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Originations through March 2018 reported as of May 2018

Auto Loan Originations Observations through March 2018 reported as of May 2018:

  • 5.82 million auto loans, totaling $130.6 billion, have been originated year-to-date. This is a 2.0% decrease in accounts and a 0.1% decline in balances from this time last year.
  • Auto loans represent 87.2% of all auto account originations and 90.3% of auto origination balances YTD.
  • 1.37 million auto loans have been originated YTD to consumers with a VantageScore® 3.0 credit score…
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Added by Black Book on July 12, 2018 at 6:52am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX CONTINUES WITH GAINS LONG AFTER SPRING MARKET

Monthly Index Increased +0.3% During June

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Added by Black Book on July 5, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Stability in Market Outside of a Few Luxury Segments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on July 3, 2018 at 8:32am — No Comments

Highest Declines in 16 Weeks

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on June 19, 2018 at 7:14am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK MAY DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS MANY CARS AND TRUCKS SETTLING INTO SUMMER DEPRECIATION PATTERNS

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2013-2017 decreased slightly in value -0.3% during May, with cars changing -0.7% and trucks -0.1%. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month change of -14.1%. This is trending better than May of last year, when 2- to 6-year…

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Added by Black Book on June 15, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Mid-Size Car Values Drop

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on June 12, 2018 at 5:58am — No Comments

Luxury Vehicles Depreciated Faster

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. …

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Added by Black Book on June 5, 2018 at 12:02pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX SEES 15 SEGMENTS WITH GAINS DURING MAY

Monthly Index Has Declined Just Three Times Over Last Ten Months

 

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value…

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Added by Black Book on June 5, 2018 at 8:13am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK VALUATION DATA NOW INTEGRATES WITH GOLDPOINT SYSTEMS

Used & Specialty Vehicle Valuations Data Integrates for Loan Originations

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today the integration of its vehicle valuation data with GOLDpoint Systems, a…

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Added by Black Book on June 4, 2018 at 8:17am — No Comments

Stable Car and Truck Market Last Week

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. …

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Added by Black Book on May 29, 2018 at 7:10am — No Comments

Truck Values Stable Last Week

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on May 22, 2018 at 8:22am — No Comments

Historical Impact of 2018 Spring on Car Values

Spring is typically viewed as a strong season for dealers, since many people receive their tax rebate checks and immediately use them to purchase a used car or truck. This past spring season, which takes place between February 1 - May 1, four mainstream car segments increased on average by 3.0%:

 

Sub-Compact Car

+2.6%

Compact Car…

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Added by Black Book on May 21, 2018 at 9:12am — No Comments

Sporty Cars & Compact Vans Up

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on May 15, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK APRIL DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS NINE TOTAL VEHICLE SEGMENTS WITH AN INCREASE IN VALUE; FIVE OF WHICH WERE CARS

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2012-2016 increased in value by +0.3% during April, fueled by a strong spring selling season for cars, also up +1.3%; trucks saw a decrease of -0.4% on the month. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month change of -15.1%.

A total of nine vehicle segments increased in overall value during spring, including five car segments, led by Mid-Size and Compact Cars, each up +2.5% on the month.

Vehicles in…

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Added by Black Book on May 14, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

Spring Market Coming to An End

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. …

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Added by Black Book on May 8, 2018 at 10:58am — No Comments

Sporty Cars Values Rising

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on May 1, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX UNCHANGED FROM LAST MONTH

Strength of Spring Has the Index Declining in Just One of Last Four Months

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for April showing that it remained unchanged from the…

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Added by Black Book on May 1, 2018 at 6:19am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK LAUNCHES BLACK BOOK CHERRY, AN INTELLIGENT INVENTORY RECOMMENDATION SOLUTION

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today a new inventory recommendation solution named Black Book Cherry. Available on desktop or mobile, Black Book Cherry helps personalize dealers’ inventory discovery by automatically identifying the most desirable vehicles at auction, appropriately known as “cherries”.…

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Added by Black Book on April 30, 2018 at 8:54am — No Comments

1960s/1970s Japanese Collectibles See Increased Interest as of Late

Black Book has some new insight showing increased collector interest in Japanese cars from the 1960s/1970s.  Many of the below cars and trucks were in the “first wave” of Japanese vehicles, and were radically different from the typical large American cars of the time.

"Over the last few years, collectors have shown increased interest in the first generation Japanese imports, such as Honda Civics.  For years these cars were overlooked, but have recently become sought after, especially…

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Added by Black Book on April 25, 2018 at 12:35pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK TEAMS WITH MOBILITY SALES SOLUTIONS ON VIN-UP FOR SERVICE CUSTOMER

VEHICLE BUYBACK PROGRAM

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today it has partnered with Mobility Sales Solutions and its new Vin-Up™ solution for automotive dealers and their service customers. Under the agreement, automotive dealers are immediately alerted to each vehicle’s latest Black Book value when vehicles come in for service,…

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Added by Black Book on April 25, 2018 at 6:26am — No Comments

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