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Full-Size Vans Holding Resale Value

Photo of Chevrolet Express van courtesy of GM.

Three-year-old full-size vans retained the most value among trucks, vans, and SUVs in the wholesale used vehicle market, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

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Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

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It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.

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Examining Used-Vehicle Data Privacy at CAR

Attendees socialize at the CAR exhibit hall in 2017. Photo: Steve Reed.

The 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) will be comprised of myriad keynote presentations and industry meetings that touch on pressing topics in vehicle remarketing, including a town hall discussion on how data privacy and cyber security threats are impacting the industry.

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Fleet Consignor Prices Rise 4.1% in January

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Wholesale used vehicle prices for vehicles from fleet or lease consignors increased 4.1% in January from the prior month, but fell 0.3% from the same month a year ago, according to the latest Kontos Kommentary.

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Lowest 5-Year Cost-to-Own Vehicles Named

Five General Motors vehicles from the 2018 model year have the lowest cost to own in their categories over a five-year period, while four Toyota or Lexus vehicles also made an annual list from Kelley Blue Book.

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TCO Champs: Crossovers or Sedans?

2017 model-year vehicles over a 36-month period with an average of 20,000 miles a year....

As consumers and automakers continue to migrate away from sedans toward crossovers, there are no clear winners when analyzing total cost of ownership of individual models.

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Ford, Nissan Top Vincentric's Fleet Value List

Ford and Nissan vehicles appeared most prominently among the vehicles chosen as having the best fleet value by Vincentric for the 2017 model year, the firm that analyzes total cost of ownership announced.

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2017 CAR in Pictures

Attendees mingle at the entrance of the CAR 2017 exhibition hall at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas.

CAR was highlighted by discussions addressing trends that will affect the future of the remarketing industry. The conference was held March 1 to 2 at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas and was held in partnership with the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) and the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA). Photos by Steve Reed and Andy Lundin.