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Everyday Cars That Became Collectibles Over Time

Think it's possible for an everyday car at a dealership to one day become a collectible car worth millions? Vehicle valuation specialists, Black Book, analyzed several affordable cars that were once purchased modestly at MSRP and eventually became great collectibles. Here is the list, compiled by Black Book:

 

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Added by Black Book on March 21, 2017 at 9:11am — No Comments

Commercial Compact Vans Getting another Look after Months of Low Performance

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…

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Added by Black Book on March 21, 2017 at 9:10am — No Comments

Cars Performed Better than Light Trucks Last Week

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Added by Black Book on March 14, 2017 at 11:51am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK LAUNCHES THE USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX FOR ACCURATE VIEW OF THE WHOLESALE USED VEHICLE MARKET

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today the Black Book Used Vehcile Retention Index, designed to offer an unbiased, accurate view of the strength of today’s used wholesale market values. Click here to obtain a copy of the latest Index.

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Added by Black Book on March 13, 2017 at 7:43am — No Comments

Small Cars, Small SUVs and Vans Performed Best Last Week

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Added by Black Book on March 8, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS INCREASED RETENTION STRENGTH FOR CARS

 

 

 According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2011-2015 depreciated by -0.8% in February. Cars overall saw depreciation of –0.8% versus trucks, which saw –0.7% depreciation. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month depreciation change of –17.9%.

In February, Small Pickups preformed the best, increasing their value by 0.2%. Vehicles in the Small Pickups segment include the Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet…

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Added by Black Book on March 8, 2017 at 9:58am — No Comments

Small Cars and Crossovers Performed Better while Luxury Vehicles Dropped More

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Added by Black Book on March 2, 2017 at 6:27am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK & FITCH RELEASE 2017 JOINT VEHICLE DEPRECIATION REPORT

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides new- and used-vehicle valuation services and custom data licensing solutions, made available today its latest joint depreciation report with Fitch Ratings. The report, accessible by clicking here, forecasts 2017 vehicle depreciation to reach 17.8%, slightly up from the 17.3% mark recorded in 2016. Average pre-recession annual depreciation trended between…

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Added by Black Book on March 2, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments

Truck Segment Values Held Better Last Week

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Added by Black Book on February 27, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments

Best Market Performance in Nine Months

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Added by Black Book on February 7, 2017 at 11:35am — No Comments

NEW BLACK BOOK WHITE PAPER HIGHLIGHTS HOW DATA ANALYTICS ARE USED TODAY FOR AUTOMOTIVE

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides new- and used-vehicle valuation services and custom data licensing solutions, made available today its latest insights white paper: “Data Analytics: Critical For Driving Today’s Automotive Decisions”. The paper offers an in-depth look at the role data analytics are now playing for automotive professionals, and how they can be used to make more profitable business decisions.…

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Added by Black Book on January 31, 2017 at 6:59am — No Comments

Best Retention in Car Segments in Six Months

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Added by Black Book on January 25, 2017 at 12:07pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK SAW STABILIZATION OF DEPRECIATION TRENDS TO CLOSE OUT 2016; SPRING SEASON BEGINNING TO SEE ACTION

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2011-2015 depreciated by -2.4% in December.

Cars overall saw depreciation of –2.7% versus trucks, which saw –2.3% depreciation. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month depreciation change of…

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Added by Black Book on January 4, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Used Luxury Cars in Low Demand at This Time of the Year

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Added by Black Book on December 28, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Sub-Compact Car and Sub-Compact Crossover Values Decline the Most

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 report.

This week’s Black Book Market Insights report shows truck segments retaining their values better than cars. Within both categories, sub-compact vehicle values showed steeper declines compared to all other vehicles.

“Sales rates in auctions are reported as stable in most…

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Added by Black Book on December 21, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

Trucks Depreciated Higher than Cars Last Week

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Added by Black Book on December 16, 2016 at 6:41am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK: MARKET VALUES CONTINUE TO SEE WEAK RETENTION TOWARD END OF YEAR

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2011-2015 depreciated by -2.3% in November, in line with the expectations at this time of the year. In comparison, the depreciation rate in October was -2.9% and a year ago in November was -2.8%. Cars overall saw lower retention in November, ending the month at -2.6% compared with –3.2% in October. Trucks as a whole finished at -2.1% in November versus a depreciation of -2.6% in November. All vehicles are…

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Added by Black Book on December 16, 2016 at 5:50am — No Comments

Auto Lenders: Why Small Cars Might Be Deserving

Smaller cars, such as Sub-Compact Cars, have faced much higher depreciation recently compared with Full-Size Pickups. This might make an auto lender prefer the pickup over the small car for their portfolio. However, residual forecast data from Black Book show that the pickups will face a steeper depreciation curve in the coming years. Which one is better for a lender's portfolio going forward?

 

 

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Added by Black Book on November 17, 2016 at 7:18am — No Comments

Market Values Decline Slows but No-Sales Continue to Remain High

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 November 15, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Lower Vehicle Declines Last Week

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Added by Black Book on November 11, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

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