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March 17, 2016

What Will Happen to Volkswagen Car Prices in the Near Future?

Filed under: Auto Industry - 17 Mar 2016

Anyone who’s planning or driving a car certainly knows that this asset depreciates in value over time. In other words, whether it’s used or not, its potential price in the market should the owner decides to sell it will be …

October 17, 2014

Should You Buy American Cars or Imported Cars? (Part 2)

Filed under: Auto Industry - 17 Oct 2014

Benefits of Buying Imported Cars

When considering whether or not to buy imported cars there are several key benefits to take note of. One of the biggest benefits of buying imported cars lies in the wider variety of luxury models. While …

October 10, 2014

Should You Buy American Cars or Imported Cars? (Part 1)

Filed under: Auto Industry - 10 Oct 2014

One of the first questions car buyers must answer is whether they want to buy American cars or imported cars. There are a variety of potential benefits and drawbacks to both options. The key is considering what your priorities are …

September 3, 2013

Auto Auction Late Model Car Values and Volume Continue to Climb

Filed under: Auto Industry - 03 Sep 2013

Over the past year there has been a noticeable trend throughout the auto auction community.  The value and availability of late-model cars has significantly increased.  At the same time, the demand for older cars has diminished.  This creates the perfect …

November 1, 2012

US Auto Market Update

Filed under: Auto Industry - 01 Nov 2012

Auto sales for Quarter 3 improved 13.8% compared to quarter 3 of 2011. In September alone, industry sales increased by 12.8%, continuing the slow growth that started in July of this year.

Jumpstart Automotive recently analyzed recent online car shopping data …

October 10, 2012

Top 5 Most Popular Cars Sold at Auction This Year

Filed under: Auto Industry - 10 Oct 2012

Identifying the top five most popular cars sold at auction this year is a difficult proposition.  So it is important to set some ground rules before getting into this list.  First, not every auction lists the results which make it …

September 12, 2012

Surging New Car Sales Means Better Deals at Auto Auctions around the Country

Filed under: Auto Industry - 12 Sep 2012

Throughout 2012, new auto sales have continued to increase.  At a glance, it may not seem like this would affect public car auction prices, however it is exactly what auction goers needed to see.  As new car sales continued to …

April 19, 2012

Maryland Auto Auctions Offer Clean Title Cars For Sale

Filed under: Auto Industry - 19 Apr 2012

Across the state, Maryland auto auctions offer clean title cars for sale. There are a lot of different sources that send cars to auction and not all of them include clean titles. This is an issue that a lot of …

December 18, 2011

Auto Industry – Latest News And Trends

Filed under: Auto Industry - 18 Dec 2011

The Definition of Luxury Cars is Changing and the KBB Top 2012 Redesigned Vehicles Proves It

Over the past several years the definition of luxury within the car market has started to change. The biggest difference used to be size, …

March 22, 2010

A Short History of US Autos

Filed under: Auto Industry - 22 Mar 2010

It didn’t start with Henry Ford or Ransome Olds.  The modern age of the automobile didn’t really begin until after World War II.  Prior to that time, the automobile was a convenience and a luxury item, not a necessity.  After …

March 1, 2010

New York International Auto Show 2010

Filed under: Auto Industry - 01 Mar 2010

It’s Car Show season again. That magical time of year when car makers dazzle us with their exciting concept cars, and tempting new models. From low-slung supercars, to environment-friendly hybrids. There is sure to be a new model to suit …

October 24, 2009

Auto Industry Crossroads But Future Looks Electric

Filed under: Auto Industry - 24 Oct 2009

The US auto industry crisis has caused pain for both workers and investors.  Workers have been laid off from long-held jobs as bankruptcies mount and cut-backs are made.  Investors in auto companies have seen the value of their stockholdings slashed.

However, …

October 12, 2009

Tougher Fuel Efficiency Standards for US Auto Industry

Filed under: Auto Industry - 12 Oct 2009

The US Auto Industry is bracing for tougher fuel efficiency standards.  The new standards call for new vehicles to average 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016.  The new measures were announced on September 15 in the midst of falling sales …

October 6, 2009

Upcoming LA Auto Show

Filed under: Auto Industry - 06 Oct 2009

Few Auto shows are anticipated more than the upcoming LA Auto show. After a pretty dismal show last year due to the financial state of America’s big three car manufacturers, (Chrysler couldn’t even afford to have lights on their stand) …

October 4, 2009

Auto Industry Future Discussed at Auto Forum

Filed under: Auto Industry - 04 Oct 2009

The future of the US auto industry will be the backbone of the discussion at a special forum to he held on October 8th at Nova Southeastern University in Davie from 8.15am to 9.30am. The forum will be open to …

September 9, 2009

US Auto Industry Rebounds In August

Filed under: Auto Industry - 09 Sep 2009

Thanks to the Cash For Clunkers scheme, the US Auto Industry had a bumper month in August.  The increased sales figures were led by a 17% jump at Ford Motor Co. Ford’s sales performance was underpinned by its truck sales …

August 21, 2009

New Car Sales To Dry Up In Coming Months

Filed under: Auto Industry - 21 Aug 2009

The US Government’s Cash for Clunkers rebate program has undoubtedly given the US auto industry the shot in the arm it needed to get it going again.  Many Americans have embraced the program and rushed out to trade in their …

August 6, 2009

US Auto Industry On The Up

Filed under: Auto Industry - 06 Aug 2009

It appears that the worst of the US auto industries woes are over.  While there has been a lot of pain for all auto industry stakeholders, it seems that the mood of the heart of the US car industry, Detroit, …