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October 6, 2015

Consumers Down on VW Brand, Diesel-Powered Vehicles, Survey Shows

Not only do more than half of consumers on Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader have "complete" or "general mistrust" of the Volkswagen brand in the wake of its emissions scandal, 30% of users of both sites are less likely to consider a diesel-powered vehicle.

August 31, 2015

Manheim Opens Riverside Facilities to Assist in Used-Vehicle Evaluations

Manheim recently unveiled a new indoor vehicle inspection facility and the Kelley Blue Book Resource center at its California Service Center in Riverside, Calif.

July 1, 2015

New-Car Transaction Prices Continue to Rise in June

New-car transaction prices rose 2% in June, with Ford leading the way. The only automaker to realize a decrease was the Volkswagen Group.

June 25, 2015

KBB Raises 2015 Sales Forecast to 17.1 Million Units

Kelley Blue Book said today that it expects June sales to total 1.5 million units, which would push first-half and second-quarter sales totals to their highest levels since 2005. The firm also raised its 2015 sales forecast from 16.9 million to 17.1 million.

March 3, 2015

New-Car Transaction Prices Climb in February, KBB Reports

New-car prices increased 3.6% over last February, with Hyundai-Kia showing the largest percentage gain of all major OEMs.

December 2, 2014

KBB: New-Car Transaction Prices Up in November

New-car prices have increased by $165 from November last year, while rising $568 from a month prior. Domestic automakers have been the main beneficiaries of this trend, according to Kelley Blue Book.

October 16, 2014

Women Less Confident in Car-Buying Process, KBB Reports

A new study from Kelley Blue Book found that 58% of men are confident in the car-buying arena, versus 38% of women. As a result, women take longer to make a purchase decision.

September 3, 2014

New-Car Transaction Prices Jump 3% in August, KBB Reports

In August, the estimated average transaction price for light vehicles in the United States was $32,495, according to the vehicle valuation source. New-car prices have also increased 2.7% from the same period last year.

August 5, 2014

KBB’s Jared Rowe Named AutoTrader President

Rowe, who previously served as president of Kelley Blue Book for two and a half years, will succeed Alan Smith, who is leaving AutoTrader to pursue personal interests.

July 31, 2014

KBB: Car Shoppers Confident in ‘New’ GM

Fifty percent of new-car shoppers think GM is a different company today compared to five years ago, while only 24% of new-car shoppers believe the ‘old’ GM still exists.