Automotive News Used Vehicles News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Ohio man's collection of '36 Fords going to auction http://www.autonews.com/article/20140419/BLOG06/140419766/ohio-mans-collection-of-36-fords-going-to-auction Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST As a young man, Emery Ward Jr. fell in love in 1936 -- with a Ford. He never got over the attraction. In fact, the older he got, the more it intensified. Mercedes dealers in U.S. could be overwhelmed by wave of off-lease vehicles, remarketing boss says http://www.autonews.com/article/20140414/RETAIL/140419915/mercedes-dealers-in-u-s-could-be-overwhelmed-by-wave-of-off-lease Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:18:13 EST Mercedes-Benz USA expects its dealership network to be overwhelmed by a tsunami of off-lease vehicles at some point, forcing the brand increasingly to sell those vehicles through non-Mercedes dealers. Prices of GM used cars unhurt by recall http://www.autonews.com/article/20140331/RETAIL04/303319971/prices-of-gm-used-cars-unhurt-by-recall Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Wholesale prices of General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches are unscathed by the highly publicized recall of the vehicles, analysts say. That's because the recalled 1. Hertz adjusts fleet, eyes more retail lots http://www.autonews.com/article/20140324/RETAIL04/303249983/hertz-adjusts-fleet-eyes-more-retail-lots Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Hertz Global Holdings has brought its rental fleet closer in line with demand and expects to sell more retired vehicles directly to consumers at company-owned dealerships, CEO Mark Frissora said. Auction school for dealers http://www.autonews.com/article/20140324/RETAIL04/303249987/auction-school-for-dealers Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST ADESA Inc. has mobilized as many as 300 employees to teach dealers, in some cases one-on-one, how to buy used vehicles on its adesa.com online platform, the top executive at ADESA's parent company says. Recession's lessons boost used-car sales http://www.autonews.com/article/20140324/RETAIL04/303249986/recessions-lessons-boost-used-car-sales Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Mike Cimino, vice president of Phil Long Dealerships in Colorado Springs, Colo., says his group has made a lot of changes in the way it runs its used-vehicle department in recent years. VW, DealerMatch create dealer marketplace online http://www.autonews.com/article/20140324/RETAIL07/303249993/vw-dealermatch-create-dealer-marketplace-online Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Volkswagen of America and a Manheim corporate sibling have developed an online marketplace for VW dealers to buy and sell used vehicles among themselves for a flat monthly fee. Hertz right-sizes fleet, expects more used-car sales to consumers http://www.autonews.com/article/20140318/RETAIL04/140319830/hertz-right-sizes-fleet-expects-more-used-car-sales-to-consumers Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:12:53 EST Hertz Global Holdings has trimmed its rental fleet and expects to sell more of those vehicles, when they're retired from service, directly to consumers at company-owned dealerships, its CEO said Tuesday. Cars.com drawing interest from AutoTrader owners Cox, Apax, report says http://www.autonews.com/article/20140312/RETAIL/140319941/cars-com-drawing-interest-from-autotrader-owners-cox-apax-report-says Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:36:28 EST Cox Enterprises, the media holding company, and London-based buyout firm Apax Partners, are interested in bidding for auto-sales Web site Cars.com, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Income tax refunds, easy credit buoy used-vehicle prices http://www.autonews.com/article/20140307/RETAIL04/140309848/income-tax-refunds-easy-credit-buoy-used-vehicle-prices Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:16:35 EST Used-vehicle prices, bolstered by consumers using their income tax refunds to buy used cars and trucks, rose 0.8 percent in February from January and 1.1 percent from February 2013, the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index showed today.