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Jesse Snyder

Senior Correspondent, Automotive News TV
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About Jesse Snyder:

Jesse Snyder is senior correspondent for Automotive News and Automotive News TV and host of the 'By the Numbers' segment for First Shift. Before he relocated to New Mexico in 2016, Jesse was opinion editor of Automotive News, based in Detroit. After graduating from Michigan State University and before joining Crain Communications Inc., Jesse was business editor for The Daily Tribune in Royal Oak, Mich.

Jesse started at Crain in Detroit in 1982 as a reporter for Advertising Age. He has worked for Crain in four cities in three countries: as Los Angeles bureau chief for Automotive News, as executive editor of Automotive News Europe in London and then Munich, and returned to Automotive News in Detroit in 2008.

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Recent authored articles

Hyundai will list all CPO vehicles on Carfax

Hyundai Motor America will start posting all of its dealerships' certified pre-owned vehicles for sale on Carfax's used-vehicle listings.

More off-lease crossovers could hurt new-vehicle sales

Dealers will have more used SUVs and crossovers to sell in 2018, but the greater supply coming off lease may also squeeze margins and volume on vehicles.

New ADESA president will hit ground running

John Hammer will spend his first weeks as new ADESA president on the road, before laying out new goals for the U.S. auto auction network.

'A marketplace ... ripe for change'

In this Q&A, new ADESA President John Hammer discusses future changes in the industry and how his company will thrive amid those changes.

Why sweet lease deals are going away

A flood of off-lease vehicles, including SUVs and crossovers, and other factors will make it more difficult for automakers to offer tempting lease deals.

Net soars at ADESA's parent on tax gains

Net income at KAR Auction Services, ADESA's parent, soared in the fourth quarter because of a special gain related to the changes in federal corporate taxes.

Dealerships partner with Costco to boost service, parts sales

UPDATED: 12:57 pm ET 2/21/18 -- corrected

Costco is working with new-vehicle dealerships to expand its members-only discount program beyond auto purchases to service and parts sales.

No letup in blitz of new products, Manheim says

Manheim will extend rapid introductions of digital enhancements into 2018, as the technology race among auctions rages.

Slowing growth in off-lease volumes, better mix will help in '18

Used-vehicle sales will grow modestly to 39.5 million units in 2018, driven by a more desirable mix of off-lease vehicles and consumers with more take-home pay.

Lease returns to power used-car sales

The most challenging environment in 2018 may be for independent dealers specializing in older used vehicles, which are in relatively short supply.

Storm-driven sales gains disappear

Used and new auto replacements tied to hurricanes Harvey and Irma almost disappeared in November after driving substantial gains in September and October.


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