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Using internet equipment auctions can help you overcome the problems of tight timelines, market value and changing brands, according to the company.

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New-Vehicle Sales Down 2.3% in First Half of 2017

New-vehicle sales through the first six months of 2017 are expected to be down 2.3%, and high quality off-lease vehicles may be part of the reason why, according to Kelley Blue Book.

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Peak SUV: Red-Hot Segment Poised for Slowdown

After five straight years of market-share gains, the SUV segment may be poised for a slowdown, according to a new analysis from Edmunds.


IARA 16th Annual Summer Roundtable Heading to Nashville

IARA will be hosting its 16th Annual Summer Roundtable in Nashville this year. The three-day event will be held at the Hilton Downtown Nashville on Aug. 16-18.

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Wholesale Auction Business Grew 4.6% Last Year

Wholesale auctions sold 9.8 million vehicles worth $100 billion in 2016 with the majority coming from dealer consignment, according to the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA). The association has been surveying its members for 20 years.

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Used Fleet Lease Vehicle Prices Fall in May

Prices consignors booked from off-lease fleet vehicles fell 0.2% in May, but remain up 3.5% from a year ago, Tom Kontos wrote in his monthly Kontos Kommentary.

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Used Vehicle Depreciation Accelerates in May

Used vehicle prices experienced a reversal in May, falling 1.2% from the previous month, according to Black Book.


Used Vehicle Prices Reach Record High, Manheim Says

Wholesale values for used vehicles reach a record-high of 127.9, while new vehicle sales dropped 2% compared to last year.

Black Books' Used Vehicle Retention Index declined 0.7 percent from April to May. Anil Goyal, senior vice president of Automotive Valuation and Analytics for Black Book, predicts further declines in the coming months. Photo courtesy of Merit Mile.


Black Book's Used Vehicle Valuation Index Falls in May

“It is expected that we will see more declines in the Index in the months ahead as we move deeper into the year, particularly driven by softness among car segments,” said Anil Goyal, senior vice president of Automotive Valuation and Analytics for Black Book.

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April Used Prices Rise on Truck Strength, Kontos Says

Average wholesale prices increased in April from March and from a year ago on the strength of truck values, but several benchmark segments in fleet lease sales are showing weakness, said Tom Kontos in his monthly commentary.

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