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Truck Segments Experiencing Low Depreciation As Gas Prices Continue to Drop

This week’s Black Book Market Insights looks at valuation trends as we close out January and inch toward the spring selling season. This past week, trucks saw a strong period of retention while cars continued to show some weakness. More specifically, Full-Size Pickups are showing noticeable strength in activity. This week’s report also includes highlights and updates for all specialty market segments.

 

“Trucks experienced the smallest week-over-week depreciation seen this…

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Added by Black Book on February 2, 2016 at 8:35am — No Comments


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First Appreciating Segment of the Year…

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 January 27, 2016 at 12:53pm — No Comments


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CHEVY CRUZE LT LEASE OFFERED AT $69 MONTHLY ENTERING JANUARY ON WANTALEASE.COM

Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online marketplace for new auto lease deals, reports its lowest-ever lease deal offered entering January, with the Chevy Cruze LT starting at just $69 per month. The Nissan Sentra SV is also being offered at just $129 per month nine other vehicles are being offered for less than $200 per month.

While the majority of low lease prices are being offered on compact and midsize cars, a handful of small SUVs are also at the low end of the price spectrum.…

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Added by John Sternal on January 27, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Buying a Used Car from a Dealer

There is a plethora of reasons why people prefer to buy used cars over new ones.  Also, there is a wide variety of used car dealers in Cape Town. Used cars can be bought from private sellers, small independent car lots and major dealers. The following are the benefits of buying pre-owned vehicles from dealers.

  1. Dealers usually supply cars which have been inspected rigorously. Certified used cars with a manufacturer’s…
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Added by Adam Smith on January 18, 2016 at 10:17pm — No Comments


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LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FINISH A STRONG 2015 ON A DOWN NOTE

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals finished 2015 exactly at the 70.0% mark, squarely in line with what the company feels is a “healthy” rate of approvals. 

November and December lease credit approvals slipped slightly, bringing the moving twelve-month approvals average down from a high of 77.9% back in August. Despite the end-of-year downswing, lease approvals during 2015 mirrored the broader automotive industry with rising lease…

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Added by John Sternal on January 14, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments


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TOM CROSS PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY GROUP HEAD, TRANSPORTATION, HEARST BUSINESS MEDIA

Hearst today announced the promotion of Tom Cross to executive vice president and deputy group head, Transportation, Hearst Business Media. He retains the title of president of Black Book. The promotion is effective immediately and was made by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst, and Hearst Business Media President Richard P. Malloch. Cross will continue to report to Malloch.

Hearst Business Media has global holdings in the finance, healthcare and transportation industries.…

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Added by Black Book on January 14, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments


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Market Activity Slows as Expected Near End of Year

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 January 12, 2016 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Why Purchase Car Transmission Equipment from a Recognized Brand?

Car Transmission plays an important role in providing power to the engine and transmits power from the engine in order to drive the wheels. It uses the engine’s torque effectively thereby keeping the engine running at an optimum speed. A quality car transmission will not only provide powerful performance but also help you save money.

In case, you are planning to…

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Added by Georgia Moore on January 11, 2016 at 9:40pm — No Comments


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CARS FINISH 2015 WITH -18.2% DEPRECIATION ACCORDING TO BLACK BOOK

Record Auto Sales in 2015 Point Toward Continued Rising of Vehicle Depreciation

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2010-2014 declined 1.8% during December, 2015. Cars declined -2.0% while trucks declined -1.7% during the month. 

Average pre-recession annual depreciation was continually recorded between -15% and -18%, and Black Book expects 2016 depreciation near -14%. Interestingly enough, trucks finished 2015 with a…

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Added by Black Book on January 8, 2016 at 1:48pm — No Comments


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How to Drive New Car Sales with Email Marketing

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How to Drive New Car Sales with Email Marketing

Marketing is getting savvier, today’s consumers are more technically advanced, and digital seems to be ruling all. As more…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on January 7, 2016 at 11:05am — No Comments


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All Segments Depreciate This 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 January 5, 2016 at 7:17am — No Comments


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Low Depreciation for Cars and Trucks

Low Depreciation for Cars and Trucks     

 

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 December 29, 2015 at 8:35am — No Comments


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Luxury and Compact SUV Seeing Large Depreciation

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 December 22, 2015 at 8:42am — No Comments

Tips for purchasing a new motorcycle

If you have been planning to purchase a powerful motorcycle for your daily travel to office or for road trips, you should know what to consider before purchasing it. While buying a shiny motorbike from the showroom makes your dreams come true but…

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Added by Rajat Tyagi on December 21, 2015 at 9:24pm — No Comments


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5 Ways to Maximize Your Dealership’s Service Revenue

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Dealership’s Service Revenue

Consumers head into dealerships to not only buy cars, but to service the ones they own. This is stating the obvious, but many…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on December 17, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments


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Market Activity Slows as Expected near End of Year

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 December 15, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments


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10 Types of Data Making an Impact in the Auto Industry

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10 Types of Data Making an Impact in the Auto Industry

Consumers today leave clues and data across the Internet – insights into who they are, what they like, and what they are about to purchase. And like most industries today, the automotive…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on December 10, 2015 at 9:01am — No Comments

Tips for Selling Your Used Car

Personal cars are special to us. There aren’t many people who haven’t dreamed of buying their own car at least once in their lives. Getting you own car for personal use, is a special moment for anybody. But, like everything else, cars get old. They get scratched, they bust internal machinery, and they have total break-downs. Sometimes, when a car starts to need frequent servicing, or you happen to spot a brand new beauty online or at some display showroom, you feel the need to change your…

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Added by Adam Smith on December 10, 2015 at 1:23am — No Comments


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MEN & WOMEN PAY DIFFERENT PRICES FOR THE SAME CARS

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, has new data that shows where men and women are paying different monthly prices for the same exact car.



While conventional wisdom has often thought of women as having less negotiating power than men, a recent analysis of car payments shows women often have lower monthly payments on similar vehicles.  Although monthly payments…

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Added by John Sternal on December 9, 2015 at 8:17am — No Comments

Top Five tips for purchasing an ATV

An ATV, also known as All-Terrain-Vehicle is the best choice when driving through rocky areas or taking part in a mud race. These are also known as quad bikes and offer a good choice to those looking to enjoy the speed of a motorbike and the comfort provided by a car. Those looking for an adrenaline rush along with adventure can enjoy driving these powerful vehicles.



However, before zeroing in on a particular model of an ATV…

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Added by Rajat Tyagi on December 9, 2015 at 5:13am — No Comments

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