Used Cars

Economists expect sales of used cars to rise in '18

In contrast to new-vehicle sales, U.S. used-vehicle sales will rise in 2018, even as prices soften, on rising volumes of off-lease vehicles, economists forecast.

Safety first for next auction group leader

NAAA's board is expected to vote on mandatory safety standards for auction members at this month's annual convention, changing how buyers can act in the lane.

UPDATED: 11/8/17 1:55 pm ET - corrected

America's SUV thirst hits luxury brands behind the scenes

Luxury carmakers benefiting from red-hot demand for lucrative SUVs are dealing with a behind-the-scenes headache because of just how swiftly consumer demand has shifted away from sedans.

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Scott Painter's startup gets big lift

A startup trying to create a new channel for selling used vehicles just got almost $1 billion -- and a de facto endorsement from two major industry players.

Fast recon boosts high-quality used inventory

As profit margins for new vehicles shrink, dealerships are looking to make more money from selling used cars and trucks. The number of U.S. vehicles coming off lease represents a treasure trove of potential inventory.

ADESA's parent buys rest of TradeRev

KAR Auction Services has acquired all of the TradeRev technology that allows dealers to electronically buy used vehicles before they reach physical auctions.

Why disasters today pack more wallop

Rising coastal populations and technology-laden vehicles, which prompt insurers to be quicker to declare a damaged vehicle a total loss, are driving salvage auction growth.

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