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Regular maintenance of the car is needed. By getting it serviced periodically, it will help the movable parts of the car undergo less wear and tear. When a car runs on roads, it just accumulates dust in its various parts. This dust can even go into the movable parts of the engine and can cause considerable damage due to friction. According to the road safety measurement, you should check the tyre…Continue
Added by Evan Javier on February 21, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Here is the latest Used Car Market Report from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. There were definitely some interesting results from the market study and detail analysis. The initial chart I looked at shows the level of change in…Continue
Added by John Sternal on December 16, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments
Here is the latest used car market report from Black Book. It was an interesting week within the auction lanes. As we looked at the commentary provided by the Black Book survey personnel who spend time on the lanes every week, they were pointing out the interest and demand for SUVs and smaller cars. Another pointed out the need for trucks and their limited offerings. A third even mentioned the focus from many buyers the desire to purchase 3 to 4 to 5 year old…Continue
Added by John Sternal on June 4, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments
Kelley Blue Book Research Verifies That Both New and Used Vehicle Shoppers Respond to Actual Photos, Not Stock Photography on Dealer Web Sites
According to a new study conducted by…Continue
Following is this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market. What a variety of comments we received throughout this past week from dealers around the country. From the Pennsylvania market the “demand seemed to be up”, while not too far away geographically at an Indiana auction the feeling was that “prices seem to be dropping”. A Michigan report felt…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 23, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Autoline Discusses State Of The Used Car Market
Check out this week's edition of Autoline with John McElroy, where the current state of the used-car market is discussed. Guests included Steve Finlay of Ward's Auto, Ron MacEachern of The Suburban Collection and Ricky Beggs, Managing Editor of Black Book. Important topics discussed included the impact older-model trade-ins are having on franchise dealers, and their ability to…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 17, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments
Where Are The Most Volatile Prices In The Auto Market?
How was the market this past week? When looking at the car segment activity from Black Book data, the overall segment average change increased over the previous week to -$70. Within the various segments, most were pretty similar to the week before except for the Entry Level Cars (ELC) which had been pretty solid for the previous two weeks but requiring…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 11, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Following is the latest used-car pricing trends from Black Book data and analysis. Week over week gas prices at the pump increased by $.03, with no detriment to the necessary changes to the vehicles of the…Continue
Used Vehicle Value Changes Week Of Sept. 13
Here are the latest wholesale price changes according to Black Book analyst Ricky Beggs. From all the data we analyzed during the week, the effects of continuing climbing gas and diesel prices at the pump, that has now reached a point that is higher than any time since back in the week of April 23, 2012, has given us some…
Added by John Sternal on September 14, 2012 at 7:08am — No Comments
New Mid-Size Models Will Likely Impact Used Car Values
Here are the latest used-car pricing trends from Ricky Beggs, senior analyst at Black Book. One of those major refreshes we at Black Book have recently had a chance to see first- hand comes from the normally less than exciting mid-size car segment. Don’t just…
Added by John Sternal on September 10, 2012 at 6:28am — No Comments
Used Vehicle Prices Continue To Drop Across Many Segments
Black Book editors and survey personnel continued their auction attendance gathering current market data and insight from all across the country, enabling us to make the most accurate and current Daily adjustments to the published values.
Gas prices continue to climb, this past week up another $.02 to a national average of $3.74 per gallon. The comments…
Added by John Sternal on August 29, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Last night, AutoTrader filed registration papers with the Securities Exchange Commission to go public. The IPO is slated to start at around $300 million, and will be used to pay off debts, according to AutoTrader.
The company did not indicate how many…Continue
Added by Cliff Banks on June 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Kelley Blue Book President Jared Rowe will be hosting a free webinar to introduce the industry to the new kbb.com Classifieds on Tuesday, June 5, at 2PM EST/11AM PST. You can register for it here.
This month, Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com is launching an all-new Classifieds experience in partnership with AutoTrader.com that will allow dealers to reach millions of in-market car buyers that largely cannot be found on other automotive…Continue
Added by Alex Schoeneberger on June 1, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments
Ok, call me old school if you may, but I have heard many a salesperson, myself included, use the catch line "Did you push the buy it now button?" when a customer brings up the 'value' they found their trade online. Well that may all be changing now, or so it seems, as the Buy It Now button is upon us.
How many of you use the AutoTrader Trade In Market Place, the system developed around Robert Hollenshead's Buy Book Technologies? In case you don't know, you will soon know as…Continue
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