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Used Fleet Vehicle Values Rise 1.9% in January

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Rise 1.9% in January

The average sale price for used vehicles from fleet leasing consignors increased 1.9% to $12,706 in January from the prior month and 3.9% from January of 2018, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

February 14, 2019

Online Auction Sales Marched Higher in 2018

Online Auction Sales Marched Higher in 2018

Online sales of used vehicles in the wholesale market likely exceeded 2 million in 2018, as remarketing technology made it easier for dealers to evaluate, bid, and buy vehicles beyond physical auction locations.

January 30, 2019

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Increased 6.2% in 2018

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Increased 6.2% in 2018

The average prices for used fleet vehicles sold at auction increased 6.2% to $12,464 in 2018, despite a weaker finish to the year that saw a 0.4% decline in December, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

January 22, 2019

Experts Forecast the 2019 Used Vehicle Market

Experts Forecast the 2019 Used Vehicle Market

Prices and volume are not expected to plummet in 2019, but industry experts seem to feel that the best-case scenario will be a plateau, and more realistically, will fall slightly.

January 18, 2019

NAAA Names Winner of Annual Charitable Award
Used Fleet Vehicle Prices Fell 2% in October

Used Fleet Vehicle Prices Fell 2% in October

The average price for used fleet vehicles fell 2% at auction in October, but remained 6.1% higher than a year ago amid a strong month for wholesale prices, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

November 30, 2018

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Fall 1.6% in September

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Fall 1.6% in September

Vehicles from fleet consignors followed the broader used-vehicle market downward in September, as wholesale prices struggled to keep up with last year's hurricane-driven demand and a now robust upstream market, said Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

October 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence Closes N.C. Auctions

Hurricane Florence Closes N.C. Auctions

Several North Carolina used vehicle auctions closed as a result of Hurricane Florence sweeping into the state, while others shifted to online sales or delayed on-site sales.

September 17, 2018

ADESA Adds Return Guarantee Service

ADESA Adds Return Guarantee Service

The program is available to dealers at all 60 ADESA physical locations in the U.S., as well as to those using ADESA’s online and simulcast auction platforms DealerBlock and LiveBlock, the company noted.

August 30, 2018

ADESA Names GM For Phoenix Auction

The former general manager of ADESA Brasher, Rod Davis, will be taking the reigns as GM of the Arizona-based auction.

August 23, 2018

ADESA Names Manager Pair, Sales Director

ADESA has named managers for auction locations in San Diego and San Jose as well as a new executive sales director for the company, corporate parent KAR Aucton Services, Inc. has announced.

July 20, 2018

Winning Bid Raises $26,500 for Charity at ADESA Auction

Winning Bid Raises $26,500 for Charity at ADESA Auction

All of the proceeds of the sale are going to the NIADA Foundation, and the vehicle will be delivered to Haus for free by ADESA. The NIADA Foundation awards scholarships to deserving college-bound students across the U.S.

June 27, 2018

ADESA's Online Sales Increase 7% in Q1

ADESA's Online Sales Increase 7% in Q1

The wholesale industry is in the early stages of a digital transformation that's boosting sales at ADESA, KAR Auction Services CEO Jim Hallett said earlier this month. Online sales have driven 7% in overall volume growth during the quarter, and have helped offset waning sales at physical auctions.

June 25, 2018