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Big Changes Ahead for Used-Vehicle Transport

After years of steady state in vehicle logistics, the sector is now evolving at light speed. And while this increased pace means new challenges for shippers, carriers and brokers, the good news is that technology-driven solutions are advancing just as rapidly. I recently had the chance to speak about these trends during the Q1 Manheim … Continued

Automotive Insights: Trends, Fraud and Future

Scott McMahon, alliance manager for Automotive Partnerships at Equifax, leads a panel discussion on current trends, the rising challenge of fraud in the automotive space, and the industry’s outlook, with a special focus on consumer affordability and the evolving electric vehicle (EV) market. His esteemed panel includes Steve Greenfield, general partner at Automotive Ventures; Marguerite … Continued

EV Sales Growth Slows; Market Leader Tesla Stalls

Electric vehicle (EV) sales growth in the U.S. continues to slow, according to sales data analyzed by Kelley Blue Book. In the first quarter of 2024, Americans bought 268,909 new electric vehicles, according to Kelley Blue Book counts. EV share of total new-vehicle sales in Q1 was 7.3%, a decrease from Q4 2023. While annual … Continued

Q1 2024 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call Replay Available

A replay of the Q1 2024 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index Call held on Friday, April 5, is available below. Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke, Jeremy Robb, senior director of Economic and Industry Insights, and Scott Vanner, Economic and Industry Insights senior analyst, discussed the latest Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index and the major … Continued

Toyota Shows Their Dealers the Money

One of my favorite pop culture movie lines is Tom Cruise screaming, “Show Me the Money,” from the 1996 hit film Jerry Maguire.  In today’s car business, no manufacturer does a better job of showing their dealers the money than Toyota/Lexus. Not only has Toyota become the #1 volume brand – and is expected to … Continued

Q1 2024 Cox Automotive Industry Insights Webcast Replay Available

Below is a replay of the Q1 2024 Cox Automotive Industry Insights and Sales Forecast call, which was held on Thursday, March 28. Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke and the Industry Insights team provided an overview of the U.S. automotive industry through the first quarter, revisited Cox Automotive’s Forecast: 2024, the major themes that are … Continued

2024 Cox Automotive Market Insights and Outlook

Reliable data and smart insights are crucial for navigating the ever-changing market conditions of the dynamic auto industry. Fueled by the largest breadth of first-party data fed by 2.3 billion online interactions a year, the Cox Automotive Economic and Industry Insights team collects, analyzes and shares the best information possible. The 2024 CAMIO The Cox Automotive … Continued

2024 Cox Automotive Forecasts

Cox Automotive provides forecasts on the new and used vehicle markets, leasing, fleet and CPO sales, and the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index. The full-year 2024 forecasts were presented during the Cox Automotive Industry Insights webcast on January 8. The Economic and Industry Insights team reviews the forecasts quarterly and updates them as market changes … Continued

Fleet Services by Cox Automotive Joins Forces with U.S. Army’s PaYS Program to Secure Career Opportunities for Service Members

ATLANTA and INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2024 – Fleet Services by Cox Automotive announced its commitment to the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Your Success (PaYS) Program, helping soldiers prepare for a career after the Army. The two organizations signed an official partnership agreement during a ceremony on Monday at Fleet Services by Cox Automotive in Indianapolis. … Continued

U.S. Auto Dealer Sentiment Improves in Q1, but Current Market View Remains Weak as Profit Pressures Replace Inventory Woes

ATLANTA, March 13, 2024 – The Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index (CADSI) shows that current market sentiment improved slightly in the first quarter compared to the fourth quarter of 2023, increasing from 40 to 42, but remains well below the 50 threshold, indicating most dealers see the current market as weak. The survey’s current market … Continued