Used Cars

Used prices forecast to soften, not dive

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The pool of used vehicles will grow in 2016, causing prices to soften but not “fall from a cliff,” predicts an analyst. This year, the supply of used vehicles up to eight years old is forecast to edge up for the first time since the recession.

Toyota FJ Cruiser is scarce, hot and high-priced

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2015
Toyota sold about 20,000 FJ Cruisers a year on average and about 222,000 all told in the United States. Now that they're not made anymore, they're more popular than ever.

Son of auto dealer finds auctions a better fit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
When neither the new- nor used-car retail auto business fit, Ben Lange tried auto auctions on for size.

ADESA refocuses on physical auctions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
A few years ago, technology made online used-vehicle remarketing possible. Then the recession made it a necessity.

Drop a coin, pick up a used car

6:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015
Nashville-area car buyers will soon be able to get their used sedan or crossover in much the same way as they buy a bag of chips: by dropping a coin...

ADESA profit, revenue grow in 3rd quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
KAR Auction Services Inc., parent company of ADESA, reported that third-quarter net income increased 10 percent from a year earlier to $52.

Manheim makes used vehicles retail ready

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Auction giant Manheim, which has long offered to recondition clients' vehicles before they go through the auction lanes, now preps cars and trucks to...

VW offers dealers a price guarantee on used diesel vehicles

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015
Volkswagen of America, seeking to contain the damage from its emissions scandal, will offer to buy back some used diesel vehicles from its U.S.

Price drops on used VW diesels gather speed

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015
Prices for used Volkswagen diesels have accelerated their decline as the automaker's emissions scandal entered its second month with no definitive...

Toyota Financial rethinks auctions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015
Toyota Financial Services is expanding its use of smaller, themed local auction sales to reconnect with dealers who attend physical auctions.

It may be left to vendors to create cross-platform auctions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015
Outside vendors, not the current online-auction giants, may take multiple platform auction sales to the next level by creating technology that will...

Carfax, vAuto offer info on auction vehicles at a glance

5:22 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015
Carfax and vAuto have joined forces to offer dealers vehicle-history information on auction vehicles at a glance and with fewer online clicks.

Cox, Dealertrack seek to reassure on prices

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Cox Automotive President Sandy Schwartz has heard dealers fret that, following Cox's $4 billion purchase of Dealertrack Technologies, the new entity...

Germany wants your Bimmer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
A Cox Automotive unit ships more used BMWs to Germany than any other overseas market.

No more 'distracted walking' in the lanes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Mike Browning, the incoming president of the National Auto Auction Association, is taking charge of a new safety campaign designed to reduce...

Devastation and determination: Memories of Katrina

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2015
Mike Browning, the newly installed president of the National Auto Auction Association, recalls heartbreaking and heartwarming moments following...

'More questions than answers' on used-VW prices

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2015
Massive recalls of Toyota and GM vehicles since 2009 produced no long-term damage to those companies’ used-vehicle values.

Used-car dealers in Calif. sue VW over diesel emissions

5:22 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2015
Independent, used car dealerships sued Volkswagen AG in California on Thursday over losses they say they will incur following revelations that the...

Pontiac Aztek gains traction with millennials from 'Breaking Bad' role

9:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2015
Several discontinued vehicle models, including the Pontiac Aztek -- well known for its spot atop many lists of the ugliest vehicles ever and for its...

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