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Wholesale Fleet Vehicle Values Fall 1% in June

Mid-size sedans, in particular, performed well in the wholesale market. Mid-size sedan...

Off-lease fleet vehicles sold in the wholesale market at auction fell 1% in value in June from the prior month but increased 7% from a year ago, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

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Used Fleet Vehicle Prices Rise Incrementally

Fleet vehicles are faring well in the used wholesale vehicle market, according to Tom Kontos.

Wholesale vehicle prices for former fleet vehicles at auction increased 0.8% in May from April and have increased 6.8% from a year ago in a "seasonally strong" market, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

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Fleet Lease Consignor Prices Rise 2.3%

Analysis by Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services chief economist, show fleet consignors saw a 2.3%...

Off-lease vehicles from fleet consignors in the rental, commercial, and government sectors increased 2.3% in April from March and increased 5.8% from a year ago, according to analysis from KAR Auction Services.

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Fleet Lease Consignor Prices Up 6.6% in March

Screenshot of Tom Kontos, chief economist, courtesy of KAR Auction Services.

Prices for vehicles from fleet lease consignors increased 6.6% in March and are 4.9% higher than a year ago driven in part by a strong spring selling season that boosted the values significantly from February levels, according to KAR Auction Services.

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Avis Opens New Car Sales Locations

All vehicles are Avis Certified — meaning they have passed a rigorous multi-point, bumper-to-bumper inspection process completed by certified mechanics, including ASE-Certified and ASE Master Technicians.

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Enterprise Car Sales Joins SiriusXM Pre-Owned Program

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Enterprise Car Sales has joined the SiriusXM Pre-Owned Program, meaning that customers who purchase a used vehicle from an Enterprise Car Sales location will be offered a three-month subscription to SiriusXM’s All Access audio package, according to a company announcement.

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Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

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It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.