February 5, 2013
Automotive Fleet spoke with Black Book’s Ricky Beggs, senior analyst for the company, about the effect models introduced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit will have on used-vehicle values in the future.
Tags: resale value, Pickup trucks, Black Book
November 28, 2012
Price drops for a number of used-vehicle segments are starting to slow as higher demand for vehicles in the wake of hurricane Sandy is starting to kick in, according to Black Book.
Tags: resale value, Black Book, used car market, used car prices, Hurricane Sandy
November 8, 2012
Post Hurricane Sandy, the used-car market is about to see changes that will slow down vehicle resale value depreciation and possibly even push up prices in some categories, according to Black Book’s Senior Analyst Ricky Beggs.
Tags: resale value, Black Book, used vehicle sales, Ricky Beggs, used car prices, Hurricane Sandy
October 25, 2012
Values on used cars improved overall over the past week, with the average segment change being -$61, the lowest decline in the past 10 weeks, according to Black Book.
Tags: Black Book, used car market, used car prices
October 11, 2012
Domestic used vehicles averaged $14,839 at the end of September, down from $15,055 at the beginning of the month.
September 27, 2012
Black Book reported that resale values declines in the car segment have become increasingly large since April, though the truck segment, on the other hand, has seen price drops slow.
Tags: used car prices, used car market, Used Truck, Ricky Beggs, Black Book, used vehicles
July 31, 2012
The two biggest segment drops for the first six months of 2012 are the Near Luxury Car and Full-Size Van Cargo categories, at -5.7% and -6.2% respectively.
Tags: resale value, Black Book, used car market, used car prices
July 10, 2012
Last month Beggs reported a pattern of decreasing wholesale prices for medium-duty trucks, and this month brings more of the same, especially with late-model medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
Tags: Black Book, wholesale market, Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, Ricky Beggs, used car market, used car prices, prices
June 26, 2012
Activity in pricing adjustments was ‘pretty substantial,’ reports Ricky Beggs, managing editor of Black Book, adding that with more than 2,300 vehicles adjusted each day throughout the week, the trend is very similar to the previous two weeks.
Tags: Black Book, used vehicle sales, Ricky Beggs, used car market, used car prices, used-truck sales, used tru
June 14, 2012
Resale values have been high for the past two years-plus in the wake of the automotive industry’s 2009 downturn, but recent values haven’t been quite as strong in a number of vehicle categories. As for fleet vehicle segments that are retaining value, core 'fleet' sedans, have resale values that are staying strong.
Tags: SUV, resale value, luxury vehicle, Black Book, hybrid vehicles, mid-size vehicle, used vehicle sales, Ricky Beggs, compact car, CAFE standards
March 21, 2012
Black Book’s Ricky Beggs reports that average values for both cars and trucks increased for the first time this year.
Tags: Black Book, Ricky Beggs, used car market, used car prices
November 2, 2011
Ricky Beggs, managing editor of Black Book, presents the Oct. 31 edition of "Beggs on the Used Car Market." In his weekly video, he discusses the performance of the various car and truck market segments, and the possible role of changing fuel prices.
Tags: Black Book, Fuel Prices, used vehicle sales, Ricky Beggs, used car market, used car prices
March 25, 2010
Thirteen of the 14 truck segments increased this week, while the full-size crossover segment continued to struggle for the seventh consecutive week.
Tags: Auction, Black Book
January 21, 2010
The decline in values this month reflect "better than normal December activity and value movement" and a more stable market, says Ricky Beggs, managing editor of Black Book.
Tags: Black Book
November 12, 2009
Used-car and truck values declined in all 24 vehicle segments, according to the Used Car Market report by Black Book.
Tags: Black Book, wholesale market
July 16, 2009
The used-truck segment also increased in value for the eighth consecutive week.
Tags: Black Book, used vehicle sales
June 18, 2009
Wholesale sales percentages are much greater than can be expected, according to the "Beggs on the Market" video report.
June 4, 2009
According to Black Book's "Beggs on the Market" video report, prices of the 10 car segments dropped an average of $13.
May 7, 2009
Black Book reports that most segments of the used vehicle industry have remained strong over the last 30- and 90-day periods ending May 1, 2009.
Tags: Black Book, used vehicles
March 5, 2009
Sports cars, prestige luxury cars, and luxury-level cars lift the car segment. Ten of 14 truck segments also rise in value.
February 5, 2009
Full-size pickups and SUVs see increases; compacts, premium sporty cars and entry midsize cars struggle.
Tags: Auction, Black Book, used vehicles
October 14, 2008
Luxury, highline cars are among the vehicles with the largest adjustments.
Tags: luxury vehicle, Black Book, wholesale market
June 19, 2008
GAINESVILLE, GA - Black Book reports that the market trends seen during the past several months are continuing, as the truck market has once again experienced a higher rate of depreciation in the past three months
Tags: Black Book, truck market
May 15, 2008
Three year old used cars depreciated less in the three month period ending May 1, 2008 than in the previous three month period, which ended April 1, 2008, according to Black Book.
Tags: fuel, Black Book, vehicle depreciation, used vehicle sales
April 17, 2008
The average values of vehicles produced between 2005 and 2003 dropped roughly 16 percent, from $17,345 to $14,441, since March 2007.
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