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Black Book found that gains among sporty cars (0.43%), compact cars (0.34%), and midsize cars (0.22%) kept retained values essentially flat compared with September (115.9), even as several truck categories showed losses.

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Jeep Wrangler Again Tops Residual Value List

Jeep's four-door Wrangler has placed at the top of a list of 10 vehicles that retain the highest percentage of their value over a five-year period, according to the latest report from iSeeCars.

Wholesale Vehicle Market Remains Stable

Depreciation among car and truck segments improved slightly last week, but overall remains fairly stable, according to Black Book's July 29 Market Insights report.

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Fall 2% in June

The average value of used fleet vehicles increased 1.5% to $13,758 in June from May, but remain 4.3% higher than a year ago, according to KAR Auction Services' ADESA unit.

Used Fleet Vehicles Increase 4.3% in April

Used vehicles from fleet consignors in ADESA sales increased 4.3% to $13,771 in April compared to March, and were up 4.4% from a year ago, according to monthly commentary from Tom Kontos.

EV Sales, Loyalty Reach Record Highs

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.

Depreciation Costs Decline, Now 32.9% of TCO

Vehicle depreciation accounted for 32.9% of the total cost of ownership over the past 12 months, which continues a three-year trend of declining depreciation costs, according to a new study from Motus.

Used Vehicle Values Hit 3-Month Skid

Analysts say a late start to the spring selling season could be to blame for a third consecutive monthly decline in Black Book’s Used Vehicle Retention Index.