Automotive predictions for 2022 point to more vehicle production and new transaction records as market pressures persist. Check out an auction that balances the old and new schools of operations. And fleet financing for used electric vehicless just got easier.
 

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Vehicle inventory will continue to be challenged in the first half of 2022 but should improve in...

10 Predictions for the 2022 U.S. Vehicle Market

The Cox Automotive Insights team looks at key industry trends ahead that overall point to a healthy year.

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Used values for all types of vehicle classes, such as this 2018 Lincoln Navigator SUV, are not...

Why Used Vehicle Values Will Not Crash

Analysis: A big drop of 20% to 30%, as one report suggests, is highly unlikely. History tells us a decline of more than 10% is rare indeed.

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Rocky Hauhe and his son, Ben, the third and fourth generations in a St. Louis-area auction...

Old School Ways Still Define Updated, Digital Auction

The grandson of the founder of the St. Louis Auto Auction starts a new business adhering to the values that have endured for decades.

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With help from Cox Automotive, Spring Free EV will be able to meet demand from fleet managers...

Spring Free EV, Cox Automotive Team Up to Supply Affordable Fleet EVs

Despite the interest in EVs, cost remains a critical barrier for fleet managers, particularly the larger upfront costs known to deter EV adoption.

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December 2021 v. December 2020 Fleet Sales

Fleet Sales Improve Slightly in December, End Year Down 4%

Fleet sales year to date are also down 42% from the same time in 2019 when 2.8 million vehicles were sold.

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On a year-over-year basis, all major market segments saw seasonally adjusted price increases in...

Growth in Used Vehicle Values Expected Through Spring 2022

Manheim Forecast: Tax refunds and a supply-constrained market will likely lead to another round of price increases in the first half of 2022

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Annual CPO Sales: Looking ahead, Cox Automotive‚Äôs CPO forecast for 2022 is 3.0 million, an...

2021 Certified Pre-Owned Sales Almost Match 2019 Levels

Demand is strong and expected to break records in 2022 because CPO fits an important sweet spot in the vehicle market.

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Wholesale Prices Increased at Slowing Pace in December

Wholesale Prices Increased at Slowing Pace in December

Combined sales into large rental, commercial, and government buyers were down 32% year over year in December and down 4% full-year 2021 versus 2020.

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New-vehicle transaction prices continue to track higher in part because more affordable sedans...

Luxury Segment Drives Record High New Vehicle Prices

The average price paid for a new non-luxury vehicle in December 2021 was $43,072, slightly down from the record high set in November but still $900+ over sticker.

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National Days' Supply By Brand (Dec. 2021): Lexus and Toyota, respectively, remained at the...

New Vehicle Supply Tops 1 Million as OEMs Ramp Up

Available inventory is still down 62% behind the same period in 2020. The days' supply as of December remained 48% below Dec. 2020.

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The estimated typical monthly car payment increased to a new record high at $688, which was up...

New Vehicle Affordability Hits Record Low

December 2021 numbers show the accumulating effects of supply chain shortages, price inflation, and static media incomes.

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A scene from the Columbus Fair Auto Auction, owned by XLerate Group, which just added America's...

XLerate Group Acquires America's Auto Auction

The combined auction companies will have 39 locations across 19 states, making it a new powerhouse in the remarketing industry.

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