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Q3 Auto Finance: Used Accounts for 55% of Loans

Experian analysts say buyers of pre-owned vehicles accounted for 55.15% of all U.S. auto loan originations in the third quarter, a 2.4% year-over-year increase.

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Pre-Owned Values Down 1.4% in November

Black Book reports retained values for used vehicles decreased sharply last month. If the index holds through December, it will end 2019 on a year-over-year decline of nearly 2%.

Report: Spike in Wholesale Volume Hurts Pre-Owned Values

Prices for used vehicles declined 4.2% in the first 10 months of 2019 while volume increased 5.2%, J.D. Power analysts say, a trend that has begun to affect the commercial market.

Picard Moves to New VP Role at Manheim

As vice president of industry partnerships, Julie Picard will provide leadership and strategic direction in Manheim’s work with auto dealers and other groups.

Mass. Dealer Agrees to Nearly $1M Settlement

The Boston-area AutoMax group has agreed to a $925,000 settlement after facing accusations of misrepresenting vehicles, warranty and service contract coverage, and fees.

ADESA Adds VirtuaLane Support to Mobile App

A new internal integration was designed to facilitate access to all 26 ADESA VirtuaLane locations through the company’s proprietary Marketplace mobile app.

Used Trucks Lost More Value Than Sedans in October

Black Book’s latest Used Vehicle Retention Index report shows retained values for light trucks declined at a faster rate than many car segments.

September Depreciation Report Shows 1% Overall Decline

Black Book reports used vehicle values fell by 1% in September, led by declines in the compact van and luxury car categories. Only one segment showed improvement.

Recall Sweep Targets AutoNation Dealerships

The U.S. PIRG Education Fund issued a damning report after finding one in every nine used vehicles for sale at 28 AutoNation-owned locations in 12 states is subject to an open recall.

Report: GPS Tracking Reduces Impound Costs

In the year since impound fees cost the used car industry $1.1 billion, new data released by Spireon shows maturing technology has made a positive impact.