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Crossovers Continue to Be in Strong Demand

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 April 27, 2016 at 1:05pm — No Comments


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BLACK BOOK AGREEMENT WITH AUCTION SIMPLIFIED POWERS PROFIT-MINDED WHOLESALE AUCTIONS

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides new- and used-vehicle valuation services and custom data licensing solutions, today announced a partnership whereby it becomes the exclusive provider of vehicle valuation data for Auction Simplified, a custom online auction service for individual dealers.

Wholesale vehicle buyers and sellers accessing Auction Simplified dealer auctions receive access to instant vehicle valuation data powered by Black Book. The data will be…

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Added by Black Book on April 20, 2016 at 8:56am — No Comments


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Small Crossover Values Improved The Most 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 April 19, 2016 at 12:27pm — No Comments


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Small Crossover Values Improved The Most 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 April 19, 2016 at 12:27pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Face-off Between Car Loans and Personal Loans

There’s no greater feeling than finally stepping into a car you can call your own.

But if you live on a tight budget, it can get challenging to put aside sufficient savings to match the price of the car. And, let’s not forget the risks involved with dipping into your savings account to purchase a ride and making yourself financially vulnerable to unforeseen…

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Added by Sophia Diaz on April 19, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments


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3 Steps to Win Big With Today’s Auto Consumers

Today’s Auto Consumers



According to Autotrader’s recent Car Buyer of the Future study, only 17 out of 4,002 people prefer the current car-buying process. And the rest? They want some major changes. For those dealers who take the time to appeal to today’s auto consumers, the wins…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on April 14, 2016 at 12:16pm — No Comments


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Depreciation slowed a Little from 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…

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Added by Black Book on April 12, 2016 at 11:43am — No Comments


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BLACK BOOK: THREE SEGMENTS SEE INCREASED VALUE IN MARCH

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2010-2014 declined -0.9% during March. Cars declined -0.4% and trucks declined -1.3% during the month, demonstrating the peak of the spring selling season.

 

In a sign that overall year-over-year depreciation continues to accelerate, the first quarter of 2016 saw vehicle depreciation of -3.6%, compared with -0.6% during the same time in 2015.

Full-Size Van led all vehicle segments…

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Added by Black Book on April 12, 2016 at 11:36am — No Comments


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5 Tips to Get Better Dealership Reviews Online

5 Tips to Get Better Dealership Reviews Online

Did you know that car shoppers are 90% more likely to visit your website and 5.3 more likely to visit your dealership if you have positive dealership reviews online? The study, conducted by …

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on April 7, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments


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SWAPALEASE.COM ANALYSIS OF 50,000+ DRIVERS SHOWS MEN ARE LOSING INTEREST IN MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS FASTER THAN WOMEN

At what rate is “manual drift” occurring in the American auto industry, and is there a difference between the rate of manual transmission use between men and women? Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, recently analyzed over 50,000 driver records from its marketplace dating back to 2012 to uncover some interesting trends.

 

“Manual drift” is a phrase coined by Swapalease.com executives that addresses the slow sunset of interest in manual transmissions…

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Added by John Sternal on April 5, 2016 at 9:13am — No Comments


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Peak of the Season, mid-March thru mid-April

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 April 5, 2016 at 9:09am — No Comments


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BLACK BOOK ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH PROMAX TO MARKET BULLSEYE PROSPECTING

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides new- and used-vehicle valuation services and custom data licensing solutions, today announced a distribution agreement with ProMax which will help expand the footprint of the new Bullseye Prospecting turnkey platform for dealer marketing campaigns. 

Under the agreement, ProMax will market the Bullseye Prospecting platform to its network of auto dealers throughout the United States. Powered by data from Black Book,…

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Added by Black Book on April 1, 2016 at 6:58am — No Comments


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Luxury Segments Show Larger Declines

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 March 29, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments


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10 Social Media Strategies for Car Dealerships

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on March 29, 2016 at 8:25am — No Comments


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BLACK BOOK LAUNCHES BULLSEYE PROSPECTNG TO STREAMLINE DEALER MARKETING CAMPAIGNS TO ACHIEVE HIGHER RESULTS

Black Book announces its latest innovation called Bullseye Prospecting, a comprehensive, all-in-one solution designed to help dealers and their marketing agency partners automate customer campaigns. During initial tests Bullseye Prospecting was found to deliver a 30 percent reduction in cost per car sold.

Powered by data from Black Book, Bullseye Prospecting is designed to reduce and consolidate the many different touch points involved in the development and execution of a customer…

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Added by Black Book on March 28, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments


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LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS GAINING MORE MOMENTUM IN 2016

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit approvals are beginning to bounce back after a dip in the numbers in late 2015. Auto lease credit approvals for the month of February finished at 70%, an uptick from the January mark of 63.6%.

 

As a whole, the automotive industry is continuing to thrive as it did last year. Increasing numbers in lease credit approvals may aid in ensuring that 2016 follows closely in 2015’s footsteps, yielding…

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Added by John Sternal on March 28, 2016 at 5:42am — No Comments


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BLACK BOOK & FITCH RATINGS UNVEIL LATEST JOINT VEHICLE DEPRECIATION REPORT

Black Book® and Fitch Ratings, Inc., today released their latest joint vehicle depreciation report, showing that overall vehicle depreciation for two- to six-year old vehicles is expected to reach 15% in 2016, an increase from the 13.2% level experienced in 2015. Click here to download the full report. Click here to download the report.

The projected level of depreciation will mark the first time in the previous five years that…

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Added by Black Book on March 25, 2016 at 11:41am — No Comments


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Social Media is Taking Off for Automotive Dealers

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Social Media is Taking Off for Automotive Dealers

Social media is…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on March 24, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments


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Small Car and Pickups Values Show Stability

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 March 23, 2016 at 10:58am — No Comments


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NCAA TOURNAMENT SURVEY PAIRS BASKETBALL TEAMS WITH CERTAIN CARS; CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS RESEMBLE A TESLA

Which NCAA basketball team reminds fans of a Tesla? Or of a pickup truck? A new survey by car lease marketplace, Swapalease.com, asked basketball fans to pair up their favorite teams with certain types of cars to coincide with the NCAA tournament. The online survey, presented to more than 2,500 drivers across the U.S., found that most women think Michigan State will win the NCAA championship; Kentucky for…

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Added by John Sternal on March 15, 2016 at 1:28pm — No Comments

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