Your car knows what you did last summer!

Sourced from the daily tech newsletter “The Hustle” on September 7 2023: Your sedan is probably eavesdropping. Cars were found to have the worst privacy policies of any product category analyzed by the nonprofit Mozilla Foundation—even worse than your Google Nest or Apple Watch, a report released by the foundation yesterday said. Unless your ’67 […]

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This is one of the many reasons sharp dealers use VRCG to source good units…

Quoted from Automotive News – the August 28 2023 issue: Dealers get creative to find desirable used cars amid tighter supply Dealers navigating a used-vehicle market that already allows little room for error are eyeing another obstacle: worsening used-car availability. When searching for used-vehicle inventory through wholesale avenues, Ricart Automotive Group would typically cast a […]

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There’s only 1 new car left under $20k

Sourced from “The Hustle” daily newsletter on August 22, 2023: Car-buying wisdom if you’re trying to save money: “Stick to public transit.” But if the bus simply isn’t your thing (or available), brace for a budget-shattering event: Cox Automotive found the Mitsubishi Mirage was the only new model going for less than $20,000 last month. […]

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Toyota and Honda units remain in Low Supply

From Automotive News, July 18 2023: Of the 30 best-sellers for the 30 days ended June 26, 11 of the 12 models with the lowest inventory were Toyota and Honda vehicles. Toyota Highlander, Honda CR-V, Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic and Toyota RAV4 had the least, all with less than 26 days’ supply. At […]

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New Vehicle Inventory up 40% Year over Year as Prices Stabilize

From Automotive Fleet, July 14 2023: New-vehicle inventory and prices stabilized further in June while electric vehicle inventory climbed, closing the month with twice the days’ supply as new vehicles overall, according to Cox Automotive’s analysis of vAuto Available Inventory data. The total U.S. supply of available unsold new vehicles stood at 1.95 million units […]

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Mid year 2023 fleet sales spike year over year….

From Auto Rental News: Sales into large fleets, not including sales into dealer and manufacturer fleets, increased 44.6% year over year in June to 217,572 units, according to an early estimate released July 7 from Cox Automotive. “The return of fleet was a key driver of the first half new auto sales increase,” said Cox […]

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Penske Remains a Total Class Act!

From the June 5, 2023 edition of Automotive News Penske to replace Indy 500 fan’s smashed car A fan whose car was smashed by a tire that went flying during the Indianapolis 500 is getting a new ride, courtesy of the track owner who happens to be one of the country’s biggest auto dealers. Penske […]

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Wholesale Used Vehicle Prices Dip YOY but Rise Since March April 18, 2023 • From News/Media Release

Wholesale used-vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally adjusted basis) decreased 2.7% from March in the first 15 days of April, according to the midmonth Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index released April 18, which dropped to 231.7 and was down 4% from April 2022. The seasonal adjustment contributed to the decline. The non-adjusted price […]

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Repelled by high car prices, Americans are holding on to their vehicles longer than ever By TOM KRISHER May 15, 2023, sourced via the AP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — With new and used cars still painfully expensive, Ryan Holdsworth says he plans to keep his 9-year-old Chevy Cruze for at least four more years. Limiting his car payments and his overall debt is a bigger priority for him than having a new vehicle. A 35-year-old grocery store worker from […]

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Dealerships with strong used focus land on top – from Automotive News April 24, 2023

Dealership groups on Automotive News’ annual ranking focused strongly on used-vehicle operations in 2022, seeking trade-ins and buying directly from consumers to pad used inventories and sustain sales. Honing their used-vehicle operations proved critical again last year for franchised dealership groups contending with slightly improved but not fully recovered new-vehicle production. Cavender Auto Family, of […]

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