Analysts forecast a healthier-than-expected SAAR of 12.8 million in June as the country expands reopening and more consumers resume car purchases, but warn that new market factors could create trouble ahead.
June 25, 2020
Analysts say April will be the worst auto sales month in at least 30 years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 30, 2020
Although used vehicle prices have risen steadily in recent years due to a deluge of off-lease, option-rich SUVs, and trucks hitting used lots, experts say this trend is set to hit a turning point, according to new research from Edmunds.
April 23, 2020
Edmunds’ revamped Industry Center page compiles digital product offerings, additional resources to support shoppers and dealers while shelter-in-place orders limit in-store interaction and sales.
April 22, 2020
Truck wars heat up as more options become available and amenities draw in a rapidly expanding base of shoppers.
February 27, 2020
The long, car-heavy list of vehicles set to depart the new vehicle market in 2020 includes the venerable Chevrolet Impala, which has been in noncontinuous production since 1957.
December 19, 2019
U.S. dealers sold slightly fewer new vehicles last month than in May of 2018, but the annual forecast increased to 17.4 million units — thanks in no small part to strong fleet sales.
June 4, 2019
The annual forecast for U.S. light-vehicle sales fell to 16.41 million as volume fell 2.3% year-over-year in an April that was expected to bring the year’s first gain following an underwhelming first quarter.
May 2, 2019
Edmunds analysts say it keeps getting harder for shoppers to afford a new car as prices continue to rise and interest rates remain elevated.
May 2, 2019
June’s annual percentage rate of 5.82% marked a 17% increase since January 2018. Add rising rates to a virtually saturated U.S. market, record-high vehicle prices, and historically high numbers of people who owe more than their cars are worth, and the stage is set for a market contraction, the firm said.
July 5, 2018
Although shoppers continue to flock toward pricier trucks and SUVs, steadily rising gas prices are beginning to stimulate consumer demand and increase residual values for smaller vehicles.
June 13, 2018
Thanks to a tight supply of late-model used vehicles, values don’t dramatically drop once the odometer crosses six figures, according to a new report from vehicle information site.
November 14, 2017
Car buyers are putting down $504 more on a new-vehicle purchase than they did five years ago. But with buyers purchasing pricier cars and interest rates on the rise, something has to give, Edmunds.com analysis said.
June 5, 2017
While low interest rates and consistent values are making it possible for the market to absorb the wave of newer, more expensive off-lease vehicles, demand for older, less expensive vehicles hasn't waned. But with fewer older vehicles available, sellers will be at a disadvantage, Edmunds said this week.
February 16, 2017
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February 2, 2017