consignor of the Year, Conference of Automotive Remarketing

December 9, 2011 - Industry News

ADESA Strengthens Service Offerings with CarsArrive Integration

CARMEL, IN - ADESA announced it is integrating its physical ADESA auction locations with CarsArrive. CarsArrive is a subsidiary of OPENLANE that ADESA also acquired in the acquisition.

Tags: ADESA, CarsArrive, KAR Auction Services

November 30, 2011 - Industry News

Toyota Takes KBB’s Title for 2012 Best Resale Value Brand

Every year Kelly Blue Book announces the “Best Resale Value Awards” for the best overall brand, luxury brand and vehicles by category.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book, Resale Value

November 18, 2011 - Industry News

ALG Announces Annual Residual Value Award Winners

SANTA BARBARA, CA – ALG announced its 13th Annual Residual Value Awards, which honor vehicles in specific segments that the company predicts will retain the highest percentage off MSRP after a three-year period.

Tags: Residual Values, ALG, Residual Value Awards

November 10, 2011 - Industry News

Kelley Blue Book to Provide Regional, Weekly Used-Car Values

IRVINE, CA – Kelley Blue Book (KBB) announced it will provide weekly used-car information for 51 regions in the U.S. Used-car values include auction, lending, trade-in, private party, certified pre-owned, and suggested retail.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book, Used Vehicles

October 7, 2011 - Industry News

OPENLANE Appoints Three New Executive Managers

CARMEL, IN - In the U.S., Jason Ferreri is now senior VP in charge of commercial sales. Tim Zierden now has additional responsibilities for OPENLANE's dealer sales, and Trevor Henderson is now the managing director for OPENLANE while retaining his eBusiness and business development responsibilities for ADESA.

Tags: ADESA, OPENLANE, KAR Auction Services

October 3, 2011 - Industry News

ADESA’s Parent Company KAR Auction Services Completes OPENLANE Acquisition

CARMEL, IN - KAR Auction Services' CEO Jim Hallett said the OPENLANE acquisition will further enhance KAR's online service offerings.

Tags: Remarketing, ADESA, OPENLANE, KAR Auction Services

September 23, 2011 - Press Release

Wheels Honors Its Top Remarketers of 2011

CHICAGO, IL - Wheels, Inc. honored its top regional auto auction facilities at an awards ceremony held in Chicago.

Tags: Manheim, ADESA, Carolina Auto Auction, Auctions, Wheels Inc.

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