This year started strong, but with no strong gain in used vehicle prices in Q1, auction values began an early decline in April and since have declined below levels seen in 2012 and 2011. Kelley Blue Book expects depreciation to continue through the remainder of the year, with year-end values no more than 3% to 5% percent below 2012.
Only a few segments are maintaining a positive value for the year – mid-size pickup trucks are doing well from….
Hybrids have taken the biggest fall – nearly 9% from January; the drop in the first quarter can be attributed to….
Auction values of 1-to 3-Year-old luxury vehicles fell nearly 1% in May; the segment performing better than overall market average, which fell….
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