Vehicle Remarketing's coverage on Manheim, this year's hurricane, off-lease units, and mobile technology were some of the most well-read stories on the site in 2018.
This year followed a year where two hurricanes had a large effect on the remarketing industry. While this year's hurricane had a much smaller effect on the industry, readers still wanted to know about the impact it did have, and what some auctions were doing to prepare for the storm.
Two other trends that were top of mind in 2018 were the influx of off-lease units returning to market and a bigger shift into online auctions.
Here are the top viewed news stories leading off with the highest engagement by pageviews:
The U.S. market for fully electric vehicles has reached record volumes with 208,000 new registrations in 2018, all while loyalty rates of EV buyers continues to grow, according to recent analysis by business intelligence firm IHS Markit.
There are presently 52 million vehicles with open recalls on the nation’s roadways, a significant decline from the 63 million in 2017 and the 57 million in 2018, according to the latest annual findings from Carfax.