From the monthly archives: May, 2016

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Fullsize Cargo Van Market Update

To complete our look at the cargo van market, we’ve compiled wholesale (auction plus dealer-to-dealer) selling price data for fullsize vans of model year 2015...

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Compact Cargo Van Market Update

To update our competitive comparison of compact cargo vans published late last year, we’ve compiled average wholesale (auction plus dealer-to-dealer) pricing, adjusted for mileage, for vans of model year 2015...

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Older Trucks Dominated April’s Wholesale Market

As we mentioned earlier this month, the number of three- to five-year-old sleeper tractors sold at auction fell substantially in April. This development was also evident in the dealer-to-dealer channel...

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Retail Sleeper Pricing Down 4% Month-Over-Month

True to our estimate of 4-5% depreciation per month on average, we can confirm that three to five year-old sleeper tractors brought an average of 4.2% less money in April than March...

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May Commercial Truck Guidelines is Available!

In the May edition, we examine how wholesale and retail pricing have been affected by the reduction in auction volume. Also, we provide a look at medium duty segments. Click here for the report!

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May Market Update Video is Available!

In just over three minutes, senior analyst Chris Visser walks you through retail and wholesale sleeper tractor market conditions in the middle of the second quarter. Click here to view the video!

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Stable to Upward Pricing in Medium Duty Segments

In the middle of the second quarter, most segments of the medium duty market are showing stable to higher pricing along with higher volume. We see most segments as trending in a net-positive direction...

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Retail Sleeper Pricing Moderates Going into the Second Quarter

Following a steep 12.9% month-over-month decline in pricing from January to February, the average retail selling price of a 3-5 year old aerodynamic sleeper tractor decreased a minimal 2.3% in March...

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April Class 8 Auction Wrap-Up

In April, our benchmark group of the three highest-volume sleeper tractors of model years 2011-2013 saw a substantial drop in volume. Pricing was mixed...

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