Kelley Blue Book Market Report - February 2013
Led by a surge in small car sales, new car sales soared to 15.3 million in January, despite a slowing economy. Used car sales dipped slightly, although values are up.
What You Need to Know about Millennials & Why It Matters
AutoTrader.com conducted an analysis of Millennial car shoppers and car buyers to help us better understand this generation and their attitudes toward car shopping. The analysis, “Millennials and the Automotive Industry,” is comprised of data from our own proprietary research studies from 2011 to 2012, as well as information from various syndicated sources. The information included here reflects key initial findings in what will be an ongoing series of studies and analyses of this very large demographic whose impact on the automotive industry will be as significant as the Baby Boomer generation.
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Kelley Blue Book Market Report - January 2013
Kelley Blue Book's Market Report provides monthly analyses of new- and used-car sales, along with trending news. This edition includes:
- Industry Sales Maintain Momentum Despite Economic Headwinds
- New and Used Compact Pricing Gap Remains Close
- Auction Values Return to Seasonal Norm as Sandy’s Effects Wane
- Used-Vehicle Inventory Set to Return and Values Up Nearly 5 Percent Year-Over-Year
The Direct-from-Consumer Inventory Acquisition Opportunity
Just when the used car market showed signs of recovery, Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, taking out an estimated 250,000 cars. As dealerships in New York and New Jersey drain supplies of used vehicle inventory, learn how you can beef up your used car inventory.
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