Black Book to print first truck guide

Black Book, a company that estimates wholesale values for used vehicles in the United States and Canada, will publish its first “Official Heavy Duty Truck Guide” on Nov. 1.

The guide provides used-vehicle prices for 10 model years for medium- and heavy-duty tractor trucks.

The guide gives wholesale prices for trucks in average and rough condition, average retail prices and loan values, said Pat Key, director of sales and marketing at Black Book. Black Book bases it vehicle valuations on prices paid by dealers at auctions.

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