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This monthly report leverages Cox Automotive’s multifaceted insight into the automotive marketplace to provide a one-page overview of economic indicators, supply, demand, credit and other vital topics and trends affecting the industry.
- Auction values for pickup trucks finish 2016 exceptionally high despite rising fuel prices; Nissan Titan and GMC Canyon top performers
- Mid-size pickup trucks close year-long lead strong in 2015 model-year retention by segment; luxury high performance finishes second
- Auction values report steeper declines in fourth quarter, down more than 15 percent year-to-date
Cox Automotive provides the broadest, deepest, most complete view of the entire automotive ecosystem through our unique ability to integrate insights from our wholesale, financial, media and fixed operations brands. Every aspect of the industry is changing — from how cars are designed, produced and built, to how they are moving through the ecosystem — and it’s being driven by the connected consumer. The 2017 Insights Handbook identifies eight key markers that define where the retail automotive industry is today and where it needs to go in the future. These insights should help dealers, OEMs and lenders understand what they need to do to build a connected, holistic platform that will break down the barriers between their organizations and consumers.
Download the handbook and learn how to improve process efficiency, increase revenue, spur innovation, enhance the customer experience and build brand loyalty.
While 2016 saw new vehicle sales hit a record high, and used vehicle sales accelerate for the seventh year in a row, Cox Automotive’s Chief Economist Tom Webb recommends those in the industry “prepare for volatility, enjoy today’s calm, relish having maximized returns during the recovery, and remain agile and liquid to capture the coming opportunities.”
Key takeaways from the 22nd Annual Used Car Market Report.