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.


Luxury Vehicles Have Faced Heaviest Pre-Fall Depreciation

Luxury vehicle segments have on average faced the biggest depreciation heading into fall over the last 10 years, according to an analysis of Black Book data.

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Trucks, Low Mileage Drive Wholesale Price Strength

Average whole values fell again on a month-over-month basis in July, but they remain up on a year-over-year basis mainly due to the price strength of truck and continued growth of younger, lower-mileage, higher-priced off-lease supply, according to ADESA.

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Lower Mileage Leads to Increase in Rental Risk Prices

Auction prices for rental risk units sold in July jumped 21% from a year ago because of lower average mileage and a richer mix of units sold, according to Manheim. Wholesale used vehicle prices increased for the fourth consecutive month.

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Avis Budget Group Teams Up With TrueCar

Through this multi-year agreement, those in the market for a used vehicle can access Avis Budget Group's inventory of well-maintained off-rental vehicles through Truecar.com.

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Wholesale Prices Fall in June, Up Yearly Due to Trucks

Average wholesale values fell again on a month-over-month basis in June, but they remain up on a year-over-year basis mainly due to the price strength of trucks, according to ADESA.

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Wholesale Prices Reach Four-Year High

Manheim Index surge is driven by strength in pickups and vans — and rental risk units with substantially lower mileage.

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Car, Truck Market Show Broad Weekly Decline

This week’s Black Book Market Insights report shows how the entire car and truck market showed broad declines this past week, with the exception of small pickups.

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Trucks Keep Yearly Wholesale Values Up

In May, average wholesale values fell relative to April, though they remain up on a year-over-year basis largely because of the price strength of trucks, according to ADESA.

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Small Car Values Continue to Drop

Smaller cars, including sub-compact cars and compact cars, are two of the three vehicle segments displaying the greatest single-month drop in value, according to the recent Black Book Market Insights report.

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Rental Risk Prices Decline Again in May

Auction prices for rental risk units declined again in May, but the year-over-year decline was less than in April and March, according to the Manheim Index. The average mileage fell to its lowest level since September 2014.

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Wholesale Vehicle Prices Up .8% Month-Over-Month

According to the latest Kontos Kommentary, average wholesale prices rose slightly. Falling car prices were offset by a rise in truck prices.

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Risk Unit Prices Dip 7.5% in Q1

Wholesale used vehicle prices inched up in April after starting the year with three consecutive monthly declines, according to the Manheim Index. The average auction price for rental risk units was down 7.5% from a year ago.

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Wholesale Vehicle Prices Up 6% Month-Over-Month

Wholesale used vehicle prices in March averaged $10,815 — up 6% compared to February and up 1.7% relative to March 2015. Car prices continue to show year-over-year declines while prices for pickups and SUVs/crossovers show gains.

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Wholesale Price Decline Continues in March

Wholesale used vehicle prices declined for the third consecutive month, a decrease of 1.6% from a year ago, according to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index. Rental risk units had the lowest average mileage since September 2014.

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Cars, Minivans Continue Downward Price Trend

Wholesale used vehicle prices in February averaged $10,202 — down 0.5% compared to January but up a modest 0.3% relative to February 2015, according to ADESA's monthly analysis. Cars and minivans continue to show year-over-year declines while SUVs/crossovers and pickups show gains.

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Rental Risk Units Fall to Lowest Prices in 3 Years

Prices for rental risk units were down 4.1% from a year ago, the lowest February level in three years. The Manheim Index for February finished at 123.3, a decline of 1.4% from a year ago.

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Truck Prices Keep Used Vehicle Prices Up in January

In January, average wholesale used vehicle prices were up 0.6% year-over-year and up 4.9% month-over-month, according to ADESA. Truck prices were up 10.5% while car and crossover prices fell year-over-year.

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Pickups Remain Strongest Vehicle Segment at Auction

Pickups, both midsize and full-size, remain the strongest segment at auction, while compact cars continue to underperform with a year-over-year decline of almost 9%.

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Snapshot: South America’s Commercial Fleet Market

Readers get a closer look at the commercial fleet market in 13 countries in South America, including information on fleet market size, fuel prices, the used-vehicle market and maintenance trends.

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Used Vehicle Prices Drop in December

In December, average wholesale used vehicle prices were down 1% year-over-year and down 1.2% month-over-month, according to ADESA. The minivan was the only model class segment to show a significant month-over-month increase.

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