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Car Segments Show High Depreciation

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Added by Black Book on June 25, 2019 at 11:25am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK AND AUTODATA SOLUTIONS PARTNER TO OFFER INTEGRATED AS-BUILT VALUATION SERVICE

New Service Automates VIN-Specific Decoding and Vehicle Options Adjustments

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today the integration of its vehicle valuation data with Autodata Solutions, powered by ChromeData, a leading provider of automotive technology solutions and data licensed to industry professionals. The two companies are now the first to…

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Added by Black Book on June 24, 2019 at 10:47am — No Comments

Mainstream Pickup Values and SUVs Stable

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Added by Black Book on June 18, 2019 at 11:13am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK PARTNERS WITH DRIVABLY TO BRING MORE PROFITABILITY INTO DEALER ONLINE INVENTORY ACQUISITION

Sophisticated Machine-Learning and Industry-Leading Data and Analytics Combine to Recommend Inventory Acquisition Opportunities to Dealers

Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent and precise vehicle pricing information, today announced it has partnered with…

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Added by Black Book on June 10, 2019 at 9:49am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX SHOWS STRENGTH FROM LAST OF THE 2019 SPRING SEASON

Index Should Begin To Feel Downward Pressures For Remainder of Year From Falling Demand

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for May (114.4), a 0.7% change from April (113.6). The increase marked the first monthly rise dating back to October.…

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Added by Black Book on June 7, 2019 at 9:22am — No Comments

Mainstream Cars, Crossovers, and Pickups Retain Strength

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Added by Black Book on May 29, 2019 at 10:02am — No Comments

Stable Market Except for Luxury Vehicles

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Added by Black Book on May 21, 2019 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Luxury Segments Dropped and Pickups Values Increased

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Added by Black Book on May 14, 2019 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Spring Market’s in Seventh Week

This week’s Market Insights Report looks at the spring market, with data showing it extending into a seventh week. The report also offers a glimpse into the latest Specialty Markets, and a spotlight on the three-year retention trends of Compact Vans, which have shown really strong performance this year. Model Year 2016 values are currently at 49% of MSRP, the strongest three-year retention seen in four years.

“Markets registered a slight uptick last week, even after car prices have…

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Added by Black Book on May 7, 2019 at 9:50am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX DECLINES FOR 5TH STRAIGHT MONTH

Despite Recent Decline, Index Is Still Higher Than Its Level A Year Ago

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for April (113.6), a -0.2% change from March (113.8). Despite the Index now falling for five straight months it is still 1.4% higher than a year ago (112.0).…

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Added by Black Book on May 6, 2019 at 9:45am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK VIN DECODE VALUATION DATA NOW INCLUDES BUILD DATA FROM GENERAL MOTORS

Leverages Black Book’s Most Precise Valuation Resources for Automotive Professionals  

Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent and precise vehicle pricing information, announced today it has integrated General Motors’ Build Data into the company’s VIN Decode and valuations data, resulting in even higher precision of valuations of General Motors vehicles. Build Data is “as built” content in a vehicle,…

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Added by Black Book on May 2, 2019 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Market in the Tail End of the Spring Market

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Added by Black Book on April 30, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Electrifying Classic Cars & Resto-Mods: Two Growing Trends in 2019

Electrifying Classic Cars

When people think about electric cars, sleek, new models loaded with technology usually come to mind. No doubt, these vehicles are incredible feats of engineering. However, there are millions of cars already on the roads, especially classics, and collectors are increasingly converting them to electric.…

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Added by Black Book on April 29, 2019 at 10:46am — No Comments

Spring Market Strength in Fifth Week

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Added by Black Book on April 23, 2019 at 10:37am — No Comments

Broad Strength in the Market Except for Luxury Vehicles

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Added by Black Book on April 16, 2019 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Black Book & Fitch Release 2019 Joint Vehicle Depreciation Report

Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent and precise vehicle pricing information, announced today its latest joint U.S. Vehicle Depreciation and Auto Asset Backed Securities (ABS) report with Fitch Ratings. Black Book forecasts an annual depreciation rate of 15% in 2019 as the supply of used cars and trucks increases, up from noticeably strong 12.4% depreciation rate in 2018. The latest jointly issued report can be downloaded by clicking…

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Added by Black Book on April 11, 2019 at 9:28am — No Comments

Mainstream Sedans Continue to be in Demand in the Used Market

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Added by Black Book on April 9, 2019 at 11:39am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX SHOWS DECLINE IN MARCH

Index Continues To Lose Momentum But Expects Quick Jolt from April Spring Season

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for March (113.8), a -0.6%…

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Added by Black Book on April 9, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Spring Market Officially Arrives

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Added by Black Book on April 2, 2019 at 10:05am — No Comments

Mainstream Sedans and Vans Show a Lift in Values

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Added by Black Book on March 26, 2019 at 9:56am — No Comments

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