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The Electric Vehicle Era: Good for People and the Planet – Cox Automotive Mobility White Paper

Cox Automotive Mobility’s latest white paper entitled Yes, the Electric Era is Here and It’s Good for People and the Planet explores the sustainability revolution that is underway, with EVs playing a significant role in the transportation present and future given their propensity to dramatically cut global warming emissions, charged by an ever-cleaner electricity grid. … Continued

Q3 2021 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call Replay Available

A replay of the Q3 2021 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call held on Thursday, October 7, is available below. Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke and Kayla Reynolds, manager of economic and industry insights, discussed the latest Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index and the major economic and industry trends that shaped the quarter. Jonathan … Continued

Cox Automotive Q3 2021 U.S. Auto Sales Call Replay Available

At the Cox Automotive Q3 U.S. Auto Sales Forecast call held on September 30, Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke, Senior Economist Charlie Chesbrough and Economic and Industry Insights Manager Kayla Reynolds explained the factors that drove the auto industry in the third quarter. Additionally, Lea Malloy, head of EV Battery Solutions at Cox Automotive Mobility, … Continued

Cox Automotive Q3 2021 U.S. Auto Sales Call Presentation Available

The Cox Automotive Q3 U.S. Auto Sales Forecast call will be held today at 10 a.m. EDT. The presentation is now available for download. Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke, Senior Economist Charlie Chesbrough and Economic and Industry Insights Manager Kayla Reynolds will explain the factors that drove the auto industry in the third quarter. Additionally, Lea Malloy, … Continued

Is There Such Thing as a Good Labor Day Deal in Today’s New Car Market?

It wasn’t that long ago when shoppers were overwhelmed with advertisements for incredible deals and offers on new cars:  loyalty cash, conquest cash, retail cash, holiday bonus cash, dealer cash, lease cash … cash, cash, cash and more cash!  Car companies used to celebrate more holidays than Hallmark has greeting cards. But all that cash … Continued

Q2 2021 Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch Report: Shopping Consideration Increases for Electrified Vehicles; Toyota, Tesla and Honda Dominate

Tesla again dominated for the most-shopped EVs, though it is starting to see some competition from newcomers, while Toyota and Honda led for most-shopped hybrids, according to the Q2 2021 Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch™ report. The report is a consumer perception survey that also weaves in consumer shopping behavior to determine how a brand … Continued

Q2 2021 Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch Report: BMW Dominated; Porsche, Audi Accelerated; Tesla Slows

BMW had a stellar second quarter in shopping consideration that also translated into sales, according to the Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch™ report for Q2 2021. Audi and Porsche gained traction. Tesla waned in some areas, though the Model 3 remained the most-shopped luxury vehicle. The Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch report is a consumer … Continued

Q2 2021 Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch: Truck Shopping Picks Up; Subaru Slips; Ram Tops in Important Factors

Inventory-constrained Toyota held on to the top spot for shopping consideration, but Ford narrowed the gap in the second quarter despite its own supply challenges, according to the Q2 2021 Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch™ report for non-luxury brands. The Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch report is a consumer perception survey that also weaves in … Continued

Inventory Isn’t the Only Challenge in Automotive Right Now

We find ourselves right in the middle of one of the most unusual automotive markets any of us can remember. Inventory shortages on the new and used car sides, along with the corresponding price increases, have been dominating the headlines. However, there’s one area that’s been deeply affected by COVID-19 that hasn’t gotten a lot … Continued

Q2 2021 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call Replay Available

A replay of the Q2 2021 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call hosted by Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke and Kayla Reynolds, industry intelligence analyst for Cox Automotive, is available below. Smoke and Reynolds were joined by Kevin Chartier, vice president of Manheim Consulting, and Joe Kichler, vice president of Manheim Logistics. Chartier highlighted key wholesale … Continued