Used Cars

Pollak: Days are numbered for 'days on the lot' pricing

Days on the lot is as up to date a metric as a sundial, says Dale Pollak, who proposes evaluating a vehicle's investment quality instead.

Aging used cars ripen on lots

Used-car lots still have too many units that have sat for 60 days or longer, or even more than 45 days, says used-car guru Dale Pollak.


A new philosophy: Turning cars in 30 days

Toledo, Ohio, dealer Denny Amrhein was tied to the hip with a failing, flailing Chryser 10 years ago. And he says the only reason his businesses survived was a clever, borrowed strategy to sell lots and lots of barely profitable used cars.

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Aging used cars ripen on lots

Used-car lots still have too many units that have sat for 60 days or longer, or even more than 45 days, says used-car guru Dale Pollak.

A new philosophy: Turning cars in 30 days

Toledo, Ohio, dealer Denny Amrhein was tied to the hip with a failing, flailing Chryser 10 years ago. And he says the only reason his businesses survived was a clever, borrowed strategy to sell lots and lots of barely profitable used cars.

Used-vehicle prices stronger than expected

Increasing demand for used vehicles, concern over potential tariffs and tightening supplies are causing used-vehicle prices to strengthen instead of taking their normal summer dip.


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