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According to Black Book, as of Nov. 1, 2014, the overall fleet vehicle market depreciation rate for the previous 12 months stood at 12.1%. 2015 Resale Forecast For Cars, Vans and Trucks
The depreciation rate for cars is expected to outpace trucks and vans, which will be aided by strong demand from small fleet buyers.
With the completion of the current orders for the 2015 Chevrolet Express (pictured) and GMC Savana 1500 series units, the transition to the European-styled units is complete. 2015 Resale Forecast for Full-Size Vans
The used full-size van market has remained strong throughout 2014, but it is expected to decline in 2015. Part of the reason for the strength of the used van segment is the discontinuation of traditional U.S.-style vans by OEMs as the new European-style vans are released.
Vehicle Valuation 101
Understanding depreciation, how vehicles are valued and when to remarket can improve your total cost of ownership.
Chart 1: The depreciation averages in this analysis demonstrate the common rule of thumb that vehicles lose the lion's share of their value from the moment they're driven off the dealer's lot until year two, and then depreciate on a gentle slope thereafter. How to Crunch the Numbers on Replacement Cycles
Running your fleet vehicles longer isn't always the most cost-effective choice.
A bold color choice may make a statement or be a means to meet a corporate need, but fleets that want to maximize their resale returns will stick with white. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co. Spec'ing Medium-Duty Trucks for Maximum Resale
Fleets should consider engines, transmissions, upfits and color choices to maximize total cost of ownership.

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Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. 
Used Vehicle Sales Strengthening, Edmunds Says
Certified pre-owned vehicle sales accounted for 22.7 percent of used sales by dealers, setting a record for a single quarter, according to a report by Edmund's.com. Overall, the sale of used vehicles came in strong in the second quarter of 2015 at approximately $9.6 million, growing at a 5.1 percent year-over-year.
Photo of 2016 Tacoma SR5 Access Cab courtesy of Toyota.
Toyota Sets 2016 Tacoma Pricing
The third-generation 2016 Toyota Tacoma base model SR will carry a retail price of $24,200 when it arrives at dealer lots in the middle of September for about a $3,000 increase over the outgoing model.
Photo of 2014 Expedition courtesy of Ford.
Trucks, SUVs Top July Retention Value
Trucks and SUVs logged the strongest resale value during July in a month that saw lighter depreciation of 1.3 percent for 2010-2014 model year vehicles, according to Black Book.
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EVs Facing Heavier Depreciation Than Gasoline Counterparts
Mainstream electric vehicles (EV) are depreciating much faster than their gas sister models, according to new data from Black Book.
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Element Names Commercial Truck Center Manager
Element Fleet Management has appointed Art Cohen as manager of its Commercial Truck Center (CTC), located in Virginia Beach, Va.
Photo of 2012-2014 Camry courtesy of Toyota.
Compact SUVs Bolster June Depreciation, Small Cars Slump
Smaller cars showed the highest depreciation levels in June, while SUVs, pickups, and vans showed relative strength in a used-car market that's now tilted toward larger, less fuel efficient vehicles.
Edmunds.com Names 2015 Best Retained Value Winners
Toyota vehicles were named as the Best Retained Value among automotive brands in 2015 in the non-luxury category, Edmunds.com has announced.
Photo of 2015 Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA US.
Compact SUVs Bolster April Depreciation
Compact SUVs held the strongest retention value in April, increasing 2.8 percent in a month that saw overall depreciation largely unchanged from March levels, according to Black Book.
Photo of 2015 F-150 XL courtesy of Ford.
Vincentric Analyzes 2015 F-150 TCO
By Paul Clinton
The jury is still out on total cost of ownership (TCO) for the 2015 F-150; however, fleet owners should not expect a high cost-to-own increase from the 2014 to 2015 F-150 models, according to Vincentric.
The new mobile units feature a new portability set-up that allows dealers to remove the “auction in the box” unit from the vehicle and facilitate an auction anywhere there is demand. (PHOTO: Manheim)
Manheim Expands Mobile Auction Network
Manheim has added two new trucks to its fast-growing mobile auction network. The company also outlined plans to roll out up to eight additional mobile units later this year, bringing the total number in service to as many as 24 by year’s end.

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