The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) will host three webinars created to support the vehicle remarketing industry, with the first one scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2020.
The webinar on May 8 is titled “The Remarketing Road Ahead” and will focus on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact to the U.S. economy; the latest trends on retail used vehicle sales and prices; regional differences ot the economy; an overview on wholesale used vehicle trends; expectations of the market in the coming weeks; and more.
The first IARA webinar will include input from Tom Kontos, Chief Economist at KAR Auction Services, and Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at Cox Automotive.
A following webinar on May 22, 2020, will be titled “Opportunities Discovered, and will focus on the current actions of mega dealer groups and expected buying patterns in the near future. The third webinar, “Adjusting to the New Normal,” will be hosted on June 5, 2020 and will feature consignors from OEM’s, captives, banks, commercial fleets, and rental car companies discussing the current remarketing landscape; finding ways to maximize return on your inventories despite market changes.