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Changing consumer tastes are driving up used-vehicle prices as buyers shift to trucks from cars. The mix in the used-vehicle market today remains pretty much evenly split between cars and…
One man’s junk is one dealership’s inventory. Co-owners Candice Price and Ron Devers started Home Team Auto Sales last November in Omaha. Neither had sold cars before, although Devers had…
As tariffs start to rise in the U.S., many observers expect a negative impact on the new-car market. The impact on the used-car market remains less certain. West Coast Shipping,…
After an accident at Lynnway Auto Auction last year claimed several lives, auctions across the country have taken steps to improve safety, ranging from adding bollards to redesigning its lanes.…
Ten years ago, Joel Osserman stocked as many as 148 to 154 cars on the lot at Eurocars Inc., a Waterloo, N.Y., dealership. Today, Osserman carries about 43 vehicles in…
Andy Gabler is the incoming president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association. He is president of Lakeside Auto Group in Erie, Pa. Gabler owns two used-car dealerships and one…
Interest rates continue to rise and that is starting to have an effect on varios parts of the car business. The Federal Reserve recently increased the federal funds rate by…
Strong demand is keeping used-car prices high, but concerns aboust rising fuel prices are growing. The average transaction price for a used vehicle was $19,657 in the first quarter, according…
GPS devices are taking dealers in new directions as technology improves and data becomes more accessible. Today, tools that track how a car is driven, as well as where it’s…
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