Dealers, experts at NADA speak about used-car fundamentals for 2019

Auto Remarketing, Feb. 15, 21019 — by Jim Leman By Jim Leman If the months in front of us were an abstract painting, most auto dealers viewing it agree about what they see, with a few exceptions here and there. To discover dealers’ concerns – and optimism –...

Big Auction Houses Running Hard into Their Futures

AutoRemarketing By Jim Leman Big auction chains Manheim and KAR/ADESA are seeing their traditional business models upended and are scrambling to address dealers’ changing wholesale vehicle buy-sell needs. Challenging auctions is the quickening drive to...
Better inventory listings, lead management anchor more sales

Better inventory listings, lead management anchor more sales

Auto Remarketing – By Jim Leman, Correspondent – asen Rice learned well his lessons as an inventory performance manager for vAuto. He left that organization in 2013 to start Lotpop, a company providing online and on-lot inventory analysis and management...
Calibrate Recon to Increase Used Car Profitability, Dealers Say

Calibrate Recon to Increase Used Car Profitability, Dealers Say

Car Biz Today – by Jim Leman – Since hitting the automotive retail market in 2010, software for calibrating reconditioning efficiency has revolutionized how auto dealerships get used cars ready for sale. Those using this technology say its use results in...
A Robust Future for Used-Car Sales and CUs

A Robust Future for Used-Car Sales and CUs

F&I and Showroom Magazine – Consumer interest in quality used cars — including older, higher-mileage models — will continue strong through 2018. In addition, the increase of off-lease vehicles will give buyers more choices across more price points than the...