Rental Vehicle Fleet Remarketing

Remarketing your rental vehicles effectively will increase your revenue. The rental vehicle fleet remarketing channel will help you improve resale value, recondition grounded vehicles and use online remarketing and auto auctions to sell vehicles while in use.


Manheim Improves Vehicle Valuation Tool

Manheim has updated its vehicle valuation tool, the Manheim Market Report (MMR), to provide more detailed valuations of used vehicles to increase transparency and improve the remarketing process, the company announced.

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J.D. Power to Offer Used Vehicle Price Index

J.D. Power will begin offering its monthly Used Vehicle Price Index that tracks current and estimated future movement of wholesale used vehicle prices at the industry and segment level, the consultant and data provider announced.

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Manheim's Cadigan Retires After 40-Year Career

Jay Cadigan will retire from Manheim, capping a 40-year career in the remarketing industry that included stints at auctions, as well as leasing companies and rental car operators.

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Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Rises in Third Consecutive Month

The streak continued in July, with the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index recording its third consecutive record in July. Driven by the 0.75% month-over-month increase in wholesale used-vehicle prices, the index rose 2.6% from a year ago to 130.1, according to the firm.

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Wholesale Prices Softening Despite YOY Increase in June, Kontos Says

Average wholesale prices in June were down vs. June but up vs. a year ago. A drill down into the data, however, reveals price softening on a year-over-year basis when accounting for sales type, vehicle age, model class, and mileage, KAR Chief Economist Tom Kontos said today.

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Used Vehicle Values Keep Climbing Higher, Manheim Says

The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index hit a record high for the second consecutive month, as wholesale used-vehicle prices rose 1.1% month over month in June. The increase brought the Index to 129.3, a 2.5% increase from a year ago.

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New-Vehicle Sales Down 2.3% in First Half of 2017

New-vehicle sales through the first six months of 2017 are expected to be down 2.3%, and high quality off-lease vehicles may be part of the reason why, according to Kelley Blue Book.

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Values Stabilize After Month-Long Car Decline

Wholesale cars that have been depreciating at roughly double the rate of trucks in the past month have stabilized in the past week, according to Black Book’s June 26 Market Insights report.

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VRCG Inc. Names New Vice President/General Manager

Craig Goodman, who formerly served as director of remarking for VRCG Inc., has been promoted to vice president/general manager. VRCG Inc. is a fleet sale and rental consulting company.

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Used Fleet Lease Vehicle Prices Fall in May

Prices consignors booked from off-lease fleet vehicles fell 0.2% in May, but remain up 3.5% from a year ago, Tom Kontos wrote in his monthly Kontos Kommentary.

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Used Vehicle Depreciation Accelerates in May

Used vehicle prices experienced a reversal in May, falling 1.2% from the previous month, according to Black Book.

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Used Vehicle Prices Reach Record High, Manheim Says

Wholesale values for used vehicles reach a record-high of 127.9, while new vehicle sales dropped 2% compared to last year.

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Black Book's Used Vehicle Valuation Index Falls in May

“It is expected that we will see more declines in the Index in the months ahead as we move deeper into the year, particularly driven by softness among car segments,” said Anil Goyal, senior vice president of Automotive Valuation and Analytics for Black Book.

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Accelerating Car Depreciation Reverses Recent Strength

The rate of depreciation among car segments continued to accelerate last week, particularly among mid-size, full-size, and subcompact cars, according to Black Book’s May 29 Market Insights report.

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Small Car Values Decline as Summer Approaches

As the market approaches the tail end of the spring season, wholesale values for both cars and trucks are on the decline, according to Black Book’s May 22 Market Insights Report.

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April Used Prices Rise on Truck Strength, Kontos Says

Average wholesale prices increased in April from March and from a year ago on the strength of truck values, but several benchmark segments in fleet lease sales are showing weakness, said Tom Kontos in his monthly commentary.

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Smaller Cars Bolster April Depreciation

Used vehicles increased 0.4% in value in April, as buyers boosted the value of smaller cars, which have begun to shrug off several years of heavier declines, according to Black Book.

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Pickup Trucks See Wholesale Gains

Overall wholesale used-vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally-adjusted basis) improved 0.5% month-over-month in April. On a year-over-year basis in April, only pickups saw gains greater than the overall market.

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Small Car Depreciation Improves in April

Used vehicle values increased slightly in April as tracked by Black Book's Used Vehicle Retention Index that measures values of 2- to 6-year old vehicles, according to the company.

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Weekly Wholesale Values Remain Healthy

Wholesale market values remain healthy as overall car values continue to increase and truck values remain flat, according to Black Book’s April 25 Market Insights report.

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