Black Book Reports End-of-Year Slowdown

By Staff Writer December 30, 2021

Auction activity slowed last week, according to Black Book. Sellers held firm to floors and fewer buyers were present during the sales.

The weekly estimated average sales rate dropped to 65% this week.

The retail listing price index now sits at around 35% above where it started the year. 

On a volume-weighted basis, the overall car segment decreased -0.08%. For reference, the previous week, cars increased by +0.04%.

The volume-weighted, overall truck segment increased +0.02%, compared to the prior week’s increase of +0.15%.

As calendar year 2021 comes to a close, wholesale prices are stabilizing with small overall increases. The Wholesale Weekly Price Index reached the highest point of the year last week, once again, this time reporting over 1.52 points.

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