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Automakers Offer Payment Relief to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

While the devastating winds and rain of Hurricane Harvey have been curtailed, flooding is still a major issue — and Harvey has already been named the second most destructive hurricane in history, after only Katrina in 2005. In addition to deaths, injuries and property damage, Autotrader parent company Cox Automotive estimates more than 500,000 vehicles […]

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Seeking a New Breed of Loyal Customer? Fido May Hold the Key

63% of dog lovers actively seek vehicles that accommodate their four-legged companions, based on a recent Autotrader consumer survey.1 Ready to connect with canine-loving car buyers? Check out these free resources, and don’t miss the 2017 list of 7 Great Cars for Dog Lovers! Share this infographic to help car shoppers find the right fit […]

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Top Certified Pre-Owned Deals for August, According to Autotrader

It’s the time of year to fall back into daily routines as summer winds down. Many retailers start offering back-to-school deals, and these discounts aren’t just for students. If your end-of-summer shopping includes looking for a new vehicle, consider some great incentives on current certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles. “Going CPO is a great option for […]

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10 Simple Summer Car Care Tips from Autotrader

While Americans are busy enjoying fun summertime adventures, ranging from family road trips to trekking the kids to summer camps to regular jaunts to the pool or beach, it can be easy to forget to pay attention to car maintenance beyond your typical gas fill-up.  But the heat really can take its toll on your […]

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Blue Book Market Report – Second Quarter 2017

Auction Values Drop by 2.6 Percent in Second Quarter of 2017. Average Retention Values for 1- to 3-Year-Old Vehicles Down Nearly 2 Percent. Hybrid/Alternative Energy Segment Sees Largest Year-Over-Year Increase in 2016 Model-Year Value Retention. Read More

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New-Car Transaction Prices Rise Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July 2017, According To Kelley Blue Book

The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $34,721 in July 2017.  New-car prices have increased by $573 (up 1.7 percent) from July 2016, while decreasing slightly (down 0.3 percent) from last month. “Once again, the declining sales of cars and the growing popularity of SUVs is driving up the average […]

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July New-Car Sales To Decrease Nearly 6 Percent Year-Over-Year; Down Nearly 3 Percent From June 2017, According To Kelley Blue Book

New-vehicle sales are expected to fall nearly 6 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.43 million units in June 2017, resulting in an estimated 16.7 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com. “The annual selling pace is expected to remain below 17 million SAAR in July with volume dipping slightly […]

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10 Most Awarded Cars, Brands of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com

With more than 350 new cars to choose from each year, the biggest challenge for consumers lies in sifting through all of them to find the most exceptional vehicle to fulfill their individual wants and needs. To provide shoppers with short lists they can use to start their new-car research with confidence, the editors at Kelley […]

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Domestic Vehicles Dominate Autotrader’s Hottest Cars for Summer 2017

With massive heat waves sweeping the nation and most of America in the throes of the dog days of summer, Autotrader’s editors examined recent data to uncover the Hottest Cars for Summer 2017. The findings reveal that year-to-date, car shoppers visiting Autotrader’s website are searching most for vehicles from domestic manufacturers, with nine out of […]

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Kelley Blue Book® Price Advisor Helps Car Shoppers Buy With Confidence

Kelley Blue Book® wrote the book on car pricing, literally, earning the trust of car shoppers and dealers for the last 90 years. In fact, more consumers use Kelley Blue Book’s www.kbb.com to research pricing and compare vehicles than any other third-party site, and the industry leader connects with the most female and millennial buyers, nearly double the […]

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