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December 16, 2015 - Industry News

Subaru Earns Best Resale Brand Award

Photo of 2016 Subaru Forester by Vince Taroc.

Subaru, Lexus, General Motors, and Tesla earned top honors or recognition for 2016 models in Kelley Blue Book's annual forecast of the vehicles with the best retained value after a five-year ownership period.

Tags: Residual Values, Kelley Blue Book, Awards

December 10, 2015 - Industry News

Heavier Depreciation Pushes Values Lower in November

Photo of 2010-MY Dodge Dakota via IIHS.

Used vehicles depreciated 2.8% in November during a month that typically sees higher depreciation as vehicles lose greater value toward the end of the year, reports Black Book.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Mid-Size Pickups, Compact Vans

December 3, 2015 - Industry News

FLD Inc. Promotes Miller to CFO

FLD Inc. has announced the promotion of Rita Miller to chief financial officer. Miller joined the remarketing company in 2008.

Tags: FLD, C-Suite, Promotions

November 23, 2015 - Industry News

Liquid Motors Launches FMC Remarketing Service


Liquid Motors launches a fleet marketing service to help fleet management companies provide upstream remarketing to their customers.

Tags: Carfax, Liquid Motors, Upstream Remarketing, Fleet Management Companies

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Full-Size Vans Bolster October Depreciation

Photo of 2013 Chevrolet Express courtesy of GM.

Full-size cargo and passenger vans logged the least amount of depreciation in October and with pickups bolstered the used vehicle market, which saw a sharp increase from September, according to Black Book.

Tags: Depreciation, Cargo Vans, Black Book, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans

November 9, 2015 - Industry News

Fleets Not Eligible for VW Diesel Goodwill Payments

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has launched a "TDI Goodwill Program" to offer compensation to owners of its diesel-powered vehicles, but commercial fleets won't be eligible for the program.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines, VW Diesel Scandal

October 13, 2015 - Industry News

Volkswagen Diesels Showing Higher Depreciation

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's diesel models have lost their value in the auction lanes at a much sharper rate than comparable gasoline models since revelations came to light that the company had included a software cheat in the vehicles to beat emissions tests.

Tags: Depreciation, Volkswagen, VW Diesel Scandal, Black Book

October 12, 2015 - Industry News

September Depreciation Flat, Truck Segments Show Strength

Photo of 2014 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.

Used vehicles sold at auction declined 1.5% in value in September — a depreciation pace relatively unchanged from August — in a month that saw relative strength in some truck segments and compact cars continue their slide, according to Black Book.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Large SUVs, Compact Cars, Auctions, Used Vehicles

September 15, 2015 - Industry News

NextGear Capital Launches in Ireland

This expansion is the result of the Cox Automotive company's rapid success of its UK stock funding program and the positive economic outlook for Ireland.

Tags: Ireland, NextGear Capital

September 10, 2015 - Industry News

Mid-Size SUVs Lead August Depreciation

Photo of Chevrolet Traverse courtesy of GM.

Mid-size SUVs from the 2010 to 2014 model years recorded the highest depreciation in August, slipping 3 percent from July to $18,650, while compact pickups increased in value during the month, according to Black Book.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Mid-Size SUVs

September 8, 2015 - Global News

Copart Relocates Regional Office to Dubai Industrial City

Copart, Inc., an online vehicle auction company, has announced the opening of its new corporate regional headquarters for the Middle East.

Tags: Remarketing, Copart, Dubai

August 21, 2015 - Industry News

Used Vehicle Sales Strengthening, Edmunds Says

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Certified pre-owned vehicle sales accounted for 22.7 percent of used sales by dealers, setting a record for a single quarter, according to a report by Edmund' Overall, the sale of used vehicles came in strong in the second quarter of 2015 at approximately $9.6 million, growing at a 5.1 percent year-over-year.

Tags: Used Vehicle Sales, CPO, Edmunds, Light-Duty Trucks

August 18, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Sets 2016 Tacoma Pricing

Photo of 2016 Tacoma SR5 Access Cab courtesy of Toyota.

The third-generation 2016 Toyota Tacoma base model SR will carry a retail price of $24,200 when it arrives at dealer lots in the middle of September for about a $3,000 increase over the outgoing model.

Tags: Toyota, Toyota Tacoma, 2016-MY, Mid-Size Pickups

August 12, 2015 - Industry News

Trucks, SUVs Top July Retention Value

Photo of 2014 Expedition courtesy of Ford.

Trucks and SUVs logged the strongest resale value during July in a month that saw lighter depreciation of 1.3 percent for 2010-2014 model year vehicles, according to Black Book.

Tags: Black Book, Depreciation, Used Vehicle Sales

August 12, 2015 - Press Release

AFC Hires Director of Business Development


In his new role, Waltz will assist AFC in building upon inventory financing opportunities in specialty segments such as RV, powersports, rental, and commercial truck.

Tags: Automotive Finance Corporation, New Hire

August 7, 2015 - Global News

Carpages Partners with Carfax Canada

Now, car buyers get complimentary Carfax Vehicle History Reports from subscribing dealers included with their inventory on

Tags: Canada, Carfax, Dealers

August 5, 2015 - Industry News

EVs Facing Heavier Depreciation Than Gasoline Counterparts

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Mainstream electric vehicles (EV) are depreciating much faster than their gas sister models, according to new data from Black Book.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Black Book, Depreciation, Resale Value

July 7, 2015 - Industry News

Compact SUVs Bolster June Depreciation, Small Cars Slump

Photo of 2012-2014 Camry courtesy of Toyota.

Smaller cars showed the highest depreciation levels in June, while SUVs, pickups, and vans showed relative strength in a used-car market that's now tilted toward larger, less fuel efficient vehicles.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Compact SUVs, Subcompact Cars

July 1, 2015 - Press Release

Vehicle Shipper MetroGistics Hires EVP


Vehicle shipper MetroGistics has hired David R. Larson as executive vice president for business development and sales partner. In this new position, Larson will help the company grow its business on multiple fronts.

Tags: MetroGistics, Vehicle Logistics, New Hire

June 22, 2015 - Industry News

Large Fleets Driving Strong Used Class 3-8 Sales

Photo of 2011 Ram 3500 via Wikimedia.

Overall, used GVW 3-8 transactions from March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015 accounted for 51.7 percent of total GVW 3-8 transactions in the U.S. market.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 3, IHS Automotive, Used Trucks

June 18, 2015 - Industry News Names 2015 Best Retained Value Winners

Toyota vehicles were named as the Best Retained Value among automotive brands in 2015 in the non-luxury category, has announced.

Tags: Toyota, Residual Values, Acura, Awards, Edmunds

June 12, 2015 - Executive Fleet News

Lincoln to Discontinue MKS Sedan

Photo of 2015 MKS courtesy of Lincoln.

Lincoln plans to cease production of the full-size sedan, which shares its platform with the Ford Taurus, in 2016.

Tags: Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, 2016-MY, Luxury Sedans, Lincoln Continental, Discontinued Vehicles

June 11, 2015 - Industry News

Compact Pickups Bolster May Depreciation

Photo of 2012-2015 Tacoma courtesy of Toyota.

The average price of a used vehicle from the 2009 to 2013 model years fell 1.2 percent in May with several truck and van segments registering positive gains from April, according to Black Book.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Trends, Pickup Trucks, Full-Size Vans

June 3, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Donates Transit Vans to Red Cross Fleet

Photo of American Red Cross Transit courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Company Fund has donated five Ford Transit vans to the American Red Cross to add to the company's fleet of more than 3,000 vans that support disaster relief.

Tags: Ford Transit, American Red Cross, Emergency Response Vehicles, Disaster Relief, Non-Profit Fleets

May 28, 2015 - Industry News

J.D. Power to Acquire NADA's Used Car Guide

J.D. Power and the National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA) have announced an agreement under which J.D. Power will acquire NADA’s Used Car Guide business. The transaction is expected to close early in the third quarter of 2015.

Tags: J.D. Power, NADA, Used Vehicles

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