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Convertibles have a large fan base because of their sleek design, exceptional ride quality, and advanced technology features. Riding this beauty not only turns the eyes of the onlookers, it also lets you feel powerful. To own this amazingly designed car, you have to shell out a big amount, which might not be practical in a few cases. The other way to purchase a convertible is to check out…Continue
Added by Denis Lilleus on November 13, 2018 at 2:29am — No Comments
After buying your vehicle from online auto auctions, the next step involves getting it shipped to your doorstep or mechanic. That is because it is illegal to drive a used or salvage car before getting it registered. It also makes perfect sense to get purchase from USA City auto auctions inspected by a mechanic to make sure that it is safe to drive. To help, here are…Continue
Added by Denis Lilleus on September 12, 2018 at 6:11am — No Comments
Cars are necessities for many people nowadays. People rely on them to get to work, to handle errands and to manage their busy social lives. If you’re searching for affordable transportation, a used car may be precisely the thing you need in your life. Finding an economical preowned vehicle…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 3, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
There are a lot of amazing deals on salvage cars waiting for you when you participate in online auto auctions. With the huge variety of vehicles offered at car auctions, it is crucial that you cover all your bases to land a great and affordable deal. If you are looking to purchase a salvage car, there are various things you need to keep in mind. Here are four tips to remember while bidding on a salvage car for sale at an auction.…
Added by Mark Drouser on June 5, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments
Drive it like you stole it, homie.
Compact, powerful, and high on speed, ATVs are the ultimate vehicle for those who lead an active and adventurous life. They are multipurpose vehicle, that it is a great vehicle for both work and play. They take riders to the highest and the deepest of landforms. Continue reading to learn the 3 good reasons to own an ATV.…
Added by Mark Drouser on April 5, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments
While buying insurance, you must keep it in mind that it is not a regular grocery that you simply reach out the supplier and buy one. It is a kind of promise that the service provider makes to his client that he’ll be getting the financial support and assistance in return of a certain…Continue
Added by Iris Sandoval on March 5, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Mercedes-Benz is a force to be reckoned with in the automobile manufacturing industry.
As the longest established automaker, the brand commands unparalleled respect and patronage. The cars manufactured by the global giant are a complete package and include an…
Added by Mark Drouser on October 7, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments
If you’re looking to score an incredible deal on a used car, don’t necessarily make the first thing you do a trip to the local used dealership. Instead, take the time to research the many options you have for buying a used car online, especially services like online car auctions!
When you do, though, you’re likely to see a number of so-called “salvage vehicles” that are available for a cut-rate price. These are vehicles that have been, for whatever reason, totaled by an insurance…
Added by Fisk Automotive on August 19, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments
Based on the Black Book reports, data collected and phone calls this past week Black Book expects there are a good many auction managers and personnel tuning in to see if the overall market mirrored their individual auctions in relation to activity, sales conversions and price retention. To keep the suspense down, don’t think it was anything you personally did or didn’t do to get the results you got. I guess if there is one exception it might be from a sale out on the west coast. The Brasher…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on October 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
When last week started I was thinking what the activity and market would be like for the entire week. I was looking at gas price trends, the fact that used inventory continues to increase and even thinking about the time of the year. While spending time with some key, leading auto lenders from captives to national banks to some regional players, the effort is sure being made to make it easy for the dealers to complete the sale of both new and used inventory.
Fortunately the budget…
Added by Carroll Nguyen on October 22, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The data and reports gathered by Black Book this past week pointed out some interesting actions and reactions. One can’t look at the market as a whole and paint the picture of movement with one broad stroke and say it is up or it is down or that it is steady. There were changes within pockets, various segments, or even whether it was significant change within the low end of the quality spectrum or even reacting the same way on the late…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on October 7, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Last week marked the completion of five years of these weekly market updates and almost 2.5 years of monthly specialty market updates. We trust this venue has provided insight for each of your businesses, and that it has brought profitable results. We thank each of you who have called or emailed various comments and questions during this time. So let’s get started on year number six.
The activity within the editors’ analysis and the required value adjustments definitely picked up…
Added by John Sternal on September 16, 2013 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Here is the latest Used Car Market report from Black Book. The analyzed and adjusted used vehicle data published by Black Book is all based on the activity and market established by the member auctions of the NAAA. Black Book is fortunate to be a longtime supporter of the National Auto Auction Association, while also understanding the services they provide to the franchised and independent dealers as well as the commercial and financial…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on September 9, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Here is the used car market report for the week of Sept. 3, 2013. The fall market continues, and maybe at a greater declining level pace a little earlier than previous years. Even though it is at a seasonal trend we have expected, it is supplemented by the continuing increase of availability of used inventory. This week we will get a feel as to how the new car sales fared for August when industry reports are made.
Looking at the overall…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on September 3, 2013 at 10:29am — No Comments
As the Black Book Editors commented on their auction attendance, lane activity and viewing of online auctions, it became obvious that the adjusted values would confirm a softer market than the previous few weeks. There were mentions of fewer dealers in attendance and in many instances, softer values and lower conversion rates. A couple of commercial accounts with higher conversions…
Added by Carroll Nguyen on August 20, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Here is the latest edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market. It has been a great week for the Black Book team. We have had the opportunity to hit the auction lanes and airwaves gathering data and market intelligence, with additional insight from many auction personnel and dealers on the lanes. I even had the opportunity to get some insight from some auto lenders this past week. Another milestone and exciting opportunity because of recent growth has…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on August 13, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Just prior to looking at the tally of the adjustments the Black Book Editors made during the past week, I was thinking about the various comments made by the survey personnel in their auctions reports that flowed in throughout the week. I also thought about the various comments I heard while attending an auction this past week. And then there were a couple of calls I received and questions about a few vehicles. It all made me think we are in a fair, strong, flat, good, average, and a…Continue
Added by Carroll Nguyen on August 5, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Here is the latest used car market report from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. If the overall auction activity is an indication there were plenty of empty holes to fill back at the lot. Even with several survey personnel and editor reports indicating the “best crowd in several months”, bidding just to be the last bidder at any price was not the case. Quite a few reports indicated buyers were “slightly selective”.…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
RedBumper is quickly becoming the tool of choice!
By: Hillis Emanuelson
What astounds me is that many dealerships fail to recognize all of the sales opportunities that are literally running right through their service bay doors, each and every day.
Some say pushing to sell another car to a consumer in the service drive could be considered annoying. That could not be further from the truth. Especially if the tools being used allow the user to…Continue
Added by Hillis Emanuelson on August 23, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments