Automotive News Used Vehicles News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EST AutoNation halts sales of used cars under Takata recalls http://www.autonews.com/article/20141028/OEM11/141029839/autonation-halts-sales-of-used-cars-under-takata-recalls Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51:28 EST AutoNation has stopped selling used vehicles that are subject to the Takata airbag recalls and warnings. The action affects fewer than 400 cars, AutoNation said today. Q auto's sales strategy: 1 person, 1 price http://www.autonews.com/article/20141027/RETAIL04/310279993/q-autos-sales-strategy-1-person-1-price Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Casey Coffey said the goal at Q auto -- Asbury Automotive Group Inc.'s new line of used-only dealerships -- is to stock an array of quality used vehicles and make quick, no-hassle sales to consumers. Surge of used cars stings http://www.autonews.com/article/20141027/RETAIL04/310279966/surge-of-used-cars-stings Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST A rising supply of used vehicles, particularly late-model cars and trucks coming off lease, already is hitting some companies in their pocket books. That supply -- and the number of companies affected - will continue to grow. Brace yourself for a flood of used vehicles http://www.autonews.com/article/20141027/RETAIL04/310279986/brace-yourself-for-a-flood-of-used-vehicles Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Prices on used vehicles are falling and will keep falling as supplies of late-model used cars and trucks return to normal levels. We're seeing the end of a long drought of used vehicles caused by the recession. M-B captive hikes online sales of off-lease cars http://www.autonews.com/article/20141027/RETAIL04/310279994/m-b-captive-hikes-online-sales-of-off-lease-cars Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST An enhancement to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services' 24/7 online remarketing tool has helped the captive finance company boost online sales of off-lease vehicles to dealers. Why Dale Pollak recommends a call center that employs blind workers http://www.autonews.com/article/20141014/BLOG06/141019943/why-dale-pollak-recommends-a-call-center-that-employs-blind-workers Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:42:52 EST Near the end of a conference in Chicago, vAuto founder Dale Pollak made a very personal appeal to the 170 hand-picked dealers present. Pickups defy fall in used-vehicle prices http://www.autonews.com/article/20141010/RETAIL04/141019981/pickups-defy-fall-in-used-vehicle-prices Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:59:34 EST In September, overall used-vehicle prices fell for the fifth month in a row, but prices of used pickups rose sharply. It's all part of a healthy overall market, said Tom Webb, chief economist at auction giant Manheim. Tesla's trump card? Used cars http://www.autonews.com/article/20141006/RETAIL04/310069963/teslas-trump-card-used-cars Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:01:00 EST Tesla is developing a program to sell the Model S secondhand in a bid to lower the cost of entry for the $71,070 sedan and unlock the earnings potential of Tesla's factory-owned retail network. Ray Lambrecht, dealer who auctioned 500 vintage Chevys, dies at 96 http://www.autonews.com/article/20141002/RETAIL07/141009914/ray-lambrecht-dealer-who-auctioned-500-vintage-chevys-dies-at-96 Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:50:43 EST Ray Lambrecht, the Nebraska Chevrolet dealer who auctioned off more than 500 cars last year, died Sept. 22 at age 96, his family confirmed to The New York Times on Tuesday. AutoGrade schools the auction industry http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL04/309299980/autograde-schools-the-auction-industry Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Adopted by the nation's largest auction companies and endorsed by NAAA, AutoGrade is an electronic vehicle-condition reporting system that is being touted as a way to reduce human error and subjectivity when describing vehicle condition and damage. %]